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Are you a PASSIONATE Engineer wanting to embark on an Exciting Journey?

We have multiple openings for Analog designers, Layout Engineers, Digital Designers, Test Engineers in the USA, China as well as India.

Please contact us on careers[at]nebmicro.com

Current Job Openings

Power or High Speed IC Test Engineer

Job Title: Power or High-Speed IC Test Engineer

Locations: Dallas, Texas: Shanghai/Shenzhen, China: Bangalore, India

Job Type: Full Time

Nebula Microsystems Inc’s mission is to deliver intelligent and high-performance Analog Products for a wide variety of applications to meet our worldwide customer requirements. Our solutions are focused on – but not limited to – Signal Chain and Power Applications for major markets with our expertise highlighted by extensive years of product developments. Our international team is located in technology-focused areas that provide the technical talent required for this industry. Nebula Microsystems is seeking an experienced Power or High-Speed IC Test Engineer to be part of a team of industry experts to incorporate product differentiation for customers.

Requirements : 

• Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 10 years of IC Test experience
• Knowledgeable of Power and/or High Speed ATE test strategies, requirements and board development
• ATE experience on Mixed Signal Testers – HP/Agilent, Teradyne Eagle, V93K or equivalent testers
• Production test program and hardware development knowledge of test fixture related items: handlers, socket, probe card, load board, docking plate, etc
• Knowledgeable in production control processes, data analysis/interpretation, GR&R, Cp/Cpk and correlation analysis
• Experience with typical system IO and management buses (SWD, JTAG, SPI, SPMI, I2C, UART, MIPI, etc.)
• Experience with OTP, MTP, EEPROM, EFLASH trimming, Fuse and DFT Pattern debug (ATPG Scan, memory BIST)
• Strong understanding of the IC product development process, from concept to volume production especially in the areas of yield improvement and test time reduction
• Data analysis skills using Spotfire, DataPower, Excel or equivalent
• Ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively across organizational functions and geographical regions in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Willing to travel internationally to test vendor sites in Asia (25%)
• Multilingual is a plus

Responsibilities

• Work with IC Design team to understand product specifications and to implement design-for-test and BIST methods during the product design development stage
• Develop calibration, verification, characterization and mass production test solutions for wafer, package, module and SIP (system in package) level products
• Work closely with supply-chain partners and external vendors on test coverage, test fixture design and test program implementation and optimization methods as well as custom package developments
• Provide ATE support for IC characterization, bring up, maintenance and failure analysis • Generate test plans, create test and characterization programs and design ATE hardware interface boards • Debug silicon on ATE and support performance correlation activities for product release • Perform statistical analysis of yield fallout, debug and fix yield issues • Support IC product qualification & characterization activities including qual hardware development and tri-temp testing requirements
• Support cross-functional teams with on-site development activities including planning, bring-up, test and debug
• Drive test issue resolution and close potential test gaps throughout the supply and manufacturing chains

Senior Analog IC Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior Analog IC Design Engineer

Locations: Dallas, Texas: Shanghai/Shenzhen, China: Bangalore, India

Job Type: Full Time

Nebula Microsystems Inc’s mission is to deliver intelligent and high-performance Analog Products for a wide variety of applications to meet our worldwide customer requirements. Our solutions are focused on – but not limited to – Signal Chain and Power Applications for major markets with our expertise highlighted by extensive years of product developments. Our international team is located in technology-focused areas that provide the technical talent required for this industry. Nebula Microsystems is seeking an experienced Power or High-Speed IC Test Engineer to be part of a team of industry experts to incorporate product differentiation for customers.

Requirements : 

• Masters degree (or higher) with a focus on microelectronics or power electronics and at least 5 years experience.
• Experience with different DC/DC converters and LDOs including high voltage (>5 V) is required. Multi-phase or high frequency (3MHz and above) experience is advantageous.
• Basic analog building blocks including different amplifiers and high-speed comparators is required.
• Familiarity with drivers and power FET design and layout including guard rings.
• Extensive knowledge of analog layout techniques and high voltage CMOS and BCD processes.
• Experience with Cadence software, Spectre and/or Hspice, virtuoso, verilogA, layout tools etc as well as AMS and layout XL.
• Comfortable working in the lab with different test equipment as well as characterization, debug and issue resolution.
• Experience with debug tools including EMMI, FIB and probing a plus.
• Experience with ultra low power and high power experience or cost saving techniques is preferred.
• Good communication skills and a positive working attitude.

Responsibilities

• Designing ICs for analog, mixed-signal and digital power management, including feasibility and cost study and defining or following a specification.
• Leading a design team to design power management ICs and supervising the digital and layout team.
• Responsible for analysis and design at the circuit level including stability analysis.
• Responsible for the Floorplan/ESD and any other circuitry required for a production IC development.
• Writing or supervising writing of datasheets and application notes.
• Monitoring and advising of the backend flow from design to production including tapeout, packaging, PCB board design and layout, automatic testing (ATE), characterization, ESD testing, and reliability.
• Test the product in the lab and debug it (if necessary) with all available tools.
• Work with customers on issues that arise during pre-production or production.
• Write the necessary documentation that is required for the part.

Senior Analog IC Design Engineer - Signal Chain

Job Title: Senior Analog IC Design Engineer – Signal  Chain

Locations: Dallas, Texas: Shanghai/Shenzhen, China: Bangalore, India

Job Type: Full Time

Nebula Microsystems Inc’s mission is to deliver intelligent and high-performance Analog Products for a wide variety of applications to meet our worldwide customer requirements. Our solutions are focused on – but not limited to – Signal Chain and Power Applications for major markets with our expertise highlighted by extensive years of product developments. Our international team is located in technology-focused areas that provide the technical talent required for this industry. Nebula Microsystems is seeking an experienced Power or High-Speed IC Test Engineer to be part of a team of industry experts to incorporate product differentiation for customers.

Requirements : 

• Master (or higher) of Science in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineering or related field.
• Proven technical leader in the field of analog and mixed signal design with passion and excitement to grow a new business.
• Must have theoretical background and practical experience in mixed-signal IC design with the capability to perform pen and paper analysis as well as working knowledge of simulation tools (ie SPICE, Spectre, Verilog etc).
• Competency in the analysis, transistor level design and system implementation of at least several basic analog functions including amplifiers, ADC and DAC architectures, Filters, TIA, CDRs etc.
• Able to work independently with little supervision to lead projects with multiple, cross-functional engineers to drive all aspects of the project to successful completion in the committed schedule
• Able to manage design workloads and delegate tasks for project success related to design schedules, resource utilization, risk mitigation.
• Ability to drive high level, dynamic interaction with customers/sales in technical meetings.
• Preferred Candidates would exhibit a deep understanding of semiconductor IC processing, semiconductor packaging, and production test solutions with a solid understanding and familiarity with advanced IC CAD tools.

Responsibilities

• Ability to translate system level requirements to an IC specification.
• Block level topology selection, hand analysis, and IC transistor level implementation
• Schematic generation and simulation on modern CAD tools (Cadence tool set)
• Physical layout management, signal grounding and routing tradeoffs, die area optimization
• Post layout extraction and simulation, verification of all IC level performance metrics, worst case identification, Monte Carlo analysis and simulation data analysis
• Top level verification, block level modeling, top level simulation
• Account for limitations of system level specifications, testability, debug, characterization, production and yield targets in the IC design phase
• Project management, time management, multi-tasking, problem-solving and communication (written and oral) are important skills in this role. Must be able to manage assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
• Candidate must be team oriented and must be able to work with internal and external groups (systems, test, sales, marketing, customers etc.) to resolve issues and generate business success. Must work well with colleagues and customers to foster a highly creative, interesting, productive and fun work environment.

Digital Design Lead

Job Title: Digital Design Lead

Locations:
USA: San Jose, Dallas, Texas
India: Bangalore/ Vadodara, Gujarat

Job Type: Full Time

Nebula Microsystems is a well-funded start up and operations in multiple countries with a mission to deliver intelligent and high-performance Mixed Signal Products for a wide variety of applications. Nebula™ is seeking to hire highly motivated Digital Design Lead(s).

Salient Advantages of NebMicro:

● Build a long-term career in a semiconductor product company
● Be part of early growth of the company
● Working with a worldwide team of experts
● Wide exposure in the Digital / Mixed-signal domain

Requirements (Multiple openings) : 

● Bachelors/Masters degree in Electronics /Electrical Engineering
● 3-20 years of Industry experience
● Experienced in RTL design using VHDL / Verilog / System Verilog.
● Strong Basics of Digital design
● Exposure to micro-processor integration is an added advantage
● Experience of working with Analog Mixed Signal design team is an advantage
● Good communication skills and a positive working attitude.
● Inclination for automation is an added advantage (Exposure to Python)
● Must be hands on
● Should be able to lead the project independently from specification to customer support

Responsibilities

● The lead would be involved in the digital design of the next generation mixed signal products
● Develop performance enhancement algorithms for Analog circuits and its implementation in RTL
● Responsibilities include (but not limited to) Specification creation, micro-architecture development, RTL coding,
test-plan creation, and customer support etc.
● Responsible for block level design, simulations, synthesis
● Work with AMS / digital Verification team and Physical Design team to take the product from RTL to GDSII
● Work with customers on issues that arise during pre-production or production.
● Prior experience on control loops, micro-controller integration is an added advantage

Compensation:
● Attractive and Industry leading compensation

Digital Design Verification Lead

Job Title: Digital Design Verification Lead

Locations:
USA: San Jose, Dallas, Texas
India: Bangalore/ Vadodara, Gujarat

Job Type: Full Time

Nebula Microsystems is a well-funded start-up and operations in multiple countries with a mission to deliver intelligent and high-performance Mixed-Signal Products for a wide variety of applications. Nebula™ is seeking to hire highly motivated Digital DV Leads.

Salient Advantages of NebMicro:

  • Be part of early growth of the company
  • Be in the center of the organization impacting and influencing multiple the product lines

Requirements (Multiple openings) : 

  • Bachelors/Master’s degree in Electronics /Electrical Engineering • 5+ years of hands-on Industry experience in Digital and/or Digital Mixed Signal verification with track record in first-pass functional silicon
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in advanced verification methodologies and flows. Fluency in SystemVerilog and UVM.
  • Hands-on experience with developing advanced test benches, writing checkers and assertions, applying directed and constrained random techniques.
  • Technical and team leadership – both within the internal project DV team, but also directly supporting customers in real-time.
  • Primary focus is on (digital) design verification, but proficiency with mixed-signal design verification and creation/validation of behavioral models is a plus.
  • Experience running RTL and Gate-level simulations at block and top-level with solid debugging skills.
  • Generation of relevant documentation (DV Plan, DV execution plan, review collateral, etc.). Create comprehensive verification plans for Mixed-Signal designs.
  • Working knowledge of Cadence vManager toolchain preferred.
  • Proficiency in various types of coverage collection and analysis including code coverage, functional coverage, and assertion coverage.
  • Regression debugs and failure analysis. Determine root-cause and collaborate with cross-functional groups to drive the closure of issues/bugs.
  • Proficient in a scripting language such as Python, Perl, Bash, or similar.
  • Great team player with ability to learn from and mentor others.
  • Self-driven with desire to seek diverse challenges.
  • Proficiency in System Verilog Assertion-based (SVA) verification plus.
  • Experience in Formal verification techniques a plus.
  • Experience with microprocessor integration a plus

Responsibilities

  • This role will empower you to lead critical block or sub-system verification and full-chip verification of complex Analog mixed-signal products.
  • Comprehend specifications and requirements with systems team. Extract relevant features.
  • Develop a detailed requirements-based verification plan. Attributes should include stimulus, constraints, test cases, use cases, scoreboard checkers, assertions etc.
  • Drive DV plan reviews with cross-functional teams, obtain sign-off. • Architect and develop test benches and regression environments.
  • Implement and simulate attributes defined in the DV plan.
  • Root-cause design and testbench bugs, collaborate with functional teams to facilitate bug fixes, verify and drive design-DV loop to closure.
  • Execute, track and report status to project management on regular basis.
  • Drive coverage metrics analysis and closure • Collaborate with or support digital and mixed-signal co-simulation using SystemVerilog analog behavioral models.

Compensation:
● Attractive and Industry leading compensation

Senior Power Device Engineer

Job Title: Senior Power Device Engineer

Locations:
USA: San Jose, Dallas, Austin

Job Type: Full Time

Requirements  : 

  • Master’s degree with a focus on silicon devices and at least 5 years experience. Ph.D. preferred.
  • Experience with LDMOS/BCD technology, GaN/SiC expertise desirable
  • Experience with device architecture and process integration challenges in 8” and 12” CMOS
  • Familiarity with device reliability/qualification requirements
  • Experience TCAD tools: Synopsis and/or Mentor Graphics flows
  • Experience with Cadence software, Spectre and/or Hspice, virtuoso, verilogA, layout tools etc as well as AMS and layout XL.
  • Comfortable working in the lab with different test equipment as well as characterization, debug, and issue resolution.
  • Experience with debug tools including EMMI, FIB and probing a plus.
  • Good communication skills and a positive working attitude.

Responsibilities

  • Developing devices for analog, mixed-signal and digital power management, including tcad feasibility and process flow proposals
  • Help establish long term technology roadmap in conjunction with design product roadmap objectives
  • Working with foundry partners to achieve device and product qualification
  • Silicon device and product characterization/debug as required
  • Work with designers and foundry partners on issues that arise during pre-production or production.
Automation Engineer

Job Title: Automation Engineer

Locations:
Dallas TX, Bay Area CA

Job Type: Full Time

Unique and rare opportunity to join a new fast-paced, well-funded semiconductor startup in Dallas, TX.
Learn and be part of the team that develops automated processes and systems leading the semiconductor industry in smart automation.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Automate processes related to testing and characterizing semiconductor devices and boards.
  • Design, develop, and improve software tools, fixtures, and PCB boards.
  • Control communication with hardware and devices using I2C, LAN, Serial, and one-wire protocols.
  • Develop software tools for data ETL to databases.
  • Execute tests, collect data, perform analyses and present.

Qualifications :

  • Experience 0-3years
  • Major in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Understand object-oriented concepts.
  • Ability to write in one or more languages such as Python, C/C++, .NET, LabVIEW.
  • Familiarity with tools like GIT, GitLab, and/or JIRA.
  • Basic electronic circuit and debugging knowledge desirable, FPGA programming is a bonus.
  • Fundamental understanding of statistics.
  • Local candidates to work on-site.