Analog and mixed-signal design engineer (BE and NL)

Job summary

Designs advanced analog and mixed-signal integrated building blocks for RF CMOS, high-speed data communication, data acquisition and low-power & low-voltage applications.

Key responsibilities & tasks

Key responsibilities

  1. Contributes to the successful realization of a project in a design team.
  2. Autonomously designs a given topology to meet the given specifications in the foreseen timeframe.
  3. Achieves the successful realization of the layout in close collaboration with layout team.
  4. Shares design experiences with co-developers and/or other designers of the company.
  5. Contributes to the achievement of the quality objectives as stated in the quality policy of AnSem.

Tasks

  • Design & Layout
    • Performs design and takes corrective actions in such a way that the final result meets all requirements as stated in the Design document, including all remarks from review.
    • Enters the given design schematic in the schematic entry tool.
    • Creates size file according to the Design guidelines.
    • Generates simulation decks to qualify the design.
    • Qualifies the design with the appropriate tools.
    • Generates layout specifications for layout team.
    • Performs critical simulations with extracted netlist
  • Reporting & Communication
    • Signs the project planning with “seen by” and carries out the assigned tasks as planned.
    • Reports proactively progress and slippage of assigned tasks to PL
    • Writes design document including 1 page summary and updates Block review document
    • Delivers the following files to PL:
      • Schematics (readable on-screen and printed)
      • Size files (commented),
      • Parameters files, Simulation files (set-up files + results typical),
      • Qualification files: corner set (2^n) and summary.
    • Notifies PL that design is ready for review.
    • Delivers Design document, section layout to LE.
    • Reports all layout issues that come up during the layout review in the Block review document, including a corrective action list and delivers update to LE
    • Approves (except backannotation section), numbers and archives the Block review document, section layout, in accordance to the Design guidelines.
    • Updates the design document and Block review document after backannotation
    • Makes notes of all oral communication with external people.
    • Fills in weekly time sheet form including planning, comments and remaining work
    • Hands over all received printed project related documentation to Admin.
    • Other duties as assigned and according to the priorities of the moment.

Job Requirements

Education/experience:

  • Degree in electrical engineering (microelectronics preferred).
  • Prior industrial experience in analog and mixed-signal design is not required but of added value.

Mandatory competences

  • Technical: A basic knowledge of analog electronics is a must.
  • Language: Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

Desirable

  • Language: understanding of Dutch
  • Social skills: Able to work in a team.
  • Problem solving skills: Able to solve problems and implement solutions autonomously.
  • Verbal and written communication skills: Able to communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing so others will understand.

Offer

  • An international environment with a winning appetite and focus on quality.
  • AnSem offers plenty of training & development initiatives to ensure your growth!
  • An attractive remuneration package with several extra-legal benefits such as group insurance, hospitalization insurance, meal vouchers, bonus etc.
  • Our headquarter offices are situated at the Researchpark in Heverlee, Belgium. We have a second design center in the Kennispark in Enschede, The Netherlands.