Specialist Layout Specialists & Manager

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Specialist Layout Specialists & Manager, Integrated Power IC Design

Maxim is excited to announce the establishment of a new design center in Dublin, Ireland. Maxim believes strong leaders are key to success and Maxim is seeking a senior level IC layout specialist and manager. This position requires experience with switching DC-DC Integrated Power, and more specifically layout of the high current switching power FETs and associated circuit in application like Buck or Boost converters.

Maxim Integrated is a highly successful, $2.4 billion company. With offices and manufacturing sites around the world, we design award-winning semiconductors that make the world more integrated. We also know that it’s our people who make us a great company.

Cpl are the exclusive recruitment partner of Maxim for their new design centre, which has just opened in South Dublin.

Job Description:

  • Collaborate with circuit designers and understand the sensitivities of each layout activity. Communicate those requirements to the layout team and implement processes to ensure quality.
  • Performing and teaching the layout of high current power FETs, understanding constraints such as current crowding and electro-migration all the way to the package.
  • Performing and teaching the layout of precision circuit level designs understanding the effects of device matching, parasitics, cross talk etc.
  • Performing and teaching chip level floor planning and detailed routing, including LPE extraction and use of automated routing techniques.
  • Performing circuit level and chip level LVS, DRC, IR drop analysis and other physical design checks.
  • Develop and continuously improve layout practices and procedures, utilizing scripting languages such as skill and working with EDA to define tool enhancements.
  • Leading layout design review of products to ensure quality of results.
  • Clearly communicate project status and group needs to senior management

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Proven experience with multiple products introduced to the market with switching Integrated Power functions
  • Proven experience with designs targeted to WLP and Wire Bond packages
  • Proficiency with Cadence layout tools, Caliber LVS and DRC tools.
  • Ability to travel globally to collaborate with other Maxim sites (up to 10% of the time).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSEE preferred (or technical college award)
  • Proficiency with other EDA tools targeted to integrated power, mixed signal or digital design flows
  • Layout of high voltage analog designs
  • Proficiency with digital place and route tools



Send CVs on confidence to susan.deegan@cpl.ie / Tel: 01 614 6030 for details.


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  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Location:Dublin South
  • Type:Permanent
  • Category:Engineering
  • Ref.no:JO-2002-445868SD_5