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Principal Analog IC Design Engineer at Morse Micro

Surry Hills, NSW

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Are you passionate about the science behind wireless systems?  Would you like to help build the next generation Wi-Fi chips that will enable a new generation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices? Then join Australia’s fastest semiconductor company. You’ll work with the team that invented Wi-Fi 20 years ago, and help them shape the future of Wi-Fi for IoT.

You will be responsible for the analog circuit design that will define the performance of Morse Micro’s chips. As a senior member of the technical team, you will interface with technical implementation teams as well as explaining Morse Micro’s capabilities to large customers.

Responsibilities include

  • Circuit design, verification & modelling
  • Chip bring up on bench
  • Support of chip qualification and product engineering
  • De-bug of chip functional and performance problems
  • Validation of simulation results against systems design
  • Validation of bench measurements against systems design

Required skills and technical leadership experience

  • Ability to deliver complex projects, with large unknown/new components on time
  • Demonstrated technical project management skills
  • Demonstrated technical leadership within the team
  • Mentorship & guidance of junior team members
  • Sound working knowledge of adjacent technical specialities
  • Extensive knowledge of wider implications of technology and product development including understanding the competitive market landscape  (e.g. area, power consumption of competitive parts, FOM for state of the art circuits)
  • Effectively leads the design, development and implementation of strategic technical initiatives which contribute to the future growth and success of Morse Micro
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of status and issues across all engineering groups, inc. IP landscape and production engineering

What we’re looking for

  • Analog IC design engineer with 15+ years of relevant industry experience
  • MSc or PhD in Electrical / Electronics / Communication Engineering
  • Experience taking wireless chips to mass production
  • A deep understanding of CMOS transistor operation
  • Expert circuit designer; op-amps, data converters, power management circuits, PLLs, etc.
  • Expert with IC design flows from Cadence or Synopsys
  • Working knowledge, or ability to learn, revision control systems such as git
  • Familiarity with a GNU/Linux development environment
  • Familiarity with the IEEE 802.11 standard
  • Familiarity with analog modelling languages such as Verilog-A
  • Familiarity with Matlab/Octave
  • Experience with bringing up complex mixed-signal chips in a lab environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A hands-on, practical attitude
  • The capacity to think for oneself

What we offer

  • Competitive salary + excellent stock option package
  • A healthy work environment with sit/stand desks and large screens
  • Lots of snacks & drinks, incl barista coffee & some of the world’s best beers
  • Work beside and learn from some of the world’s most experienced engineers

Who we are

Morse Micro is a fabless semiconductor company building Wi-Fi HaLow (802.11ah) chips for the Internet of Things (IoT). We are a team of wireless experts that love to innovate & invent. Together, we are building the world’s lowest power Wi-Fi technology that will enable billions of IoT devices to connect securely to the internet. 

How to apply

Submit your resume and cover letter below. 

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About Morse Micro

Office address

  • 63 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010

Company size

11-50 people

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