Title:  Sr Staff Digital Engineer

Requisition ID:  54190

Ottawa, ON, CA

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 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.


Principal Accountabilities


  • Digital Design specification and development 
  • Logic and Finite State Machine design in Verilog RTL
  • RTL synthesis, DFT insertion, and Static Timing Analysis
  • Work in cooperation with the methodology and design support groups


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Experience with Verilog and/or System Verilog for digital design and verification
  • Experience in digital design implementation including logical synthesis and DFT insertion with high coverage
  • Experience in ATPG and ATE support
  • Experience in static timing analysis and creation of place and route constraints
  • Experience in formal verification, lint and CDC checking
  • Experience in asynchronous clock crossings and synthesis implications of RTL
  • Experience in implementing and verifying ECOs on RTL, synthesized, and post route netlists
  • Experience with gate-level simulations with understanding of causes and implications of timing violations
  • Experience with various internal/external bus architectures namely ARM-AHB, I2C, SMB, SPI
  • Fast learner with ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of timing and synchronization standards is a strong asset
  • Experience with mixed signal circuits is a strong asset



  • Electrical or Computer Engineering degree and 12+ years of practical experience. An advanced degree may substitute for some years of related experience.
  • Must be eligible and able to work onsite in Ottawa, Canada


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.