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Analog Design, Staff Engineer

pin icon Markham, Ontario, Canada
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Category: Engineering Hire Type: Employee
Job ID 50346BR Date posted 05/27/2024
Are you a dynamic individual with a passion for analog and mixed-signal circuit design? We are seeking talented and enthusiastic circuit designers to join our R&D team, where you will be at the forefront of integrated circuit technology and design flow optimization. This position offers an incredible opportunity to define the design workflow and best practices across our DDR/HBM memory PHY organization. If you have a creative mindset and enjoy working with circuit teams across the globe, we want you on board!


Circuit Design Flow:
  • Collaborate with circuit experts to develop and optimize design flows, ranging from schematic topology and logical equivalence verification to performance and reliability simulations such as aging, EMIR and HTOL.
  • Define tool specifications that are detailed, clear, and easily understood by CAD and software automation teams.
  • Create clear and concise documentation, including process workflows, design requirements and user guides. Maintain comprehensive records of all decisions to aid team members and future developments.

Team Collaboration:
  • Embrace teamwork and open communication, actively participating in meetings and sharing your insights to achieve collective goals effectively.
  • Host discussion forums and align circuit teams across the globe on design flows for quality and productivity improvements.

  • PhD or MSc with 5+ years of analog and mixed-signal IC design experience.
  • Hands-on design experience in analog or high-speed circuits, e.g. receiver equalizer, VCO, transmitter, voltage regulator etc.
  • In-depth understanding of transistor reliability, layout techniques and timing analysis.
  • Proficient in Python, Perl or other scripting languages.
  • Strong communication and time management skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
Our Silicon IP business is all about integrating more capabilities into an SoC—faster. We offer the world’s broadest portfolio of silicon IP—predesigned blocks of logic, memory, interfaces, analog, security, and embedded processors. All to help customers integrate more capabilities. Meet unique performance, power, and size requirements of their target applications. And get differentiated products to market quickly with reduced risk.

At Synopsys, we’re at the heart of the innovations that change the way we work and play. Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence. The cloud. 5G. The Internet of Things. These breakthroughs are ushering in the Era of Smart Everything. And we’re powering it all with the world’s most advanced technologies for chip design and software security. If you share our passion for innovation, we want to meet you.
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