Senior Staff Digital Design Engineer

Location : 2074 Marin, Suisse
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Description du poste

EM Microelectronic is one of the most innovative semiconductor companies, developing and manufacturing the world\'s leading technology platforms across everything ultra-low power, from low-power wireless ICs, to RFID, MCUs, sensor interfaces and energy harvesting.

EM’s innovation and market leadership has been recognized through a number of industry awards, including the prestigious Frost & Sullivan \"New product Innovation\", the RFID Journal Live \"Best product of the year award\", and our BluetoothTMlow-energy ICs are found in several products awarded at CES this year.

The Wireless and Sensing Business Unit specializesin development of state-of-the-art, low power, RF system-on-chips (SOCs).  To strengthen our team, we are currently looking for an experienced Staff/Senior Staff Digital Design Engineer as a critical member of our team at our headquarters in Marin/Switzerland as well as working with remote design centers on next generation RF SOCs used in consumer, industrial, medical, and automotive applications.


  • Lead a team of digital design and verification engineers to perform system analysis, specification, design, and verification of complex system-on-chips for standard and application specific integrated circuits
  • Collaborate with cross-disciplinary stakeholders inside the company as well as with customers throughout the product development and life cycle
  • Drive design, methodology and best practices with a direct effect on product performance and BU bottom line
  • Product architecture and specification together with product management, systems, analog, and software teams
  • Ultra-low power digital design implementation and methodology
  • Digital design verification using UVM methodology
  • Contribute to top-level verification to verify use case and test modes.
  • Synthesis and physical implementation
  • DFT strategy and implementation
  • Continuous improvement initiatives
  • Product qualification and industrialization together with product management, systems, analog, software, and test teams
  • Subcontractors when relevant


Background requirements:

  • University degree in a relevant filed with strong background in embedded systems
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience working in a similar function.
  • Several years of digital design experience on System-On-Chip RF or mixed signal products
  • Eager to participate to all steps of product development, from definition, architecture and design to silicon validation and production ramp up

Compétences requises

  • State-of-the-art digital design expertise, from system level to architecture, RTL design to verification and delivery
  • Deep SOC architecture knowledge, including CPU subsystems, bus protocols, HW/SW interaction, security concepts, and peripherals
  • Ultra Low power design techniques & methodology
  • Good knowledge of DFT architectures
  • Robust knowledge of UVM digital verification, mixed signal and HW/SW verification methodologies
  • Advanced physical design and implementation expertise (synthesis, P&R, STA), experience in analog modelling a plus.
  • Strong understanding of wireless systems and communication protocols (experience in Bluetooth Low-Energy would be a plus)
  • Leader in his field with excellent communication skills and team work, and a proven track record in taking a product from concept to successful production ramp-up



  • Fluent in oral/written English is a must
  • Other languages a plus