Staff Analog Design Engineer TP-5472

Hardware Engineering Newbury, Berkshire Edinburgh, Scotland

We have a great opportunity for a talented Staff Analog Design Engineer to support our growing design team in the UK. You will have the opportunity to develop industry leading mixed-signal SOCs for consumer markets and become part of an organisation that operates at the forefront of cutting-edge technology. In return, we offer a unique environment where contribution is heavily rewarded! This role can be based in our Edinburgh or Newbury offices.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of engineers with responsibility for the delivery of complex mixed-signal products
  • Design and develop new circuit architectures and techniques on advanced process nodes with an awareness of competing solutions and commercial pressures
  • Make a significant contribution to all phases of the project from business and resource planning, market definition, through to development and product delivery
  • Take a lead role in specification, architectural development, transistor-level design, SPICE, Matlab and Verilog (System Verilog, Verilog A, Verilog-AMS) modelling and simulation, layout supervision, post-layout simulation, chip-level verification, and lab validation
  • Organised, detailed, and meticulous with strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work hard and thrive in a dynamic environment
  • Be responsible for contributing to the growth of the group including the recruitment, mentoring, review and supervision of junior engineers

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • BS, MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering (or related fields) with proven and relevant professional experience in mixed signal CMOS circuit design
  • Strong background in the design and development of CMOS analog/mixed-signal products with a track record of delivery and commercial success
  • Highly proficient with industry design tools and simulation environments
  • Highly familiar with the challenges of mixed-signal system design, including the fundamentals of analog/mixed-signal modelling, chip-level and sub-system integration and verification, physical implementation, and process limitations
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills with a detailed understanding of signal processing, control theory and circuit and system analysis techniques
  • Highly qualified at silicon validation and bench debug with an appreciation of PCB design and board level issues
  • Able to interact directly with multi-functional teams including marketing and product definition, production test, product engineering, and end customer interface
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • An understanding, appreciation, and passion for audio engineering
  • Design of low power clock generation circuits, oscillators, PLLs, FLLs etc.
  • Audio ADC and DAC design
  • DSP or algorithm development
  • Design of power management systems
  • Digital system level design
  • Ability to incorporate and lead new design techniques, methods independent of existing practices
This is a hybrid on-site position and will follow a 2+ day in-office work schedule, with in-office days based on business needs and team preference. You must be based within commutable distance of the work location listed on the job posting, or willing to relocate prior to beginning employment with Cirrus Logic.

At Cirrus Logic, we believe that diversity drives innovation and we are committed to encouraging an open and collaborative culture where different approaches, ideas and points of view are respected and valued. Our aim is to promote a workplace where everyone can contribute irrespective of race, colour, national origin, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy status or disability.