Principal Engineer
High-Speed DRAM I/O Analog-Mixed Circuit
Updated on 3/15/2024
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

8%

2 year growth

5%
Locations
San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
MATLAB
Perl
CategoriesNew
Backend Engineering
Embedded Engineering
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science preferred
  • 20+ years experience with BS, 18+ years experience with MS, 15+ years experience with PhD
  • 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
  • Experience in design of high speed interfaces like DDR or LPDDR I/O interface
  • Proven experience of full chip design flow from spec to silicon debug
  • Expertise in providing and understanding layout requirements of high speed circuits
  • Knowledge of high speed I/O design including 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
  • 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
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems
  • Inclusive, adaptable, collaborative, innovative, and creative
  • Avid learner, resilient, and open to change
Responsibilities
  • Hands-on analog circuit design including circuit design, running simulations, and working with verification team
  • Guiding layout floor-planning block and top level optimization
  • Developing analog testing plans and characterizing product functionality and performance
  • Compliance with design methodologies, creating and maintaining design documents, and following release flows
  • Owning circuit and system specifications, simulating designs, and documenting designs and simulation results