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ASIC Digital Design Engineer

iRobot Defense Holdings, Inc. • Goleta, CA
a month ago

Be visionary

At Teledyne FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives Teledyne FLIR is making a real difference in our world.

Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.


Job Description


Job Summary:

ASIC Digital Design Engineer: Oversees definition, design, verification, and documentation for ASIC development. Determines architecture design, logic design, and system simulation. Defines module interfaces/formats for simulation. Contributes to the development of multidimensional designs involving the layout of complex integrated circuits. Evaluates all aspects of the process flow from high-level design to synthesis, place and route, and timing and power use. Analyzes equipment to establish operation data, conducts experimental tests, and evaluates results. May also review vendor capability to support development.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

Detailed Description:

  • Flow down and documentation customer requirements

  • Develop IC specifications

  • Develop IC digital design concept, logic blocks, and logic block floor plan

  • Perform digital design, timing design, and detailed digital simulations

  • Generation of IC design documentation

  • Design verification with digital and analog transistor level simulation

  • Perform circuit layout and verification as needed

  • Customer interface and design review presentations

  • Coordination with design team, analog design, and full custom IC cell layout

  • IC Device Test Support; Provide assistance (as required) to test engineering to perform test verification

  • Attention to Detail required while performing design, layout, verification and simulations

  • Collaboration and Teamwork required to coordinate with design team, analog design, and full custom IC cell layout team members

  • Knowledge of and Continuous Learning in the following areas:

    • Full Custom IC Layout Design and CAD tools

    • Imaging Systems and Electro-Optical Components

    • Digital design for CMOS technology

    • Simulation tools such as SPICE

    • Schematic Capture and simulation

  • Analytical Problem Solving skills required in order to identify the root cause of difficult technical problems as well as analyzing alternate approaches and developing practical solutions to solve technical problems while performing complex IC designs.

  • Organization, Planning & Execution required to ensure adherence to detailed digital IC design process and documentation

  • Strong Communication Skills and Good Presentation required to support customer presentations. i.e. PDR, CDR

  • Innovation; must have the ability to develop new ideas and/or creative designs using innovative methodologies and/or concepts

  • Decision Making; Must be self directing and possess the ability to make decisions based on problem analysis and evaluation of alternatives, risks and consequences

Job Qualifications:

  • B.S. in EE or Physics required

  • Minimum 5 years experience in IC design, circuit topology, analog design, schematic capture and simulation required.

  • Strong Computer Skills: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • Knowledgeable in ISO 9001 process and procedures

  • Advanced skills in IC Design CAD tools

  • Applicants must be either a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, legal permanent resident, asylee, refugee or must be eligible to apply for and obtain the appropriate export control license from the U.S. Departments of State or Commerce


Teledyne FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

Teledyne FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.