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Staff Engineer Analogue IC Design

Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless

Bristol, UK
Posted on Saturday, February 17, 2024

Location: Bristol, UK

Our Team:

Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC; www.Semtech.com) is a leading supplier of high-quality analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products. Semtech has a large number of design centres around the world, including three within the UK. The Bristol design centre is focused on optoelectronic ICs primarily targeted to datacoms and adjacent markets. Products include TIAs, laser drivers, optical receivers and fully integrated transceiver IC products from below 1Gbps to over 800Gbps. Within the centre, all functions of product development from initial ideas to full prodization take place, including, marketing, definition, design, layout, product engineering, validation, test engineering, characterization, qualification, applications, etc. Due to the significant innovation and differentiation in the development of our products, Semtech has continued to be the leader in our target markets.

Job Summary:

Searching for an experienced semiconductor Staff Engineer Analogue IC Design with direct experience, and track record, of bringing automotive products through the NPI development process from definition to production release, including all quality, functional safety and qualification related analysis and documentation.


  • Delivers functional blocks to specification on time and to a high quality with minimal oversight.

  • Working towards taking ownership of more complex subsystems on chip.

  • Adopting an additional area of technical specialization of value to the team.

  • Taking full ownership of their ongoing development as an analogue designer.

  • Communicating and presenting complex work in a clear and professional manner.

  • Writing reports and holding design reviews, demonstrating structured thinking and attention to detail.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of relevant industry experience in Analogue IC design.

  • A clear and demonstrable enthusiasm for CMOS analogue circuit design.

  • Has taken full ownership of delivering blocks and minor subsystems.

  • Experience of automotive development process and Functional Safety.

  • Competent user of Cadence tools (IC6) and Calibre.

  • Fluent spoken and written English.

Career Growth Philosophy

At Semtech, we seek innovation and leadership from each and every member of our team. Our goal is to ensure that our talented professionals are equipped with support, resources, and the opportunity to excel. Our pay-for-performance philosophy provides recognition and prestige coupled with a competitive compensation package.

The intent of this job description is to describe the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically included in this description.

All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

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