Agile Analog

Job Description

About Us

Agile Analog is a Cambridge (UK) based deep tech company that is developing a software platform to revolutionise the way analog electronic circuits are designed in microchips. We are growing quickly to become one of the world’s leading companies in our sector. Using our innovative software technology, we can design analog circuits faster, to a higher quality, and on any silicon process. Our products will improve and speed up the development of microchips for a wide variety of applications including AI & Machine-Learning, IoT, Automotive and Security.

 

About the role

We are looking for an Analog IC Design Engineer to join our team to help revolutionise the way analog circuits are designed. This is an exciting position for an ambitious, enthusiastic engineer with a passion for complex analog circuit design. You will have the opportunity to design various circuit blocks in a wide range of CMOS process technologies.

You will be joining a highly experienced, proficient design team. You will need to be a good team player with a practical understanding of the IC design flow and have proven experience of taking designs from concept to mass production. This role would suit someone who has a systematic approach to circuit design.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Design, definition and implementation of analogue blocks and circuits
  • Taking the Technical lead in Block/Macro development, considering design, customer and business requirements to meet the goal
  • Investigation and decisions for architectural needs and options in analogue circuits
  • Layout of analog circuits, either through direct activities or support to layout engineers
  • Documentation for design details, decisions and verification of analogue circuit designs
  • Behavioural modelling for circuits and circuit architectures
  • Support silicon validation and debugging
  • Support and practice top-down design planning and implementation

Essential requirements:

  • A systematic, hands-on approach to circuit design
  • MSEE in a relevant field and industry experience (or equivalent)
  • Experience in one or more of the following blocks:
    • Clock generation: PLL, DLL, VCO
    • Data converters: ADC, DAC - high speed and high resolution
    • Sensor interface circuits (temperature, capacitive etc)
    • Cell Specification, Design, Layout and Verification
  • Experience in behavioural circuit modelling
  • Good English communication skills
  • Nice to haves:
  • Macro-level experience: integration, verification and tape-out
  • Programming experience: Matlab, Python, C, linux
  • Team-lead experience
  • Packaging knowledge (CSP, BGA, etc.)
  • CMOS RF circuit design experience
  • CMOS process & design flow (CAD/PDK) knowledge
  • Knowledge of Cadence design tools and environment and also Mentor Calibre verification suite

Our Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and a range of benefits for everyone including

  • A friendly, safe and inclusive working environment
  • Flexible work hours to fit around your personal commitments
  • Professional development and professional society membership
  • 25 days’ annual leave
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private health insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme – free wellbeing and health services
  • Fresh fruit, tea and coffee in our offices