• Mixed Signal Design Engineer

    Posted Date 3 months ago(08/12/2017 20:52)
    Job ID
    United States
    Seniority Level
    Job Function
    Permanent Full-Time
    Estimated Travel Required
    0 - 10%
  • Company Overview

    Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4100 colleagues we operate from 21 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.


    TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


    Our OPTEK Technology unit in Carrollton is an innovative leader in the optoelectronics and lighting industries. Equipped to meet the needs of our worldwide customers, OPTEK products can be found in office equipment, industrial applications, encoders, military and high-reliability applications, medical diagnostic equipment, automotive and lighting applications. With over 40 years of mounting, bonding, and packaging experience, our engineering teams have the skills and expertise to deliver optoelectronic solutions for the most demanding environments.

    Role Overview and Responsibilities


    This position is a Mixed Signal IC design engineer working on new optical semiconductors. The candidate will join a team developing new ICs from initial specifications through product release to production.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Develop analog circuits for ASICs.  Develop specifications, test benches, schematics for designs.
    • Provide layout guidance and instructions. Perform post-layout simulations.
    • Perform design engineering activities for the development of products, processes and equipment in support of company business strategies.
    • Develop specifications and datasheets for new products.
    • Support validation and product launch activities for new devices.



    Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

    Core Requirements

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with 4 years’ experience or a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering
    • Strong analog IC design skills
    • Experience with designing an IC from concept to product launch, including design validation and characterization.
    • Experience in planning and establishing requirements for verification procedures and establishing lifetime reliability.
    • Experience in designing analog circuits for ICs including amplifiers, AGC control circuits, filters, comparators, voltage and current sources, power supplies, temperature compensation circuits.
    • Schematic capture and circuit simulation software using Cadence tools.
    • Personal Attributes: High-energy, creative and resourceful self-starter who demonstrates careful analysis techniques and instincts.  He/she is highly intelligent and enthusiastic with a commitment to excellence.  The canddate must be able to balance theoretical thought with practical execution.  In addition, he/she should possess the following competencies:
      • Results-Oriented: A driver who possesses the ability to take actions and implement effective solutions in a timely manner
      • Problem Solver: A creative yet pragmatic problem solver.  Methodical and hands-on as well as detail-oriented
      • Analytical Thinking and Decision-Making: Decisive and logical at thoroughly evaluating issues. Excellent planning, execution and project-management skills. 
      • Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills: A team player and builder, receptive to ideas from others.  Shares information and keeps team members and partners informed.  Works effectively with others to identify and resolve issues.  Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to interact successfully with all levels of management as well as a diverse work force.
      • Ethics: Highest level of professional integrity and honesty as well as personal credibility.
    • Potential travel up to 10% including global travel



    Desireable Skills and Experience

    • Strong mixed-signal IC design skills
    • Experience in designing digital circuits for ICs used in sensing applications, including such functionality as threshold detection, gated event detection, automatic gain control, filtering, timing control, and temperature compensation.
    • Operational amplifier design and experience with Trans-impedance amplifiers
    • Optoelectronic design
    • Circuit isolation design
    • Parasitic layout circuit extraction software experience
    • Experience with CMOS and bipolar processes
    • Experience with design of analog circuits with connections to digital components for communication and configuration.
    • Experience with developing limits for probe testing
    • Experience with Linux



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