Principal Digital Design Engineer

April 9, 2024
Reference key: ES11429
Deadline date:

Job Description

  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Cork

Principal Digital Design Engineer required by market-leading semiconductor manufacturer in County Cork.


  • Bachelor/Masters/PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar field with a focus on electronics.
  • 9+ years industry experience.
  • Proven expertise in Silicon product development.
  • Knowledge of digital design flows.
  • Knowledge of requirement-driven development flows and requirement definition.
  • Understanding of system specifications and translating into requirements at IP level.
  • The ability to resolve cross-functional teams of analog and digital designers, verification, and test engineers.
  • An understanding of IP development, chip integration, timing analysis, and testability.


  • Specify, design and verify digital circuits achieving high performance, low power, and efficient implementation.

  • Act as go-to person for analog and digital designers as well as for verification and test engineers.

  • Play a role in the development of digital solutions for the next generation of automotive products.

  • Work with architects and system engineers to define IP and product specifications.

  • Working on verification requirements definition

  • Support IP characterization into high volume production

  • Ensure Functional Safety compliance across the whole sub-system.

  • Ensure efficient Design for Test procedures are implemented.