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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 11/23/2016

Maxim Integrated Hillsboro, OR

Hillsboro, OR
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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:

Eight or more years experience in high-speed analog circuit design. Successful track record and focus in the design of trans-impedance amplifiers (TIA), some of which preferably operating in the range of 10Gbps to 25Gbps. These successful TIA designs will have reached production. Experience designing high speed ( 10Gbps) post amplifiers, transmitter laser diode drivers and other high speed communication blocks will be a plus. A thorough understanding of high speed chip layout including substrate noise, de-coupling strategies, transmission lines, power routing, parasitics and package effects is essential. A good background in fiber optics communication systems is desirable. The ideal candidate will be experienced with Cadence tools for circuit simulation schematic, capture, etcetera.

The job entails helping to define the product, performing system level analysis, extensive transistor level design and simulation, layout floorplanning and supervision, lab evaluation, test definition and help with 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

Write circuit documentation

Validate circuit performance in the lab

Lead project teams independently

Complete complex projects on schedule

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