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Junior/medior Digital Design Engineer



Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Junior/medior Digital Design Engineer

We are looking for a junior or medior digital design engineer to join the digital team at the audio product line at Axign-MPS.
As part of this team, you will primarily participate in the development and verification of controller ICs for audio amplifiers, which contain a large variety of digital building blocks, ranging from interfaces and filters in dedicated hardware to MCUs and DSPs.

You should have some experience in digital design & verification for digital FPGAs/ASICs (either as prior working experience or via courses or internships). Other key skills include documentation, RTL design and tool/infrastructure knowledge, experience with Python and preferably CoCoTb.

Besides working for audio ICs, at MPS there is plenty of opportunity to grow and also work on other ICs, which include: switching regulators, sensors, motor control, display drivers and power management ICs for fast-growing portable and non-portable markets such as broadband modems, notebooks, cell phones, telecom, fiber optics, digital camera, automobile and network equipment.

Activities/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Digital Design (RTL design): ASIC or FPGA implementation
  • Digital Verification: Develop test benches and automated test cases
  • Run synthesis and evaluate results
  • Create scripting to support design and verification automation

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of ASIC development process and digital design techniques
  • Experience in standard design languages (VHDL, Verilog, SystemVerilog)
  • Affinity for, or experience with, Continuous integration and testing
  • Knowledge of version control systems like git
  • Experience with programming, scripting and automation languages like C/C++, shell, Make, TCL or Python.
  • Knowledge & Use of Digital Simulators and ASIC/FPGA synthesis tools.
  • Affinity for, or experience with, signal processing and Matlab.

Academic Education: PhD/MS/BSc in Electrical Engineering (with emphasis in Digital Design/VLSI coursework).
Language Skills: English – Fluent
Others: Good written/verbal communication skills and strong teamwork/collaboration.

Functional Hierarchical Positioning
Job Level: Junior / Mid Level
Reports to: Digital team lead

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