Mixed Signal IC Layout Designer SP-6170

Engineering Services Mesa, Arizona

In this position, you will work closely with design engineering to complete the layout and verification of high-performance mixed-signal CMOS Integrated Circuits using Cadence Virtuoso XL and Mentor's Calibre tools, and work with circuit engineers to generate topological layouts to ensure optimal circuit performance.


  • Solving layout design issues and applying proactive intervention
  • Proactively work with design engineers to achieve efficient circuit performance
  • Design analog & mixed-signal layouts
  • Understand device matching techniques
  • Understand signal conditioning/protection techniques
  • Excellent collaboration skills, including written and verbal communication
  • Outstanding layout planning and integration skills
  • Experience in routing at the block level and chip top-level using assisted/automated tools

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Electronic/IC layout CAD specialization or related program and 10+ years of IC layout experience
  • Ability to layout analog circuitry in a size/time constrained environment
  • Understand layout techniques such as common centroid, matching, isolation, shielding, and the use of dummy devices
  • Solid understanding of ESD, Latch-up, STI, WPE, electro-migration, IR drop, cross-coupling capacitance, DFM, and Antenna effect
  • Ability to solve design problems while using a combination of technical skills, intuition, and creativity
  • Proficiency in floor planning activities with block assembly, and block-level routing
  • LVS trouble shooting and debug skills
  • Proven track record of working in a fast-paced team-oriented environment
  • Great teammate and works well with others

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Electronics Engineering or related program
  • Comfortable with multiple IC design CAD tools and foundry PDKs
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute ideas for improved efficiency and automation of layout tasks
  • Knowledge of analog, digital, and mixed-signal fundamentals

This position is located in Mesa, AZ

This is a hybrid 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.

Cirrus Logic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive to select the best qualified applicant for any opening and to reward employees based on their skills, experience and performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, gender, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.