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Senior 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 Senior 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 circuit designs to specification with little supervision.
  • The Senior Analogue Design engineer is a trusted member of the design team.
  • Delivering circuit designs to specification with little supervision.
  • Taking the lead role for subsystem and smaller chip developments and contributing new ideas for the architecture.
  • Collaborating with the wider engineering team (product definition, validation, applications and test engineering) to ensure product success.
  • Communicate work in a clear and professional manner to the design team demonstrating structured thinking and attention to detail.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience in Analogue IC design.
  • Must have an intuitive understanding of CMOS analogue circuit design practice.
  • Evidence of innovation in previous work.
  • Experience of automotive development process and Functional Safety.
  • RF (2GHz +) analogue circuit design experience.
  • Expert 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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