Tasks and responsibilities: ? Design of mixed-signal circuit functions and block-level analog architecture for capacitive fingerprint sensing ASICs. ? Design of circuit blocks such as analog front-end (AFE), filtering and signal-processing chain, low-power and low-noise amplifiers, voltage references, bias blocks, precision oscillators and data converters (A/D and D/A blocks) ? Perform technical analysis such as subsystem architecture, noise and SNR analysis, sensor modeling and performance estimation, power management and low-power design ? Assist in the development of block level requirements and architecture definition ? Silicon design, verification and validation of circuit and chip-level functions in collaboration with ASIC Development Team colleagues, Systems Engineering and other internal functions ? Support analysis and debug of existing ASICs ? Assist technical support for full product lifecycle from initial concept through to product development into production ramp ? Support timely and successful delivery of projects
Required Experience: ? 3 or more years of experience in design / development of analog / mixed-signal ASICs ? Mixed-signal circuit modeling, design and simulation experience using Cadence or related tools ? Creativity and analysis skills with ability to research and devise new sensing / biometric algorithms, circuits and architectures ? Excellent problem solving and debugging skills ?
Desirable Experience: ? Ability to create detailed written specifications of circuits and systems. ? Ability to explain design concepts at various levels. ? Ability to research and devise new circuits and architectures. ? Excellent problem solving, debugging and verification skills. ? Ability to effectively transfer knowledge within the organization Education: ? BS / MS in Electrical, Computer or Microelectronics Engineering Personal capabilities: ? Excellent communication skills ? Structured and documented work methods