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ASIC Design Solution Architect

Engineering - Leuven | More than two weeks ago

Join imec.IC-link as an ASIC Design Solution Architect!

ASIC Design Solution Architect

Imec is a cutting-edge microelectronic research center, boasting a dedicated team of over 5,000 professionals across various roles: operators, administrative staff, researchers and engineers, among others.  

For over two decades, imec.IC-link has been at the forefront, providing companies with an exceptional ASIC prototyping and production service. Our commitment is to assist customers in every stage of chip development, from design to prototyping and production to collaborating with top-notch chip foundries. Imec.IC-link also offers specialized technical guidance in packaging, testing, and supply chain. With a clientele spanning more than 900 universities and companies globally, we are poised for further expansion.  

What you will do

  • Structurally analyze and understand requirements, specifications, and existing design inputs of our customers’ ASIC projects. 
  • Complement missing or immature parts of those specifications to achieve a coherent whole, considering customer Power-Performance-Area-Cost targets and technology constraints.  
  • Define and conduct feasibility studies to find the most optimal solution. 
  • Identify and align internal and external teams for design of software & hardware (including IP integration) and production. 
  • Contribute to a technical statement of work including timeline, work packages, milestones and deliverables in close cooperation with customers, project managers and business development. 
  • Supervision or management of project execution when necessary. 
  • Know the ecosystem and stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and advancements in ASIC design methodologies. 
  • Contribute to improved ways of working and shared know-how. 

What we do for you

We offer you the opportunity to join our industrial-level ASIC support team in one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. With your talent, passion and expertise, you’ll become part of a team that makes the impossible possible. Together, we shape the technology that will define the society of tomorrow. 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. We commit to supporting and guiding you in this process; not only with words but also with tangible actions. Through imec.academy, 'our corporate university', we actively invest in your development to further your technical and personal growth. 

We are aware that your valuable contribution makes imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of a market appropriate salary with many fringe benefits. 

Who you are

We are looking for a self-motivated and creative team member; a quick learner eager to share his/her knowledge. In this position (s)he should have a good understanding of the ASIC design flow as well as the tools involved. Previous experience in ASIC architecture is required. Good awareness of the IP available on the market, including in advanced nodes, would be an asset. 

  • You have a Master’s degree in electrical/Electronic Engineering or related field. 
  • You possess extensive experience in ASIC design, including architecture definition and low-level hardware design. 
  • You have a solid understanding of ASIC development flow, from concept to production, including verification and validation methodologies. 
  • You enjoy creating technical documents. 
  • Proficiency in hardware description languages (HDLs) or system level modelling is an asset. 
  • You are interested in working in a flexible service environment. 
  • You are enthusiastic about contributing to a customer’s goals. 
  • The imec environment requires a flexible and enthusiastic team player with good communication and reporting skills. 
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