We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a
Microelectronics Design and Validation Engineer
You will be based at our client’s premises in Noordwijk, Netherlands. In this large European Agency you will find an excellent and modern working environment with challenging tasks and responsibilities.
Your Tasks Include:
Being the Focal Point of “ESA IP Cores Service”: technical and administrative maintenance of our catalogue of IP Cores. This work includes verifying, improving and correcting the IP Cores source code (good working knowledge of VHDL and System-C and IC EDA tools is therefore mandatory) and documentation based on users feedback, maintaining the databases and tools used for the service, interacting with customers and our legal department to solve technical, legal and administration problems.
Microelectronics Laboratory Coordination: conditioning and maintenance of the laboratory infrastructure, servers, CAD tools, new equipment, equipment and components inventory, security in the lab. Support in the lab to trainees and research scientists.
Microelectronics website main curator: regular updates to disseminate our ESA Microelectronics group R&D main lines and results, and Workshop/Conference announcements, etc.
Internal validation of new ASIC, FPGA and IP Core designs and technologies. Maintaining test bench environments for key general use new devices such as Next Generation Microprocessors and FPGAs. Support in the lab to trainees and research scientists.
Applicants should have a Master’s degree in Electronics Engineering or Physics, specialized in microelectronics. Applicants should have four or more years of experience in:
Design and test of digital ASICs and/or FPGAs (specifications, block design, top level integration, design for test, pre and post layout simulation and timing analysis, gates synthesis, support during layout, prototype test and in system validation), with proficiency in HDL (VHDL, Verilog and System-C) and using VLSI IC Design CAD tools (Synopsys, CADENCE, Mentor, Mathlab, Simulink, Xilinx, Microsemi/ACTEL, Altera, Atmel). Significant experience in ASIC/FPGA design, HDL coding and EDA tools is essential.
Preparation of ASIC or FPGA test-benches, for functional validation and electrical characterization, using signal generators, oscilloscopes and signal analyzers.
System administration in UNIX and Windows for IC Design CAD tools (Synopsys, CADENCE, Mentor, Mathlab, Simulink)
Important additional assets would be:
Experience with Microprocessors (e.g. LEON) and HW-SW co-design
Experience with analog and mixed-signal ASIC design.
Knowledge of the Space environment, its effects on microelectronics devices and related technology, as well as quality standards applied to space VLSI ICs.
Experience with radiation tests of VLSI ASICs
The candidate should have good inter-personal communication skills and high motivation to work in a multi-disciplinary and international environment with confidence and autonomy.
The working languages are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these two languages is required.
REFERENCE: RT-C TEC-PCE-00361
LOCATION: Noordwijk, Netherlands
CLOSING DATE: 8th February 2017
MOLTEK has been serving the space and aerospace industries since 1995, providing international consultancy services for a wide variety of clients from private and public corporations to national and international authorities and agencies.
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