Senior Analog Design Engineer

Si-Vision - Sheraton, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
3 to 5 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Study the assigned block, analyze the circuit carefully, and work on the hand analysis.
  • Understand the required performance, the targeted specs and trade-off between different performance metrices.
  • Prepare a concept review covering the detailed circuit and testbenches explanation.
  • Write behavioral model of the circuit blocks for system-level simulations.
  • Simulate and verifying designed schematics using Synopsys tools using circuit simulators.
  • Debug to find out the root cause for any performance degradation.
  • Being capable of solving all the faced issues.
  • Working with layout team on layout optimization.
  • Evaluate post layout performance using extraction tools (ICV and Calibre).
  • Understand the interface with other blocks (if any) and work with other team members to optimize the interface.
  • Coordinate and handling top-level simulations.
  • Develop verification plans for RF / Analog building blocks.
  • Develop and executing characterization plans of the designed blocks, systems, and chips.
  • Check the design reliability (EM/IR/Aging).
  • Do timing models using custom static timing analysis tools.
  • Deliver the corresponding documentation as per the design process.
  • Conduct customer meetings and communicating with customers on the assigned requests.
  • Conduct design review meetings.
  • Coach and monitoring junior engineers
  • Contribute in process formulation and/or improvement.
  • Help in system top-level schematics creation.
  • Build system top-level verification test benches.
  • Contribute by technical opinion (if possible) in design reviews conducted by others.
  • Share technical expertise with other team members
Job Requirements


  • BSc. degree in Electronics Engineering
  • MSc. degree in Electronics Engineering is a plus

Years of Experience

  • 3+ years of experience in analog and mixed-signal IC development

Other Knowledge/ Studies

  • Deep understanding of analog design concepts and trade-offs between area, power, noise and/or mismatch
  • Deep knowledge of one of the following CMOS circuits: op-amps, voltage regulators, bias circuits, oscillators, low-noise amplifiers, active filters, analog-digital conversion, phase-locked loops, high-speed interfaces or any relevant circuits
  • Good knowledge of timing concepts
  • Good knowledge of analog layout techniques
  • Good knowledge of EM/IR simulation
  • Basic knowledge of EM simulation is a plus


  • Oral and written fluency in English
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Good knowledge of Linux environment and shell commands
  • Basic knowledge of scripting language
  • Excellent knowledge of design/simulation tools such as Synopsys, Cadence and/or Mentor tools or any relevant tool
  • Good knowledge of any EM simulation tool is a plus
  • Good knowledge in behavioral modeling (Verilog, Verilog AMS) is a plus
  • Very Good knowledge of custom timing static analysis tool (Synopsys NanoTime, Synopsys SiliconSmart)

Soft Skills

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to propose solutions, design enhancements, process enhancement independently, as well as be a key team player
  • Excellent communication skills
About this Company

Si-Vision has been in business since 2007, with more than 400 years of collective experience and serving Tier-1 customers all over the globe. The Silicon Vision team has broad experience in RF Circuits and Systems, Digital and Backend Designs.

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