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Silicon Technology Engineer
Posted on 8/8/2022
Edinburgh, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor's/Master's/PhD degree in Electronics, Physics, Materials Engineering, or equivalent, and considerable experience in semiconductor technologies
  • Detailed knowledge of device physics, and experience with device characterization
  • Proven background in planar technology development, process integration, or technology transfer with knowledge of 180nm to 22nm processes
  • Experience with semiconductor manufacturing issues, trade-offs, and yield improvement activities, including DFM methodologies
  • Detailed knowledge of device physics and reliability (e.g. HCI, TDDB, SOA characterization, etc.)
  • Strong data analysis skills with an analytical approach to assessing and identifying alternative courses of action for resolution of unique and diverse technical problems
  • Knowledge of key analog & mixed-signal design, device and design rule requirements (e.g. noise, mismatch, Rdson, multiple voltage domains, etc.) and associated process implications
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, and work efficient as part of a team or independently
  • Available for up to 15% travel overseas
  • Demonstrated knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing processes, procedures, facilities and equipment
  • Experience in high voltage and BCD technology development or process integration
  • Prior experience working with external foundries
  • Prior experience collaborating with PDK & Modeling teams, and familiarity with layout and design rule review
  • Test chip design and bench characterization experience
  • Support mixed-signal IC development from initial design to early volume, leading new product tape-out, driving early yield optimisation and supporting product qualification
  • Work with IC design, marketing, and product engineering teams to establish product silicon technology needs
  • Review external silicon foundry technology offerings against product needs and drive alignment on a technology roadmap
  • Establish relationship with foundry suppliers to guide development of base technology and to develop custom silicon modules or devices in support of Cirrus Logic roadmap
  • Work with cross-functional teams to solve multi-faceted performance and yield issues on complex mixed-signal ICs
  • Support IC design and layout teams with specialist process knowledge, advising and reviewing SOA use conditions and design rule compliance, including DFM
  • Drive technical knowledge-share and methodology improvements within the Silicon Technology group and throughout the wider engineering community
  • Test structure design and characterization to enable new device modules or to advise new circuit design implementation and performance optimisation
Cirrus Logic

1,001-5,000 employees

Semiconductor supplier
Company mission
Cirrus Logic is committed to creating a responsible, sustainable business environment for the global communities where they work and live. Delivering innovative signal processing products that exceed their customers' expectations for quality and delivery.
  • Health Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Monthly Concerts
  • Weekly Happy Hours
  • Festival Tickets
  • On-Site Med Clinic
  • Community Events
Company Values
  • Continuous Improvement.
  • Innovation.
  • Integrity.
  • Communication.
  • Job Satisfaction.