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Optical Transmitter Specialist, IC Design

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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016

Maxim Integrated Hillsboro, OR

Hillsboro, OR
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Masters Degree


Minimum Degree Required
Master's Degree

Career Level
Non-Manager - Experienced (5+ years exp)

Job Description

Maxim Integrated is a highly successful, $2.4 billion company. With offices and manufacturing sites around the world, we design award-winning semiconductors that make the world more integrated. We also know that it s our people who make us a great company. So we reward bold thinking, teamwork, personal growth, and community involvement. Want to make a difference and be challenged every day* Join us at Maxim Integrated. With analog integration, the possibilities are endless.

Job Description:

Maxim is seeking a senior-level Design Engineer to design integrated circuits and support assigned products through the full product life cycle.

Five or more years experience in high speed analog circuit design. A successful track record (with introduced products) and specific experience designing high speed (10Gbps and higher) optical transmitter IC s (laser drivers, modulator drivers) is required. Knowledge and experience with trans-impedance amplifiers, post amplifiers, CDRs and equalizers will be highly valued. The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of high speed chip layout and a good, solid, hands-on experience with HF measurement in the lab.
The ideal candidate will be experienced with Cadence tools for circuit simulation schematic, capture, etcetera.

The job entails extensive transistor level design and simulation, layout floorplanning and supervision, lab evaluation and help with test definition and introduction to manufacture.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:


Create transistor level designs of circuits to meet specifications

Verify designs using circuit-level and behavioral-level simulations

Supervise circuit layout

Write circuit documentation

Validate circuit performance in the lab

Lead project teams independently

Minimum Qualifications

Maxim is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Percentage of Travel
0% - 10%

Relocation Assistance Available

Visa Sponsorship Available

Maxim Integrated is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer