Senior Analogue Design Engineer

Analogue Design

Ref: 1242Monday 12 April 2021

£50,000 to £65,000 + excellent benefits package

Enigma People Solutions is excited to have been engaged by a world leading international semiconductor design client to search for a talented Analogue/Mixed-signal IC Design Engineer to join their Edinburgh design team. You will contribute significantly to the development of high performance mixed signal ASICs and SOCs for consumer mobile audio and haptic markets. This is a great opportunity to work in an environment focused on innovation where you will be challenged by the best in their field working on cutting-edge projects providing real impact on the consumer audio market.

Specializing in low power ICs for audio and voice signal processing applications, our client’s products span the entire audio signal chain, from capture to playback, providing innovative products for the world’s top smartphones, tablets, digital headsets, wearables and emerging smart home applications.

This is a great opportunity to work with gifted engineers operating at the forefront of bleeding-edge technology! Our client offers a unique environment where contribution is highly rewarded and career development is supported. The culture suits highly organised, self-motivated, strongly analytical problem solvers who can work with a sense of urgency and thrive in a dynamic environment whilst retaining a keen sense of humanity, collaboration, openness and support of colleagues.


  • Responsible for the development of analogue and mixed-signal circuitry for high performance mixed-signal audio processing IC's
  • Work within an experienced design team with exposure to all aspects of the IC development cycle from specification and architectural development through circuit design and layout supervision to validation, testing and product release
  • Have ownership of low-level cell design and be able to take block level design specifications, architectures and work independently in the circuit implementation

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors/Masters/PhD in Electronic Engineering and/or relevant professional skills demonstrated from a background in mixed signal CMOS circuit design
  • Strong knowledge of analogue integrated circuit design fundamentals on sub-micron CMOS processes, including knowledge of low geometry physical design constraints and issues
  • Experience designing low-power / high-performance analogue building blocks with industry standard design tools
  • Able to work independently on block level implementation and verification
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills including an understanding of signal processing and analysis techniques, system theory and stability criteria
  • Experience in floor-planning and supervision of circuit layout at the cell level
  • Lab and silicon validation experience
  • Proven experience of taking designs from concept to mass production with understanding of issues related to design for manufacture and production test
  • Good interpersonal skills, share technical expertise and knowledge, contribute to design reviews, work effectively to resolve conflicts
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience with mixed-signal modelling and verification
  • An understanding, appreciation and passion for audio engineering and audio-specific circuit design
  • Understanding of chip level integration including but not limited to ESD, latch-up and DFM
  • Familiarity with analogue system modelling techniques and related accuracy trade-offs
  • Proficient in DSP and/or analogue filter design
  • Understanding of Chip level floor-planning constraints and trade-offs

For more information, submit your CV or get in touch with Ben on 0131 510 8150 or