Openings at BE

ASIC / IC design flow support engineer trainee

Opening for: Technician

Status details

Announced:14 Jan 2022
Closing date:15 Mar 2022

As the design flow support engineer you will:

  • Actively assist students and university staff with the design, simulation, implementation and verification/testing of analog, digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits.
  • Plan and support the related IC tape-outs with all consistency checks in a timely fashion.
  • Support the design of (standard) IC cells such as pad rings, ESD, digital I/O and buffers for various technology nodes.
  • Install and support ASIC/IC design cell libraries and PDKs (e.g. TSMC, AMS, XFAB).
  • Maintain relations with various foundries and design centers (e.g. IMEC), as well as with EDA tool suppliers (e.g. Europractice).
  • Assist in the related test PCB design, packaging and wire bond assembly of the implemented ASICs / ICs.

Your skills include:

  • A strong team and learn-on-the-job mentality applied in a diverse international setting.
  • Proficiency in English in both written and oral communication.
  • Experience with or the desire to learn CAD tools such as Cadence, Tanner, Mentor and Synopsys.
  • Knowledge of or the desire to learn operating systems, programming environments and (scripting) languages such as Unix, Matlab and Python.
  • Experience with PCB design.
  • The ambition to train students to become experts in  IC design and realization.




    • BSc or MSc degree in Electrical Engineering.
    • Familiar with analog, digital and/or RF circuit design.
    • Interest in the physical design and verification of CMOS based semi- or full-custom integrated circuits (ASICs). 

    Contact Wouter Serdijn

    Professor, Chairman

    Bioelectronics Group

    Department of Microelectronics

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