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Careers at Intrinsix

 

Exciting Career Opportunities

Consider a workplace where your decisions and recommendations help to shape the semiconductor microelectronics design world – an exhilarating environment where intellect, imagination, and achievement are recognized and rewarded.  Envision a company culture that encourages personal and professional growth – a team that understands and supports your desire to be the best at what you do. Think about Intrinsix, where excellence is a way of life.

At Intrinsix you will be working with some of the most talented designers in the industry.  Put your career on the cutting edge with projects that span the range of IC process nodes and technologies: RF SOI, FDSOI, and SiGe BiCMOS, from 180nm CMOS down to 14nm FinFET, 10nm, and 7nm.  Your work will move across a wide variety of applications and industries, from Automotive sensors and sensor hubs, High-frequency RF Analog/Mixed-signal ICs, Audio DSP Controllers, Video DSP systems for image processing and HD 3-D Video subsystems, to Massively parallel CPU ASICs for Artificial Intelligence and sensor ASIC arrays for Approximate Computing. 

At Intrinsix you will get hands-on experience with leading edge tools and technologies:

  • Deep-submicron ASICs with gate counts in the multi-millions
  • Digital, Analog, Mixed-Signal, and Radio Frequency ICs
  • Multi-core SoCs incorporating CPUs, DSPs, and GPUs
  • Advanced digital and analog design and synthesis EDA tools
  • Sophisticated methodologies for verification, ATPG, and DFT

Intrinsix offers challenging career opportunities in digital design and verification, embedded software development, analog/mixed-signal RF design and verification, and physical design and layout.  Our ability to perform at an exceptional level relies on people like you who can think and move across broad landscapes of events and ideas.  We have the locations, the people, the tools, and the projects to design an exciting future for you.

Intrinsix is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At this time, Intrinsix can only employ individuals who fall under the category of "U.S. Person" as defined under ITAR. Please see individual job listings below for further details.  


Job Openings:

Project Manager, Custom Analog/Mixed-Signal & RFIC Development (East Coast U.S.)

This is a temp-to-perm position based out of the Marlborough, Massachusetts Design Center. Highly qualified candidates based out of other areas *Eastern time zone only* will be considered.

(Updated 3 September 2020)

Candidate will work as a Project Manager for Analog/MXS and RFIC development out of the Marlborough, Massachusetts Design Center. Will participate in ASIC and SoC developments from initial formulation of customer proposals and on-going supervision of the Intrinsix design effort, to relationship management between Intrinsix and our clients, including third-party design partners. Will oversee all aspects of project management using planning, monitoring, and controlling processes in the design of cutting-edge custom analog, mixed-signal, and radio-frequency integrated circuits.

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in electronics design and development engineering with focus on ASIC design and integration, including at least 5 years of project management experience.
  • Proven track record coordinating the efforts of local and remote hardware design teams for Analog/Mixed-Signal and RFIC projects.
  • Proven technical leadership abilities with experience in team building, process improvement, conflict resolution, and motivating people.
  • Proven track record in using project management techniques to coordinate the efforts of hardware design teams.
  • Skilled in developing Risk Register and Risk Response plans, using pricing models and billing procedures for budget management, and communicating to management the status of resource utilization, project costs, risk management, project profit margins.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Master's Degree is highly desirable.

Strong candidates will also have one or more of the following:

  • Significant experience with supply chain management.
  • Significant experience with mmWave/super high-frequency RFIC and radar technologies.
  • Experience writing technical proposals and giving technical presentations.
  • Experience using Microsoft SharePoint for document sharing and storage, etc.
  • Ability to obtain Confidential or Secret Security Clearance is a plus.

Requirements:

  • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or an equivalent degree.
  • Applicant must have at least 5 years of direct, hands-on experience in Analog/MXS and RF ASIC/SoC design or custom semiconductor device development.
  • Applicant must be PMI certified or actively working towards PMP Certification.
  • Applicant must be able to communicate technical concepts fluently in written and spoken English.
  • Applicant must have permanent legal authorization to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. person.*

*Pursuant to 22 CFR §120.15, a U.S. Person is defined as a U.S. citizen, a U.S. Legal Permanent Resident, or a Protected Person under the Immigration and Naturalization Act – 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3).

Apply for U.S. East Coast position

Please note: During the remainder of the COVID-19 pandemic, subject to Massachusetts state regulations and Intrinsix company policies, this position will be fully remote/work-from-home. Long-term, this position would ideally be performed from the Marlborough, Massachusetts office, but highly qualified candidates residing outside the Boston area (within the Eastern time zone) are still encouraged to apply.

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Principal Physical Design Engineer, full-chip Digital ASIC

This is an immediate work-from-home/remote full-time position with Intrinsix. Short-term project-based positions are also available.

(Updated 3 September 2020)

In this role you will be a hands-on technical contributor and leader in the design and layout of standard cells for both full- custom and semi-custom ASICs, utilizing your experience in place and route and extraction.

Responsibilities:

  • Full-chip layout design.
  • Block and chip-level floorplanning and partitioning.
  • PNR of standard cells for embedded CPU cores, NoC fabrics, datapath blocks, ALUs, multipliers, etc.
  • On schedule delivery of layout blocks and/or macros following top-down strategy and specs.
  • Address layout issues such as Multi-Vt design, electromigration, current density issues, IR drop, and power distribution issues.
  • Analysis and design of I/O rings and pad placement, bump planning, and distribution layers.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in transistor-level IC design and layout of standard cells.
  • Familiarity with common layout issues (leakage current, signal coupling, parasitic inductance, simultaneous switching noise, peak/average/RMS power, global vs. local variations, etc.)
  • Broad depth of knowledge and ASIC design experience in leading-edge technologies and foundries.
  • Comfortable using the Cadence physical design platform and Mentor and Cadence parasitic extraction tools.
  • Experience with advanced nodes (7nm, 10nm, 14/16nm) is a big plus.
  • Ability to obtain Confidential or Secret Security Clearance is a plus.

Requirements:

  • Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years of direct experience in ASIC design.
  • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent course of training.
  • Applicant must be able to communicate technical concepts fluently in written/spoken English.
  • Applicant must have permanent legal authorization to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Person as defined under ITAR.*

*Pursuant to 22 CFR §120.15, a U.S. Person is defined as a U.S. citizen, a U.S. Legal Permanent Resident, or a Protected Person under the Immigration and Naturalization Act – 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3).

Apply for U.S. position

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IC Technologist/Lead Architect, Business Development for Analog/MXS/RF Applications (Silicon Valley/San Jose area, CA)

This is a future potential opening with Intrinsix in the Silicon Valley or East Bay area of California only. There is no open position at this time.

(Updated 14 April 2020)

Candidate will leverage broad industry experience with leading-edge IC technologies to serve as a strategic technical leader on Analog/Mixed-Signal ASIC & RFIC projects. Will provide technical pre-sales support to the Business Development team by analyzing customer requirements, proposing and architecting state-of-the-art solutions. Dependent upon candidate’s prior experience, this position may entail managing and growing the A/MXS/RFIC and/or ROIC engineering team.

 

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of experience in advanced node transistor-level design of Analog/Mixed-Signal and/or RF integrated circuits and systems.
  • Hands-on knowledge in all phases of the Mixed-Signal ASIC design flow (design and simulation through GDSII hand-off).
  • High level of expertise in standard Analog/Mixed-Signal/RFIC design tools and methodologies.
  • Broad knowledge of IC processing technologies and Solid-State Physics.
  • Excellent communication skills with significant experience writing technical proposals and giving technical presentations.
  • Proven track record in effective interpersonal communication, technical leadership, and team management.

 

Strong candidates will also have one or more of the following:

  • Knowledge of the math associated with linear transforms and quantization theory.
  • Experience with A/D converter design, including Sigma Delta Modulators. 
  • Broad knowledge of digital filters (FIR, IIR, Decimation, Interpolation, Multi-rate).
  • Knowledge and experience in Mixed-Signal Verification techniques.
  • Experience with mmWave/high frequency designs (>30 GHz) is highly desirable.
  • Expertise in physical design and analog layout is a plus.
  • Experience in design of ROICs and imaging sensors/detectors is a plus.
  • Ability to obtain Secret Clearance is a plus.

 

Requirements:

  • Applicant must have a Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Applicant must have at least 5 years of direct, hands-on experience in mixed-mode ASIC design and verification and SoC development.
  • Applicant must be able to communicate fluently in written and spoken English.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. person as defined under ITAR.*

*Pursuant to 22 CFR §120.15, a U.S. Person is defined as a U.S. citizen, a U.S. Legal Permanent Resident, or a Protected Person under the Immigration and Naturalization Act – 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3).

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Technical Lead, Digital ASIC & SoC (central Indiana)

This is a potential future position, not an immediate opening.

Candidates must be currently residing in (or planning on relocating permanently to) the state of Indiana. Only Indiana-based applicants will be considered.

(Updated 10 July 2020)

Provide technical leadership on customer projects. Provide technical support in analyzing customer requirements, while architecting and proposing solutions. Craft state-of-the-art solutions for complex ASIC & SoC design problems. Dependent upon candidate’s prior experience, this position may entail managing and growing a team of engineers.

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of experience in High-Performance ASIC & SoC development.
  • High level of expertise in IP core integration, such as DSP, RISC CPU and GPU.
  • Hands-on knowledge of all phases of the ASIC process (design and simulation through GDSII hand-off).
  • Proven track record in technical leadership and team management.
  • Experience with a wide variety of semiconductor fabrication vendors.
  • Broad knowledge of IC processing technologies and Solid-State Physics.
  • Significant experience with synthesis, STA, and DFT ASIC design and verification sign-off methodologies.
  • Proficient in SystemVerilog.
  • Excellent communication skills with significant experience in writing technical proposals and making technical presentations to customers.
  • Expertise in physical design is preferred.

Requirements:

  • Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years direct, hands-on experience in ASIC/SoC design and development.
  • Applicant must have a Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Applicant must be able to communicate technical concepts fluently in written and spoken English.
  • Applicant must have permanent legal authorization to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Person.*

*Pursuant to 22 CFR §120.15, a U.S. Person is defined as a U.S. citizen, a U.S. Legal Permanent Resident, or a Protected Person under the Immigration and Naturalization Act – 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3).

Apply for Indiana position

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Senior/Principal FPGA Embedded Software Engineer (central/Metrowest Massachusetts)

This is a future potential opening with Intrinsix. There is no open position at this time.

(Updated 14 April 2020)

Qualified candidates will have extensive software experience very close to the hardware, and must be involved in ASIC and SoC development alongside the ASIC front-end design team.

Responsibilities include design and implementation of embedded software/firmware for SoC ASICs and FPGAs, including definition and implementation of advanced architectures for real-time embedded processing. You will work with the ASIC design and verification team throughout architecture definition, design implementation, and functional verification phases.  In addition, you will participate in lab bring-up/debug of engineering prototype hardware.  Code development responsibilities include: board support packages, bare metal device drivers, boot code, hardware diagnostics, BIOS development, and RTOS interfacing.

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in real-time embedded systems software development for FPGA, ASIC, and SoC.
  • 5+ years of experience with Linux and Windows operating environments.
  • Experience with embedded processor (CPU/DSP) core code development.
  • Experience using test equipment to test and verify the performance of hardware.
  • Experience debugging hardware in a lab environment utilizing test equipment (scopes/analyzers).
  • Experience writing detailed software specifications.
  • Proficient in C, C++, and assembly programming.
  • Familiarity with Verilog RTL.
  • Familiarity with ARM and Tensilica ISA and HW architecture highly desirable.
  • Experience in FPGA development/verification using VHDL/System Verilog/OVM is a plus.
  • Experience modeling and simulating using PSPICE, MATLAB/Simulink is a plus.

Requirements:

  • Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years direct experience in embedded software and firmware development for integrated circuits and/or FPGAs.
  • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or an equivalent field of study.
  • Applicant must be able to communicate technical concepts fluently in written and spoken English.
  • Applicant must have permanent legal authorization to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Person.

Pursuant to 22 CFR §120.15, a U.S. Person is defined as a U.S. citizen, a U.S. Legal Permanent Resident, or a Protected Person under the Immigration and Naturalization Act – 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3).

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Senior/Principal Verification Engineer, Digital ASIC

This is a future potential opening with Intrinsix. There is no open position at this time.

(Updated 14 April 2020)

Provide hands-on technical contribution and leadership on ASIC/SoC and IP development projects. Help architect, specify, and lead the implementation of verification projects using high-level verification languages and industry standard verification methodologies. Work very closely with ASIC/SoC project leaders to implement complete verification environments and methodologies. Analyze customer technical requirements, propose solutions, and work collaboratively in a multi-site development environment.

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in ASIC/SoC verification in a team environment.
  • Experience architecting verification environments and writing test specifications.
  • Ability to lead a small verification team, and work collaboratively in a multi-site development environment.
  • Extensive applied knowledge of SystemVerilog and UVM.
  • Hands-on experience using Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) techniques, random test generation, assertion-based verification, and functional coverage.
  • Proficiency in C and experience with Perl, Tcl, Make, UNIX scripting.

Requirements:

  • Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years direct experience in ASIC design verification.
  • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • Applicant must be able to communicate technical concepts fluently in written and spoken English.
  • Applicant must have permanent legal authorization to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Person.

Pursuant to 22 CFR §120.15, a U.S. Person is defined as a U.S. citizen, a U.S. Legal Permanent Resident, or a Protected Person under the Immigration and Naturalization Act – 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3).

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Senior/Principal Mixed-Signal Verification Engineer, ASIC

This is a future potential opening with Intrinsix. There is no open position at this time.

(Updated 14 April 2020)

Candidate will be a hands-on technical contributor and leader in verification of mixed-signal ASIC projects. Candidate will help architect, specify, and lead the implementation of mixed Analog/Digital design verification efforts using analog and digital simulation tools including high-level verification languages.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in mixed-mode verification in a team environment.
  • Experience with analog and digital test generation and familiarity with metrics-driven verification and functional coverage methodology.
  • Experience with writing test plans and architecting verification environments.
  • Extensive applied knowledge of SystemVerilog and UVM.
  • Proficiency in Cadence AMS simulation environment including Spectre, APS, and Incisive.
  • Experience with system-level modeling of Mixed-Signal, Analog, and RF systems with Simulink.
  • Experience with Real Number Modelling (RNM) and Verilog-AMS.
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Make, Perl, Tcl).

Requirements:

  • Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years direct experience in mixed-mode ASIC design verification.
  • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • Applicant must be able to communicate technical concepts fluently in written and spoken English.
  • Applicant must have permanent legal authorization to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Person.*

*Pursuant to 22 CFR §120.15, a U.S. Person is defined as a U.S. citizen, a U.S. Legal Permanent Resident, or a Protected Person under the Immigration and Naturalization Act – 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3).

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