Digital Design Engineer

April 23, 2024
Reference key: es12201
Deadline date:

Job Description

Digital Design Engineer with experience of the complete Digital ASIC Design flow required by market-leading semiconductor multinational in Dublin. 


  • Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering or related field 

  • Good working knowledge of the complete Digital ASIC Design flow (specification, frontend RTL Design, Verification, STA, DFT and physical implementation)

  • Good working knowledge of DSP concepts used in modern communications systems

  • Experience implementing fixed point algorithms into RTL

  • Experience with Low-power IC design techniques

  • Familiarity with designing in CMOS 40nm or less nodes

  • Experience with System Verilog and Verilog

  • Experience with Scripting languages (C, Perl, Python)

  • Very good interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work on own initiative to come up with innovative solutions

  • Good communication skills – verbal & written


  • Design, implementation and block verification of various digital blocks and sub-systems

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to deliver the next-generation products from concept to volume production

  • Support concurrent engineering activities to ensure ongoing production of quality products with high-yield

  • Support applications team to maximize revenue from current products

  • Actively contribute to the generation of product specifications (block, sub-system and IC level)

  • Design and document digital / DSP baseband / system blocks as required using low-power RTL coding techniques

  • Perform design verification of relevant blocks / subsystems

  • Work with the verification team to specify verification requirements for your designs

  • Work with IC physical designers on synthesis, power optimisation, formal verification and timing closure

  • Ensure that designs follow industry best practice design flows, verification techniques, Design For Test (DFT) and quality process adherence

  • Perform synthesis at the block and sub-system level

  • Create design and product documentation and host design reviews

  • Develop test specifications and coordinate with test/product engineering to drive product releases

  • Execute plans and develop test procedures

  • Actively participate in silicon bring-up and characterization testing