Analog and Mixed-Signal Design Engineer

  • Ampere
  • Durham, NC, USA
  • Nov 08, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Analog and Mixed-Signal Design Engineer to join a small but growing Processor Design group, advancing the art of high-performance CPU circuit design.

In this role as a senior analog design engineer, you will be in a design lead role responsible for development and integration of various custom power management circuits like regulators, voltage and current sensors. This role will also provide opportunities to collaborate with third-party IP vendors to co-develop next generation IPs.

What you’ll do

  • Work with power management architects to develop specifications for custom analog IPs
  • Design, develop and implement various analog designs ensuring robustness across PVT
  • Work with layout designers to ensure layout meets design specification and follows best known layout practices
  • Generate and deliver all physical design collaterals for integration at core/SOC level
  • Develop post-Silicon test plan and ensure Silicon meets specification
  • Work with other junior engineers to provide leadership and technical guidance

What you’ll bring

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant work experience
  • Extensive expertise in Analog and Mixed-Signal circuit design with in-depth understanding of key concepts like noise, mismatch etc.
  • In-depth design experience of high-precision voltage regulators, opamps, comparators, buck switching converters, LDOs
  • Familiarity with designing in latest FinFet technology nodes is a plus
  • Experience with Cadence design suite for schematic entry, layout and Spice simulations

Education

  • BS/MS/Ph.D in EE

Perks in Raleigh

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Modern and open office setting
  • Four miles of jogging and pedestrian trails
  • Walking distance to various restaurants and shopping
  • Healthy snacks, espresso, and drinks
  • Adjustable sit-stand desks
  • Unlimited Flextime and 10+ paid holidays

Our Company

Ampere is designing the future of hyperscale cloud and edge computing with the world’s first cloud native processor. Built for the cloud with a modern 64-bit Arm server-based architecture, Ampere gives customers the freedom to accelerate the delivery of all cloud computing applications. With industry-leading cloud performance, power efficiency and scalability, Ampere processors are tailored for the continued growth of cloud and edge computing.


Our Story

Like the scientist behind its name, Ampere employees are innovators. We understand the needs of cloud computing and different software requirements. We are inventing what comes next and looking at everything from the structure of memory and how efficient the system is, to considerations on speed, cost of electricity and ability to cool. Power, size, weight and cost are driving the technology requirements and the innovation to come. 

Our world class team of engineers, with depth and expertise in the cloud and semiconductor industries, is not only focused on the development of new semiconductor designs but also building out the first software ecosystem for Arm®-based server processors. Through the Ampere approach to the cloud and edge, we give our customers the freedom to challenge the status quo and accelerate next-generation data centers for the most memory-intensive applications.  Given the challenge we have outlined, we are building a culture of entrepreneurs that ensure customers come first, proactively approaching industry challenges in the areas of security, power and performance, delivering results that matter most.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.