Development & Quality

Analog Layout Engineer (f/m/d) - Düsseldorf, Germany

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Your future job

As an Analog Layout Engineer at Melexis, you will contribute to the development of Integrated Circuits (ICs) for the automotive and consumer markets, taking complete ownership of layout, verification and documentation activities, as well as supporting other teams until adoption of the final product by the customer. 

Being a part of a multi-disciplinary international project team, more specifically, you will:

  • Be responsible for transferring hierarchical schematics into a hierarchical layout
  • Implement the IP’s and black boxes from suppliers into the chip level layout
  • Create a floorplan of the full chip level layout to fit the given layout constraints and assembly constraints
  • Perform all checks to guarantee a correct implementation of the schematics and to assure compliance with the used technology and document the results
  • Flag risks regarding implementation or timing to the PM/lead designer and work together to mitigate these risks
  • Provide relevant information to suppliers (i.e. Digital Competence Center) regarding integration of IP’s/black boxes in the chip level layout
  • Provide documentation and information to ensure the full chip layout, including other layout/supplier input, is up the expected quality level
  • Assess the points of the layout review checklist and their impact on the implemented layout
  • Challenge design on implemented schematics regarding wells, matching, size, primitive components, power/ground)
  • Set time and area constraints for own block/chip layout

Your profile

  • You hold a bachelor degree in a relevant field, and have more than 3 years of experience in the area of custom analog/physical layout
  • Knowledge of BCD and CMOS processes and device parasitic
  • Knowledgeable on layout techniques for device matching, minimising parasitics and high power routing
  • Understand issues of RC delay, electromigration, and cross capacitance
  • Experience in recognision of failure prone circuit and layout structures, dedicatedly working with circuit designer for best approach to problems is a plus
  • High level proficiency in interpretation of Calibre DRC, ERC, LVS, etc.
  • Knowledge of Mentor Graphics or Cadence layout tools
  • Team player, passionate about technology, solution driven
  • Self-motivated and able to take full responsibility for solutions
  • Conscientious and structured way of working
  • Effective communication skills in English, ability to work in a team environment
  • Flexible and open mindset
  • Enjoy working an international environment

We offer

  • The opportunity to take ownership of your professional passion in order to contribute to the success of the company
  • An enjoyable, team-oriented and professional atmosphere in a flat-structured organization
  • A challenging job in a dynamic high-tech international environment
  • Exposure to the full product development life cycle
  • Versatile development opportunities
  • Working in an attractive city - state capital of North-Rhine Westfalia, with a great surrounding