Share this Job

Title:  Senior Staff ASIC Digital Design Engineer

Requisition ID:  40079

Ottawa, ON, CA Durham, NC, US Duluth, GA, US

Job Function:  Hardware Engineering

Job Type: Permanent  - Full Time 

Travel Required: 0% 

Remote Work Available: Yes 


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 portolio 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.


The role can be working hybrid (a blend of onsite and remote work) or fully remote. Our Hybrid Work Model supports our goal of driving a high performing and flexible organization while embracing flexibility of when and where we work, delivering high quality outcomes, maximizing opportunities for collaboration, and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to all employees irrespective of work location.


Job Description


Renesas is looking for a talented designer to work on the development of state of the art PCIe interface integrated circuits in a flexible work environment. You will have the opportunity to play a significant role in the design of our next generation products. This will be done in close collaboration with the other design engineers, the verification team, system architects, and front-end implementation engineers.


Basic Qualifications


The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:


  • Experience architecting digital designs and writing design specification documents
  • Comprehensive digital design skills
  • Strong ability to debug and root cause design issues
  • Fast learner who enjoys new challenges
  • Positive attitude and the ability to collaborate well in a multi-site team environment
  • Strong organization and communication skills


Preferred Skills & Knowledge


  • Working knowledge of the PCIe Physical Layer protocol (Gen 4 or higher) is a strong asset
  • Experience with PIPE interface and PHY/controller integration is a strong asset
  • Experience with synthesis, DFT insertion and STA at advanced technology nodes (16nm and below)
  • Experience with formal verification, lint, CDC/RDC checking
  • Experience with UVM verification
  • Experience with scripting in Tcl, Perl, Python, bash, etc.


Education and/or Experience


  • Electrical or Computer Engineering degree and 12+ years of practical experience
  • An advanced degree may substitute for some years of related experience



Renesas Electronics Canada is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, creed or religion, age, sex (including gender and pregnancy), sexual orientation, marital or civil status, same-sex partnership status, family status, disability and any other characteristic protected by law. Renesas is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.#LI-ED1