JOB DESCRIPTION *
Looking for highly skilled Principal Analog High-Speed Datacom IC Design Engineer to join our team and contribute to specification, architecture, design and development of integrated circuits from initial concept to production quality for next generation USB and Ethernet products.
This role requires designing and architecting in-silicon macros for High-Speed Datacom SERDES. This position at Microchip Technology Inc.
is for the USB & Networking group located in Chennai or Hyderabad, India.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Design and Verify Analog / Mixed-Signal macros for High-Speed Datacom SERDES : ADCs, DACs, PLLs, Transmitters / TX, Receivers / RX, LDOs, Regulators, High Speed I / Os, Bandgap, POR, Oscillator, Charge Pump, Under / Over Voltage Protection, DC-DC Switching Converters, Analog Switches etc.
System and Transistor-level design and verification utilizing mixed-mode simulation methods across different scenarios, corners and mismatches.
Schematic generation and simulation on modern CAD tools (Cadence-Virtuoso).
Work closely with layout engineers, reviewing, mitigating and optimizing any impact due to parasitic / proximity layout effects.
Generate specification of block-level and top-level Mixed-Signal and Analog designs.
Generate behavioural models of Mixed-Signal and Analog blocks.
Document and drive formal reviews.
Work closely with other designers on implementation and specification details of the interfacing blocks.
Define validation plans for post-silicon product-level ATE or lab validation.
Interface with and support applications, product and test engineering, marketing, development systems, technology development, CAD, layout and other design organizations.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Ability to analyse complex systems using hand and computer tools.
Ability to collaborate and develop solutions with internal cross functional teams.
Ability to multi-task complex IC design tasks in an evolving project environment.
Ability to meet aggressive timelines and project goals with little to no supervision.
Excellent technical, verbal and interpersonal skills are required.
Knowledge of Verilog, Liberty timing and IBIS models is a plus.
Strong knowledge in device operation and physics.
Strong knowledge in low power and high-speed design techniques.
EDUCATION AND / OR WORK EXPERIENCE
BSEE and minimum of 10 years of industry experience in Electronics / Electrical Engineering.
Direct design experience in multiple Analog SERDES sub-macros including ADCs, DACs, PLLs, Transmitters / TX, Receivers / RX, LDOs, Regulators, High Speed I / Os, Bandgap, POR, Oscillator, Charge Pump, Under / Over Voltage Protection, DC-DC Switching Converters, Analog Switches etc.
Significant experience with Cadence and other Analog and Mixed-Signal IC design tools.
Experience working with Power Supplies, Source meters, oscilloscopes, signal generators, and other lab equipment, to validate designs in silicon.
Experience working in globally distributed design team.
Experience working with Calibre for DRC / LVS / ERC / PEX analysis.
Experience working in Cadence Virtuoso IC Design environment.
Experience in Unix / Linux operating systems.
Experience in generating / executing scripts (Scheme, SKILL, Per / tcl, etc.).
Experience in SKILL programming is a plus.
Good team player, attitude and thirst for continuous learning.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and / or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.