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Layout Engineer - AMP2018927

Location: Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Salary/Rate: Research and Development

Type: Temporary

Closing Date:

Job Reference: 1035830

Your new company
Created in 2015, Ampleon is shaped by 50 years of RF power leadership and is set to exploit the full potential of data and energy transfer in RF. Its innovative, yet consistent portfolio offers products and solutions for a wide range of applications.

The name ‘‘Ampleon’’ is the combination of “amplify” (=enhance) and “eon” (=eternity). It reflects the products we stand for and our commitment to “Amplify the future” of RF Power. Our values are focus, excellence and velocity which help us structure our responsibilities, facilitate teamwork and increase employee satisfaction. We believe that variety and diversity make a difference and is key to our success.

As a global company with 1,350 employees worldwide, Ampleon has 16 offices spread across three continents: Europa, Asia and the Americas. The headquarters is situated on Novio Tech Campus in Nijmegen.

Visit our website: http://www.ampleon.com for more information about our products and business.

Your responsibilities 

  • Responsible for the layout design and verification of high-performance LDMOS integrated circuits (IC) and ensuring design specifications and parameters are implemented and optimized
  • Demonstrate, and continue to develop expertise in MMIC layout design techniques, with effective use of CAD tools and the processes used to develop die designs
  • Floor planning of discrete and or MMIC die designs, in collaboration with RF Engineers, Process Engineers and lead Layout Engineer
  • Use state of the art layout design techniques for matching and parasitic reduction
  • Running verification tools (DRC and LVS) and amending layout design as necessary
  • Organize layout design reviews and discussions to ensure excellent quality of the final die design/s to tape out
  • Works alongside project managers on planning with accurate estimates of task duration, updating them with progress against estimate and flagging any issues when they arise
  • Help resolve issues (CAD / PDK / process) alongside experts and engineers
  • Follow established work flow and guidelines to ensure quality of deliverables
  • Suggest improvements to methodology and procedures

Your profile
  • 2-5 years of experience in integrated circuit (IC) layout design
  • Good understanding of semiconductor technology, process and device physics
  • Mastered analog layout techniques and highly skilled user of CAD tools (Cadence Virtuoso, Synopsys Customer Compiler and/or Keysight ADS)
  • Programming skills (Bash, C Shell, TCL, Python, Skill or AEL)
  • Results-oriented and able to deliver on-time under tight schedule
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team or independently
  • Ability to propose innovative solutions
  • Concise and precise communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent command of verbal and written English
  • Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Capable of handling multiple projects concurrently
  • Proven ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Work well in a high-pressure environment
  • Well organized and efficient

What do we offer
  • A position in an international environment with over 35 nationalities working in crossfunctional teams
  • A ‘flat’ organization: informal, flexible, no-nonsense and hands-on
  • A valuable experience to develop yourself
  • A variety of inspiring events throughout the year, such as various technical conferences,
  • sports and family events and many more

As an ambassador of a ‘Great Place to Work’ we also offer employees a variety of secondary
benefits. These include:
  • Growth opportunities to develop yourself in Ampleon
  • Competitive salary package and bonus program
  • For international employees hired from abroad we provide full relocation support
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Ability to buy extra leave days
  • A bicycle plan (free bike and accessories)


Contact: Miguel Ortiz

Office: Hays Amsterdam, H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 210, Amsterdam,1096 AS

Phone: 0031625695496

Email: miguel.ortiz@hays.com

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