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Senior analog (/mixed signal) design engineer



Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Senior analog (/mixed signal) design engineer

MPS is looking for a senior analog (/mixed signal) design engineer to join the audio product line. In this pivotal role, you will actively work with the MPS Enschede design team on complex mixed-signal audio and amplifier IP and full custom audio ICs for the consumer and automotive audio markets. These include but are not limited to controller ICs and class-D amplifiers.

The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team, and you must have demonstrated extensive success in analog or analog/mixed-signal design with an emphasis of experience on topics such as high-resolution data converters, audio circuits, high-voltage CMOS, BCD processes, switching regulators, etc.

This is a great opportunity in a lively and exciting environment, where your success is only limited by your creativity and passion.

Activities/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Analog (/mixed signal) circuit design from conception to production.
  • Modeling, simulating, and verifying analog/mixed-signal circuits in Cadence, Matlab/Simulink, Verilog-A, etc.
  • Provide guidance to other engineers, and mentor juniors and students.
  • Work together with different disciplines, such as digital design teams, QTPE, and application/customer support teams.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis and optimization of designs.
  • Estimate and manage time/tasks completion to target schedule.

Technical Skills:

  • Deep understanding of analog (/mixed signal) design.
  • Strong skills in CMOS analog design and layout.
  • Solid understanding and expertise in one or more of the following topics: ADC, DAC, Sigma-delta modulators, Audio, PLL, DC/DC converters, PMU, class-D amplifiers.
  • Design experience in BCD nodes and/or deep-submicron technologies.
  • Proven involvement in bringing ICs to high-volume production.
  • Experience in lab-testing and silicon debugging.
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to build Verilog-A(MS) behavioral models.
  • Thrive in a dynamic environment.

Academic Education: PhD/BSc/MSc in Electrical Engineering
Previous Professional Experience: 10+ years’ experience in analog or analog / mixed-signal design
Language Skills: English – Fluent & Dutch fluency a plus
Others: Good written/verbal communication skills and strong teamwork/collaboration.

Functional Hierarchical Positioning
Job Level: Senior
Reports to: Jelmer Kosters

This full-time position is based at Axign’s headquarters in Enschede, The Netherlands.
If you are excited about the prospect of contributing to the evolution of audio technology and are ready to take on the challenges of developing next-gen audio sound processors, we encourage you to apply. Join us at Axign and be a part of revolutionizing the audio industry. Apply now by sending your resume and a cover letter to