Senior Analog IC Design Engineer

Silicon Laboratories Inc. Austin , TX 78719

Posted 5 months ago


Seeking an experienced Analog IC design engineer for developing complex analog mixed signal for Industrial Control, Industrial Power, Isolation, and other Infrastructure applications. The position requires a strong analog circuit design background including a strong history of innovative product and IP definition and design. Depending on experience level, the individual will participate in product roadmaps, definition, technology selection, design, and verification. The individual will have a role in defining and implementing the overall system architecture, designing transistor-level analog circuit blocks, simulating sub-system performance, creating and using behavioral models of blocks and the entire IC, doing and/or supervising physical layout, verifying circuit and chip-level operation and performance, and assisting with tape-out related activities. Responsibilities will also include detailed documentation, silicon evaluation and debugging, production test development support, customer support, and other activities as required for the achievement of high volume production.


  • Architects, designs and verifies circuits, systems, algorithms, etc. to meet product requirements

  • Develops innovative new designs for patenting or protecting as trade secret

  • Participates and contributes to product definition

  • Balancing innovation with execution: to ensure that the projects are delivered in a timely manner

  • Demonstrates good judgment in solving a broad range of issues, based on an advanced understanding of industry practices and company policies and procedures

  • Responsible for custom layout, including overseeing the work of layout designers

  • Reports on design results through design reviews, in accordance with company quality requirements and resolves action items generated as a result of these reviews

  • Attends design reviews to provide input and learn from other designers' experiences

  • Research design techniques through technical publications and seminars

Education Requirements

  • A technology-related master's degree or equivalent training and 6 or more years of developing high performance analog and/or power solutions in CMOS/BiCMOS technologies

  • An advanced degree may reduce the minimum experience required. Graduate coursework is desirable

Minimum Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge of MOS transistors and analog circuit design

  • Knowledge of complex AC/DC analysis (poles, zeros, compensation), loop dynamics and feedback systems

  • Advanced knowledge of device physics and CMOS/BiCMOS fabrication processes

  • Strong background in analog signal chain solutions with experience in voltage/current references, thermal management and system integration

  • Strong design experience working with analog mixed signal building blocks(amplifiers, feedback systems, comparators etc)

  • Advanced knowledge in signals, systems and transforms

  • Advanced understanding of layout tradeoffs for performance and size

Additional Skills (one or more of these are highly desirable)

  • Knowledge of high voltage processes and design in BCD and/or SOI type processes

  • Advanced MOS Device modeling skills (noise, excess thermal noise, DIBL)

  • Exceptional laboratory measurement skills (analog, RF-as req.)

  • System knowledge (e.g., isolators) and advanced design skills in system modeling

  • Strong knowledge of circuit simulation tools, layout verification tools, Matlab, and UNIX

  • Familiarity with quality systems documentation and procedures

  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills


  • Great medical (Choice of PPO or Consumer Driven Health Plan with HSA), dental & vision plans

  • Highly competitive salary

  • 401k plan with match and Roth plan option

  • Equity rewards (RSUs)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Life/AD&D and disability coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Adoption assistance

  • Back-Up childcare

  • Additional benefit options (Commuter benefits, Legal benefits, Pet insurance)

  • Up to 25 days off per full year, (2 weeks of vacation, 1 week floating holidays, & 10 company holidays)

  • 3 paid volunteer days per year

  • Charitable contribution match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Free downtown parking

  • Onsite gym

  • Monthly wellness offerings

  • Free snacks

  • Monthly company updates with our CEO

More about Silicon Labs

We hire the most innovative talent in the world to solve the industry's toughest problems, providing our customers with significant advantages in performance, energy savings, connectivity and design simplicity. Silicon Labs' software and mixed signal engineering teams create solutions for customers in diverse markets including the Internet of Things, (IoT), internet infrastructure, TV tuners, as well as automotive and consumer radios. Our solutions are in products from the market leaders in home automation, electric vehicles, green technology, smart TVs and home voice control automation. We take pride in our products and in our people, and that's one of the many reasons we continue to be awarded Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company by the Global Semiconductor Alliance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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