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Summer Intern - Mixed Signal IC Layout Designer

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Cirrus Logic

28d ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You must have an Associates Degree in Electronic/IC layout CAD, layout analog circuitry, solve design problems creatively, work well in a team, and be proficient with CAD tools and foundry PDKs for this Summer Intern position.
  • You will troubleshoot layout design issues, collaborate with design engineers, and design analog mix signal layouts. Understanding device matching and signal conditioning techniques is key. Effective planning and integration are essential for success.

Summer Internship



  • In this trainee position, you will work closely with design engineering to complete the layout and verification of high-performance mixed-signal CMOS Integrated Circuits using Cadence Virtuoso XL and Mentor's Calibre tools, and work with circuit engineers to generate topological layouts to ensure optimal circuit performance.


  • Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree in Electronic/IC layout CAD specialization or related program.
  • Ability to layout analog circuitry in a size/time-constrained environment
  • Understand layout techniques such as common centroid, matching, isolation, shielding, and the use of dummy devices
  • Ability to solve design problems while using a combination of technical skills, intuition, and creativity
  • Proficiency in floor planning activities with block assembly and block level routing
  • LVS troubleshooting and debugging skills.
  • A great teammate who works well with others
  • Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
  • AA Degree in Electronic Engineering or related program
  • Comfortable with multiple IC design CAD tools and foundry PDKs
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute ideas for improved efficiency and automation of layout tasks

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Troubleshooting layout design issues and applying proactive intervention
  • Work closely with design engineers to ensure proper circuit performance
  • Design analog mix signal layout
  • Understand device matching techniques
  • Understand signal conditioning/protection techniques
  • Excellent collaboration skills, including written and verbal communication
  • Outstanding layout planning and integration skills


Work type

Full time

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