Analog IC Architect

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Analog IC Architect

Enable us to achieve our ambitious goals

FULL-TIME · BORNE OR NIJMEGEN

The job

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate for the role of Analog IC Architect. You will be part of our Analog IC Design team which is responsible for maintaining and improving Bruco’s Analog (IC) design competences. You will participate in and guide the Analog IC design projects, set goals and meet deadlines. As an Architect you have a strong external focus and a full awareness of competitive edge solutions. With your experience you are able to develop and teach colleagues.

Our company

Bruco Integrated Circuits is a fab-less IC design center, creating ground breaking solutions for our world leading customers. We are a flexible company with short lines of communication. Our analogue, RF and mixed-signal application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) are used in a broad range of applications: communications, MEMS, automotive and industrial.

We have created ASICs like

  • Eight-input phased-array satellite RF front-ends and the accompanying antenna board
  • Tile drivers for 11 million MEMS mirrors on a single 4×2cm die
  • LED driver ASICs able to dim to very low light levels and which are wirelessly controllable
  • Automotive IC’s like body controllers, CAN bus transceivers and alternator voltage regulators

These ASICs are examples of our diverse projects requiring the best of our highly skilled experts; not only of their technical abilities but also of their flexibility, cooperation and communication. Our project teams consist of a mix of system, RF, analogue, digital and application engineers. You will find a high degree of freedom and flexibility within your project team in which everyone is respected for their skill, work and responsibilities.

Tasks

  • Communication with customers on requirements and application solutions
  •  Achieve customer acceptance on final chip specification
  • Be able to translate and combine customer requirements into design specifications and      design solutions
  • Technical ownership for the analog part of the IC (from conceptual work to validation/characterization)
  • Organize and participate in design reviews
  • Review the IC design, evaluation, characterization and test results
  • Document all development/design issues, contribute to datasheets, architectural specifications and development plans
  • Perform feasibility studies and analyze new analog design concepts. Contribute to the company’s product portfolio roadmap
  • Compare competitor solutions and propose differentiating concepts/solutions
  • Act as a lead engineer in complex projects, schedule and take ownership of tasks and proactively report progress to project leaders
  • Guide junior engineers and subcontractors

Our offer

Joining our teams means working in a professional work environment. We offer you an attractive wage package with several extra benefits. In addition we offer you the opportunity to develop technical skills and learn additional skills on the job. Be part of the next generation of innovative IC developers and a flexible and pleasant work environment.

About you

You are highly motivated, responsible and a team player. Besides having excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, you are a self-motivated, efficient professional and you like to help extending our organization for further growth. You understand customer, both internal and external, needs and take ownership.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Electronics
  • 10+ years of deep working experience in Analog IC design
  • Full competence in all aspects of Analog IC design
  • Detailed know-how of and experience with modelling and running AMS simulations
  • A thorough understanding of semiconductor physics and various IC processes
  • Team player with strong human relations skills, able to motivate development teams to deliver best in class quality and go the last mile
  • Good communication skills in both Dutch and English

Questions?

If you have any questions please contact Frank Bauling (Development Manager) at frank.bauling@bruco-ic.com or by phone +31 (0)74 2406 600.