IC Resources Ltd

Principal Analog / RF IC Layout Engineer - South West UK

Location
South West England
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted
11 Sep 2016
Closes
09 Oct 2016
Ref
J32937
Contact
Ane Bauer
Specialist Area
Analogue, Hardware, Semiconductors
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior/Principal Analog/RF IC Layout Engineer - UK

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful semiconductor company involved in the design of high speed Analog and Mixed Signal ICs who currently seek a Senior/Principal Analog/RF IC Layout Engineer for their site based in the South West of England.

In this position you will perform Analog/Mixed-Signal/RF IC layouts primarily in Silicon CMOS technologies (also SiGe BiCMOS).

As this is a senior role you will be working as the layout lead and will be expected to drive layout, define other layout engineers tasks, take layout all the way through the design flow without supervision and creating processes for continual improvement.

Responsibilities include:

* Producing and delivering high quality layouts
* Floorplanning, block level layout, importing digital layouts into analogue blocks, top level integration and pad ring layout of RF/high speed blocks
* Co-ordinating off-site layout block resources and supports other team members
* Conducting tape-out verification tasks which include; DRC and LVS
* Preparing technical reviews and product documentation
* Working with cross functional teams to deliver IC Products.

The successful Senior IC Layout Engineer will have experience from a similar position in the layout of CMOS and BiCMOS circuits ideally operating at >10GHz frequencies and will have strong knowledge in Cadence Virtuoso tools e.g. XL, DIVA, PVS, ASSURA and Mentor Calibre.

Strong experience in block-level designs, top level integration and floor planning is required along with a deep understanding of layout techniques; design rules, ESD, isolation, device matching and low parasitic. A solid track record in full chip assembly and verification and SKILL programming, Design kits, layout and verification tools is of interest. You will also need to be a strong communicator and be able to work effectively on your own initiative.

If you are looking for a new challenge and feel that you have the required skills , please contact Ane at IC Resources today.

Key skills: Semiconductors, Datacoms, Analog (Analogue) IC Layout, CMOS, BiCMOS, DRC, LVS, SKILL, Cadence Virtuoso, XL, DIVA, PVS, ASSURA, SKILL programming. Location: South West England, UK.

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