IC Verification Engineer

IC Verification Engineer.

IC Verification Engineer

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Verification

Company Overview

This pioneering semiconductor company, based in the Netherlands, is dedicated to designing and developing cutting-edge analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) for the medical and wearable device industries. With a strong emphasis on innovation, reliability, and patient safety, the company is at the forefront of creating high-performance, energy-efficient, and compact solutions that enhance healthcare and improve people's lives.

Role Summary

The company is seeking a talented and experienced IC Verification Engineer to join their dynamic team. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for the verification and validation of analog and mixed-signal circuits for the company's next-generation medical and wearable device products. They will work closely with cross-functional teams, including analog designers, digital designers, and layout engineers, to ensure the robust and reliable operation of these critical applications.

Key Responsibilities

Circuit Verification

  • Develop comprehensive verification plans and test benches for analog and mixed-signal circuits, including biosensors, amplifiers, filters, data converters, and power management circuits, using industry-standard verification tools and methodologies.
  • Perform rigorous simulations and verification of designed circuits, ensuring they meet stringent performance requirements, power constraints, and design specifications, while adhering to relevant medical and safety standards.
  • Collaborate with design teams to identify and resolve design issues, providing feedback and recommendations for improvements based on verification results.

Verification Environment Development

  • Design and implement efficient and scalable verification environments, leveraging advanced verification techniques such as constrained-random verification, coverage-driven verification, and formal verification.
  • Develop and maintain reusable verification components, including testbenches, assertions, and checkers, to improve verification productivity and quality.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the verification methodology and infrastructure, ensuring alignment with industry best practices and emerging trends.

Documentation and Reporting

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date verification documentation, including verification plans, test specifications, coverage reports, and compliance reports, following established standards and best practices in the medical device industry.
  • Collaborate with design teams to ensure seamless integration of verification artifacts into the overall design flow and documentation.

Continuous Learning and Improvement

  • Stay current with the latest trends, techniques, and advancements in analog and mixed-signal verification for medical and wearable applications, and actively contribute to the team's knowledge-sharing initiatives.
  • Participate in design and verification reviews, providing constructive feedback and recommendations for improvement.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Education: A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in analog and mixed-signal IC verification, with a strong background in one or more of the following areas: biosensors, amplifiers, filters, data converters, or power management circuits for medical or wearable devices.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in analog and mixed-signal verification tools such as Cadence, Synopsys, or Mentor Graphics, as well as experience with circuit simulation tools like SPICE and advanced verification methodologies (e.g., constrained-random verification, coverage-driven verification, formal verification).
  • Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve complex verification issues while considering medical device constraints and requirements.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to cross-functional teams and stakeholders, including medical professionals and regulatory bodies.
  • Teamwork: Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, contributing to the overall success of the project and the organization.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with advanced process nodes (e.g., 28nm, 16nm, or below) for low-power and compact designs.
  • Knowledge of low-power design techniques and energy-efficient circuit design for wearable and implantable devices.
  • Familiarity with mixed-signal design methodologies and verification techniques for medical applications.
  • Experience with analog/mixed-signal IP development and reuse in the medical device industry.
  • Understanding of relevant medical device regulations and compliance requirements.

What The Company Offers

  • Competitive compensation package, including a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement in the exciting field of medical and wearable device technology.
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment focused on improving healthcare and enhancing people's lives.
  • Challenging and rewarding projects in cutting-edge technologies with real-world impact.
  • Opportunities to contribute to industry-leading products and solutions that make a difference.

If you are a passionate and skilled IC Verification Engineer with a strong commitment to excellence and a desire to make a positive impact in the medical and wearable device industries, the company invites you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join their team and be part of shaping the future of healthcare technology.

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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