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Title:  Principal Digital Design Engineer

Requisition ID:  42318

Edinburgh, GB

Job Function:  Hardware Engineering

The team is eagerly seeking a highly experienced Digital Design Engineer to take on a Lead/Principal role in running high-profile Design projects. This individual will be instrumental in interpreting Requirements Specifications to develop digital designs from the block level to top-level for Audio & Power Management driver products (including RTL Design for low-power products). You will equally become a key figure in the mentoring and professional development of our more junior/less experienced team members, along with working with multi-functional stakeholder groups.


Job Summary

• Ensuring Digital development process achieves budget, schedule and project deliverable goals
• Design of optimized digital blocks meeting functional, cost and low power constraints and ensure spec compliance
• Ownership of the Digital Design process for projects to conform to Dialog’s Design process
• Support TCL scripts and design constraints to perform synthesis, DFT insertion and static timing analysis
• Support DFT strategy and implementation and verify test case development
• Verification planning, feature extraction and verification test case development.
• Interface with P&R for Digital hand-off and post layout verification
• Develop test vectors for production test
• Driving and ensuring Design review process is implemented
• Perform physical silicon device evaluation where necessary.
• Document errata to support necessary device modifications.
• Develop work-around solutions where necessary to overcome device errata.


Your Profile

• Typically, >10 years digital design experience in one of the following areas: wireless handheld, specifically audio and power management; consumer displays; automotive body electronics
• Deep understanding of advanced verification methodologies (e.g. OVM, ABV)
• Fluent in either Verilog or VHDL RTL coding and ASIC design methodology.
• Proven ability to optimize and develop design architecture from chip inception through to compliant netlist
• Competence in developing design constraints and Synthesis scripts (Synopsys DC)
• Proficiency in developing block and top-level Timing constraints for STA and P&R handoff


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