Principal Engineer
High-Speed DRAM I/O Analog-Mixed Circuit
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Samsung

10,001+ employees

One of the world's largest producers of electronic devices
Company Overview
Samsung's mission is to devote its talent and technology to creating superior products and services that contribute to a better global society. Samsung produces a wide range of electronic devices and is ranked as a top 10 global brand.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$100M

Founded

1969

Headquarters

Suwon-si, South Korea

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

2%

2 year growth

5%
Locations
San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CAD
Python
Communications
MATLAB
Perl
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Requirements
  • BS 20+ years experience, MS 18 +years of experience, PhD 15+ years experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience working with system on chip architecture, high-speed serial interfaces, analog and mixed-signal circuit designs using advanced CMOS technology nodes
  • Prior experience in design of any one of the standard high speed interfaces like DDR or LPDDR I/O interface is preferred
  • Proven experience of full chip design flow from spec to silicon debug.
  • Needs to be an expert in providing and understanding layout requirements of high speed circuits.
  • Knowledge of all facets of high speed I/O design but specifically should include DLL / PLL / FFE / CTLE / DFE, output drivers , ODT, Duty cycle correction (DCC), Training/calibration to improve timing, high speed power design and low power design.
  • Experience working closely with device/process team to define transistor specs
  • Knowledge of ESD requirements and design
  • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in high frequency clock distribution design, implementation, and analysis.
  • Deep understanding of PPA (performance, power, and area) trade-offs.
  • Ability to handle EDA tools well, such as Cadence, MATLAB (Simulink), and EM tools
  • Experience on silicon bring-up and automatic measurement using script
  • Strong scripting and automation skills using Tcl/Perl. Knowledge of Python is a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Hands on in analog circuit design, which includes circuit design, running simulations to confirm functionality and performance, and work with verification team to verify design. The mixed-signal designs will include but are not limited to the following: high-speed data converters, PLL, and SERDES.
  • Guide layout floor-planning block and top level to optimize the overall performance; supervise the layout activities and give concise guidelines to layout engineers, need to be hands on in drawing layout if necessary.
  • Develop the analog testing plans and work with the PE/TE teams to characterize the functionality and performance of the products to ensure that the design meets or exceeds target goals.
  • Need to help the team to comply with the design methodologies, create and maintain design documents, and follow the release flows.
  • Ownership of circuit and system specifications
  • Simulate designs with state-of-the-art CAD tools
  • Document designs and simulation results
Desired Qualifications
  • You’re inclusive, adapting your style to the situation and diverse global norms of our people.
  • An avid learner, you approach challenges with curiosity and resilience, seeking data to help build understanding.
  • You’re collaborative, building relationships, humbly offering support and openly welcoming approaches
  • Innovative and creative, you proactively explore new ideas and adapt quickly to change