Vacancy NameAnalog IC Design EngineerLocation CityAthensLocation RegionLocation CountryGreeceRole also available inAbout u-bloxu-blox (SIX : UBXN) is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets.
Their smart and reliable solutions, services and products let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks.
With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, and secure data services and connectivity, u blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative and reliable solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost effectively.
With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA. (www.
u-blox.com)Job Description Looking for Clever Heads!
This is an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Analog IC Design Engineer where you will be contributing in the design and development of the next generation of highly integrated RF ICs using Cadence tools in deep sub-micron CMOS processes.
You will use your skills as an Integrated Circuit designer to support exciting and new projects. You will handle complex engineering assignments in collaboration with local and remote RF, HW, System and Test Engineering teams.
If you are an Analog IC Design Engineer with excellent design skills, looking to participate in challenging cutting-edge technology IC design projects at a very pleasant professional working environment, then that is the right place for you!
Location : u-blox Athens Site (Greece)
Specify and design Analog and RF circuit blocks such as LNAs and Mixers, Frequency Synthesizers (PLLs), Filters, Bandgap, LDO, Power management, DAC and ADC circuits etc.
Integration of these analog circuits with both RF and digital circuits
Low voltage and low power CMOS design techniques in nanometer technologies are emphasized
Full custom layout and physical verification
Design report writing
Design of test plans for these circuits both in lab and at final test
Radio and Analog / RF block characterization in the lab
Your skills and experience
Degree qualified in Electrical, Electronics or Communications Engineering, Applied Physics or equivalent experience
Experience in the latest analog CAD flows for CMOS technologies
Good understanding of analog circuit design techniques, simulator options and capabilities, and IC layout design techniques and verification methodologies
Experience in any of the following areas : Filters (continuous and discrete-time), Bandgap Reference, voltage / current references, LNAs and Mixers, Frequency Synthesizers (PLLs), LDO, DAC and ADC circuits etc.
Knowledge of modelling and design of a broad range of analog circuits using VerilogA and / or AMS
Experience of carrying out analog block characterization in the lab. Automated test experience an advantage
Understanding of product life cycle of an analog / RFIC from specification to production
You should be a team player with excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and with other engineers distributed across several locations
Fluent in English writing and speaking
Familiarity with 65nm / 28nm / 22nm CMOS processes
Automated lab test experience (using Python)
Perks and Benefits
A multicultural and international company with over 50 different nationalities
Project-based activities working with colleagues across the globe
A start-up and innovation mindset while in the process of scaling-up processes and efficiencies
Hybrid work model (40% remote / 60% office) + flexible working hours
Training and career growth opportunities
Company Bonus and Stock Option Plan
Parking lot or public transportation subscription
Relocation costs supported
Social benefits according to location : Greece : Meal Allowance, Health & Life Insurance, Private Pension Plan, 50% income tax relief for all citizens (EU and non-EU) relocating to Greece
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