Digital IC Design Engineer - New College Graduates

University Recruiting Austin, Texas


About Silicon Labs:

We are Silicon Labs. We are the leading provider of silicon, software and solutions for a smarter, more connected world

We hire the most innovative talent in the world to solve the industry’s toughest problems, providing our customers with significant advantages in performance, energy savings, connectivity and design simplicity. Silicon Labs’ software and mixed signal engineering teams create solutions for customers in diverse markets including the Internet of Things, (IoT), internet infrastructure, TV tuners, as well as automotive and consumer radios. Our solutions are in products from the market leaders in home automation, electric vehicles, green technology, smart TVs and home voice control automation. We take pride in our products and in our people, and that’s one of the many reasons we continue to be awarded Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company by the Global Semiconductor Alliance.

Why this position matters:

As a Design Engineer at Silicon Labs you will play a key role in designing & verifying transistor-level analog & digital circuit blocks, doing and/or supervising physical layout, verifying circuit level operation and performance, and assisting with tape-out related activities.

  • As a Design Engineer on the Infrastructure & Automotive team you will work on developing complex mixed-signal ICs for Power, Isolation, and Timing applications. Many of the ICs include isolated drivers and sensors, data conversion, phase-locked loops, microcontrollers, and other mixed-signal circuitry. Learn more about our I&A products here and here.

Silicon Labs has a track record of multiple industry firsts and of transforming and disrupting large and diversified markets. Our Design Engineers are at the forefront of that success!

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What you will do:

  • Focus on specification, design entry, verification, FPGA emulation of digital blocks and chip-level designs
  • Be a part of a small, collaborative team of the industry’s most innovative talent

What skills you will need:

  • M.S. or Ph.D in Electrical Engineering with focus on IC design
  • Strong foundational knowledge of digital circuit design concepts, simulation, and verification techniques
  • Any skills or experience in the follow areas will be considered a plus:
    • Microprocessor architecture and implementation
    • Low-power digital circuit design techniques
    • Wired and wireless digital communications systems
    • Digital circuit verification and production test coverage
    • High-speed, high-performance digital circuit design techniques
    • Logic synthesis, placement, clock tree synthesis, and timing analysis
    • Competence in behavioral modeling (e.g. Verilog, VerilogAMS, System Verilog), high-level languages (e.g., C, C++, Matlab) and scripting languages (e.g Python)
    • Competence in RTL coding
    • Competence in circuit simulation, verification, and analysis tools
    • Competence in schematic capture, layout, and layout verification tools
    • Competence in behavioral modeling (e.g. Verilog, VerilogAMS, System Verilog), high-level languages (e.g., C, C++, Matlab) and scripting languages (e.g Python)


  • Great medical (Choice of PPO or Consumer Driven Health Plan with HSA), dental & vision plans
  • Highly competitive salary
  • 401k plan with match and Roth plan option
  • Equity rewards (RSUs)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Life/AD&D and disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Adoption assistance
  • Back-Up childcare
  • Additional benefit options (Commuter benefits, Legal benefits, Pet insurance)
  • Up to 25 days off per full year, (2 weeks of vacation, 1 week floating holidays, & 10 company holidays)
  • 3 paid volunteer days per year
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free downtown parking
  • Onsite gym
  • Monthly wellness offerings
  • Free snacks
  • Monthly company updates with our CEO

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.