Senior Principal Engineer, System Design (Edinburgh, Scotland)


Ref: 1320Friday 9 April 2021

Excellent Salary and Benefits

Enigma People Solutions is recruiting a Senior or Principal System Design Engineer for one of our most outstanding clients that is an international designer of mixed signal semiconductor solutions with a growing design presence in Edinburgh, Scotland and Dresden, Germany. The Senior principal engineer system design leads an engineering team that helps understand product requirements, system level architecture and validation strategies.

This is your chance to join a team of experienced and like-minded engineers who enjoy a relaxed, socially inclusive and professional environment that allows them to deliver high quality solutions to clients.

Enigma People Solutions’ amazing client develops various application specific customer centric designs using ARM Cortex-M based microcontrollers and integrate Analog, RF, Power Management bringing a complete solution to our diverse customer’s base across health, automotive, industrial and IoT business opportunities.


Job Responsibilities: Guide System engineering team to develop

  • Product Specification Document
    • Review and analyze customer PRD to identify essential Specifications.
    • Understand Industry standards (as applicable) minimum performance requirements.
    • Create Internal ASIC system spec. document based on top down analysis.
  • System Architecture
    • Define overall System architecture
    • Functional Block partitioning
    • Interface requirements, target power budget
    • SW/HW partitioning
  • Create system models
    • MATLAB Analog, Digital models capturing key impairments
    • Signal, Noise Level plans to ensure performance compliance
    • Analyze design sensitivity to impairments, document potential areas to focus during design phase.
  • System level Test plan, Design validation
    • Participate and help strategize Design for Test methodologies
    • Design of experiment to validate System performance requirements
    • Bench validation, debugging, workarounds and feedback for correction.
  • Customer support, system Integration
    • System Integration on customer platform.
    • Performance validation and compliance.
    • Close interaction with customer teams to generate and track bug lists etc.


Main Requirements:

  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering with 8+ years of experience managing complex integrated circuit development projects.
  • Experience with system modelling tools such as MATLAB, Simulink, Mathematica etc.
  • IC Design experience is a plus to assess design tradeoffs, technical risks.
  • Must possess strong leadership and communication skills to work with cross-functional silicon development teams to meet internal and customer commitments.
  • Experience with product development cycles (concept to production)