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Analog Circuit Designer-Imagers
Employer: imec
Location: Leuven, Belgium
Employment Start Date: As soon as possible

Organization Description:

Imec performs world-leading research in nano-electronics. Imec leverages its scientific knowledge with the innovative power of its global partnerships in ICT, healthcare and energy. Imec delivers industry-relevant technology solutions. In a unique high-tech environment, its international top talent is committed to providing the building blocks for a better life in a sustainable society. Imec is headquartered in Leuven (Belgium) and has offices in the Netherlands, US, Taiwan, China, India and Japan. Its staff of more than 2,000 people includes over 550 industrial residents and guest researchers.


At present we hold a position in our “Smart Systems and Energy Technology” unit for an Analog Circuit Designer-Imagers.

Job Description:

Imec enjoys a world-class reputation in integrated circuit and system design and technology development. Using these skills, imec develops specialty image sensor products using its own proprietary technology. You will be involved in the design and qualification of analog and mixed-signal circuits and systems for these image sensor development projects, in close interaction with the customer.

You will:

  • participate in the architecture study and the definition, design and implementation of analog and mixed-signal building blocks (e.g. amplifiers, ADCs, clock circuitry, digital drivers) for image sensor products;
  • test and validate your designs in our laboratories;
  • collaborate with specialists from other cross-disciplinary teams;
  • support external partners that use our technology.

You have a Master of Science or a PhD degree in Electronics.
You have at least 3-5 years of analog design experience, or show an equivalent excellent proficiency in analog CMOS design and technologies.
You have demonstrated the capability of going through concept-design-validation for complex Analog ICs using Cadence tools.
Experience in the field of image sensor design and experience in an industrial context are a plus.
Experience in digital design is an asset.
You have a natural desire to analyze and solve problems and you are self-critical.
You are result driven and focus on customer satisfaction.
You are a good team player, able to pursue and find compromise.
You have competent communication and reporting skills.
The international character of imec requires that you are able to express yourself fluently in English.


We offer you a challenging position in an advanced high-tech environment, in an international team. This is your opportunity to contribute to technologies that will have an impact on tomorrow’s society.
We offer you an attractive salary added with competitive extra-legal benefits such as an interesting life insurance, hospitalization insurance and long-term disability insurance. Imec takes on the full cost of these insurances.
On top of that you receive meal vouchers for each working day. Furthermore, imec offers various training possibilities and social services, such as a company restaurant, ironing service, the possibility of day care on site, holiday daycare and discounts in different sport clubs and shops.  To decrease our ecological footprint 100% of the transport by train is reimbursed by imec.

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Date Posted: October 8, 2012