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Power Management IC Design Lead

Alif Semiconductor

Alif Semiconductor

Irvine, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Alif Semiconductor is revolutionizing the way secure connected AI-enabled embedded solutions are created. We are looking for motivated individuals who want to be involved in a fast-paced environment with cutting-edge technology.
Responsible for the design/lead of the Power Management IC deliverable for LTE, GNSS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee and other communication systems. Ideal candidate can design Analog/Power Management building blocks as well as PMU Top-Level (layout, digital, RFIC and system).

Minimum Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering with 10+ years of experience in Analog/PMU design with advanced CMOS technology nodes. SOI technology experience a plus.
  • Experience as Design Lead for Power Management IC. Open to candidates with extensive experience designing PMU building blocks with Design Lead aspiration/capability.
  • Detailed knowledge with direct tape-out experience in several of the following a MUST: LDO, Bandgap, DC-DC Converter, various ADC/DAC architectures, OPAMP/Amplifiers, Comparators, Analog Filters, Variable Gain Amplifiers, XTAL Oscillators, Ring Oscillator, etc. Emphasis on LOW POWER DESIGN.
  • Good understanding of analog design concepts such as analysis of noise, linearity, mismatch, stability, offset and other analog impairments.
  • Knowledge of QFN & CSP packaging effects, supply isolations, circuit layout for optimum Analog/RF performance, EM effects, PEX (post-layout parasitic extraction).
  • Experience in using development tools including Cadence Virtuoso, Spectre RF, MATLAB and Verilog modeling.
  • Understanding of system specifications and ability to translate system requirement into circuit requirement at IC level.
  • Hands-on experience in silicon characterization and debug.
  • Team player with good verbal and written communication skills along with excellent presentations skills (MS Office Suite). Strong sense of urgency.

Desired Qualifications

  • 12+ years of Analog/PMU Design.
  • Technical Lead experience a plus. Experience with Power Management IC top-level simulation & verification.
  • Mixed-Mode simulation experience.
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