Analog & Mixed-Signal Design Engineer, Staff

Cavium Networks, Inc.

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Irvine, CA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

About Marvell

At Marvell, we believe that infrastructure powers progress. That execution is as essential as innovation. That better collaboration builds better technology. Trusted by the world’s leading technology companies for 25 years, we move, store, process and secure the world’s data with semiconductor solutions designed for our customers’ current needs and future ambitions. Through a process of deep collaboration and transparency, we’re ultimately changing the way tomorrow’s enterprise, cloud, automotive, and carrier architectures transform—for the better.

The data infrastructure that our customers build has never been more critical to our global economy. It’s what’s keeping the world connected, businesses running, and information flowing. If you’re ready to excel, innovate, and truly enjoy your work, apply now for the position detailed below.

The Opportunity


Job Responsibilities:

The candidate will be involved in the design and development of state-of-the-art very-high-speed analog CMOS circuits. They will work with industry leading design experts and be responsible for all activities ranging from architecture and design, to silicon bring up and characterization. The company designs and manufactures high-speed communications integrated circuits. The candidate will develop CMOS ADCs, DACs, PLLs, amplifiers, equalizers, etc., with emphasis on performance, size and low power.


  • MSc/PhD EE in the areas of design of high-performance analog/mixed-signal ICs.
  • Proven experience in IC design including chip tape-out AND lab evaluation of design (either during graduate studies or working in the industry). Solid experience in
  • Using EDA CAD tools
  • Performing Analog Custom Layout
  • Experience in measuring IC performance and debug of design to correlate simulations to measurements
  • Deep understanding of fundamental, including:
  • Detailed transistor level design
  • Device physics
  • Control/Feedback loop stability analysis
  • Direct project experience in at least one of the following areas a plus:
    • ADC-DAC design
    • PLL or clock/freq generation design
    • RF/High-Speed (10GHz+) issues
  • Knowledge & experience in Verilog coding a plus
  • Experience in Package-System integration issues desired
  • Project experience in using advance CMOS nodes (FinFET experience a plus)
  • A team-player
  • Strong communication, presentation and documentation skills.


The Perks

With competitive compensation and great benefits, you will enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We’ll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us. For additional information on what it’s like to work at Marvell, visit our Careers page.

Your Future

Marvell provides a work environment that promotes employee growth and development. We are searching for an individual who wants to grow with the company and will strive to improve performance. If you are driven, personable, and energetic, there will be additional opportunities for you here at Marvell.

At Marvell, we are doing our part to help keep our communities and our teams safe. As part of our efforts, and to align with applicable government requirements, we are currently requiring all U.S. employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access any Marvell facility. Marvell further requires all new hires to report their vaccination status. Please be aware that your employment with Marvell may become subject to either the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Emergency Temporary Standard, both of which may place additional conditions of employment on you related to being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Marvell will consider requests for medical and religious accommodations.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Any applicant who requires a reasonable accommodation during the selection process should contact Marvell HR Helpdesk at or 408-222-3604.