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ROIC Design Engineer-Electrical Engineer

  • ID: 474650
  • Posted: 11/19/2020
  • Location: Dallas, TX
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Acara Solutions is looking for Senior ROIC Design Engineer-Electrical Engineer for our client located in Dallas, TX.
  • The individual will be a senior member of the Readout Integrated Circuit (ROIC) development team of Client Electro Optics and Imaging Systems (EOIS) division.  
  • In this role, the senior ROIC design engineer will work closely with other team members to develop analog integrated circuits (IC) for ROIC and Focal Plane Arrays (FPA).  
  • Involved in specifications and architecture of the ROIC.  
  • Provide guidance and direction to project IC designers.
  • Behavioral modeling and transistor-level feasibility studies for various blocks in the ROIC and FPA.
  • Prepare material for and lead formal design reviews.
  • Drive mask design to implement layout view of designs.  
  • Block-level and top-level simulations to verify functionality and performance goals.  
  • Define bench-level test plans.  Perform circuit characterization and validation in a lab environment.  
  • Drive review of yield/lab test results to fix bugs.
  • Provide full support throughout the product life cycle
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Master degree
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in CMOS mixed-signal and analog IC design and design integration
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in Readout IC design
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Experienced with ROIC architecture and unit cell design
  • Ability to problem solve at the transistor and system levels
  • Strong fundamental in noise analysis and modeling
  • Experience implementing high-coverage, top chip simulations on large, mixed signal IC designs
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • To execute large group and customer presentations
  • Experience working with production test engineers to firm up design for test and test plan details
  • Experience completing mixed-signal and analog designs, including building blocks such as band-gaps, bias circuits, op-amps, PLLs, regulators.  
  • Strong working knowledge of ADC and DAC architectures
  • Knowledge of infrared detector products, including ROIC and FPA technologies
  • Experienced with Virtuoso and Caliber
  • Working experience in using spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, signal generators, and other lab equipment, to validate analog designs
  • Knowledge of C/MATLAB/Verilog A modeling of design blocks
  • Familiar with digital IC design using Verilog
  • Ability to analyze data in Mathcad, MATLAB, or similar tools
  • Ability to solve complex design problems
  • Ability to meet aggressive timelines
  • Ability to multi-task in an evolving project environment
  • Chip-level specification from system-level flow down requirements
  • Specification of block-level and top-level mixed-signal and analog designs
  • Provide guidance and direction to project IC designers
  • Behavioral modeling of mixed-signal and analog blocks
  • Transistor-level analog circuit design
  • Circuit-level and mixed-mode simulation and verification
  • Oversee layout design
  • Document and drive formal reviews
  • Define bench validation plans
  • Perform circuit characterization and validation in a lab environment
Additional description:
  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to background check and a drug screen.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron?s strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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