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Title:  Senior / Principal Digital Design Engineer

Requisition ID:  46598

Chandler, US

Job Function:  Hardware Engineering

Job Type:  Permanent - Full Time 

Travel Required:  0% 

Remote Work Available:  No 


Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portfolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.


Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.


As a Senior / Principal Digital Design Engineer in Chandler, your main tasks will include:

  • Designing optimized digital blocks meeting function, cost, and low-power constraints and ensuring spec compliance
  • Taking over technical leadership for sub-systems or for complete digital systems and driving from specification to production ramp
  • Interface with analog engineers to define the scope of digital and analog functionality for mixed-signal IPs
  • Developing TCL scripts and design constraints to perform synthesis, DFT insertion, and static timing analysis
  • Supporting DFT strategy and implementation
  • Verification planning, feature extraction, and verification test case development
  • Interface with P & R for Digital hand-off and post-layout verification
  • Instigating review meetings with Design Engineers
  • Performing physical silicon device evaluation where necessary
  • Developing work-around solutions where necessary to overcome device errata including documentation
  • Supporting RFQ process where necessary
  • Coaching and mentoring less experienced team members
  • Other specific tasks deemed reasonable by your Manager some of which will be set during the annual performance review


What we are looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar position
  • Experience working in semiconductors ideally PMIC or Audio with a focus on mixed-signal integrated circuits and low-power digital design techniques
  • Fluent in either (System) Verilog or VHDL RTL coding and ASIC design methodology
  • Proven ability to optimize and develop design architecture from chip inception to compliant netlist
  • Proficiency in developing block and top-level timing constraints for STA and P & R sign-off
  • Proficiency in developing preliminary verification testbench, writing assertions, and formal verification
  • Experience in scan insertion and ATPG generation
  • Technical expert in industry-standard tools and procedures
  • Ability to work with minimal instruction – either independently or collaboratively
  • Ability to make good judgment in selecting method/techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Able to confidently share own expertise and work with colleagues and customers
  • Able to make significant contributions to projects, programs, and business initiatives through creativity and ingenuity
  • Results-oriented and able to deliver on time under a tight schedule
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Flexible to undertake occasional international travel at short notice
  • Ability to propose innovative solutions
  • Concise and precise interpersonal and customer skills within a multi-site and multicultural environment


Renesas Electronics America is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.