ASIC Digital Development Engineer (m/f/diverse)

Country: Frankfurt, Germany
Leadership Level: Leading Self
Job ID: 232567BR
Division: Automotive Central Functions
Job Type: Professional
Job Category: Engineering
Job Flexibility: Hybrid Job
Job Flexibility disclaimer: Hybrid Job – You work both mobile and on the company site

Company Description

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of EUR33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.

Job Description

We are looking for you to support our area automotive central functions at the location Frankfurt. As an ASIC digital development engineer (m/f/diverse) you are responsible for developing parts of an application specific digital integrated circuits (ASIC). Your task includes specifying digital design requirements & architecture, the design, integration, and verification of the design modules. You will also be responsible for maintaining the necessary development documentation.
Your tasks will focus on the following activities:

Collect, discuss, and evaluate requirements related to digital design concepts in cooperation with other discipline’s developers (product developers, ASIC analog developers, ASIC supplier, system engineering, application etc.)

Actively support system and/or component concept development and architecture definition. Bring ideas for new concepts to improve systems/components digitization

Specify digital design characteristics and interfaces within component specification document including size estimation (gate count) and effort for assigned work packages

Evaluate technical and development risks (analysis, mitigation plan, escalation, etc.) for digital ASIC development together with project manager

Regularly track actual design effort vs. development time and size (gate count), report discrepancies

Coordinate digital ASIC development work-packages definition, assignment, and tracking (if required)

Design & verify assigned digital design with appropriate verification environment (integrated or for FPGA)

Create & maintain all relevant development documentation including configuration and change management

Support ASIC supplier (if required, e.g., for synthesis, post-layout simulations, technical reviews)

Apply quality assurance management (use of lessons-learned, peer reviews etc.) and continuous improvement development process and methods as well as used tools

Job Requirements

Master of Science in electrical engineering, microelectronics or similar with a background in digital design

Extensive experience in automotive product development

Extensive experience in VHDL and Verilog based digital design and synthesis tools

Extensive experience in UVM based verification

Experience with test bench design and verification/simulation methodologies (directed, randomized, formal etc.)

Strong development methods with focus on reusability/effort and size (gate count) efficiency required

Experience in Python appreciated

Good understanding of the physical design flow is a plus

Ability to build up and apply application know-how for related analog and digital design

Very good communication skills in English language, advanced German language skills mandatory

Communication skills

Customer focus (anticipating and understands the customers‘ needs)

Team skills (operating as a team player and contributes towards team goals)

Planning and organizing skills, ability to take initiative and to communicate effectively, eagerness to grow and develop

Ability to work in an international and multicultural environment

Applications from severely handicapped people are welcome.

What we offer

We want our employees to do well with us. That’s why we offer them not only an exciting job in an international technology group, but also numerous additional offers such as flexible and hybrid working, sabbaticals and other benefits.
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