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Staff ASIC Layout Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

Ireland - Dublin, IE

Requisition ID:  3965

About Qorvo

Be a part of a team that’s delivering a new tomorrow. Qorvo manufactures innovative RF solutions at the center of connectivity to enable high-performance applications for advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks and defense radar and communications for 5G networks, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and other emerging applications. We are a global company thriving on a culture of innovation, diversity, and inclusion. Our people are always at the core of Qorvo’s innovation. Qorvo is a place to stretch your imagination and push boundaries to achieve success.


Decawave is a pioneer in ultra-wideband (UWB) technology and provider of UWB solutions for mobile, automotive and IoT applications. Decawave was founded in 2007 and has deployed more than 8 million chipsets in more than 40 different market verticals – from smartphones to drones. In February 2020 the company became part of Qorvo and with that the Ultra-Wideband Business Unit (UWBU) within Qorvo Mobile Products



As Staff ASIC Layout Engineer, you will work as part of a cross-functional team to deliver the next generation UWB products from concept to volume production

  • Work with Analog/RF Design Engineers to create and optimise the design and layout of complex RF and mixed signal blocks
  • Block level ownership as well as full top-level floor planning  
  • Detailed verification and debug from block level to top level
  • Lead and document layout design reviews
  • Work together with other engineers in the RF/Analog design team to ensure designs are delivered to specifications and on time
  • Good team player but can work independently on complex tasks
  • Produce high quality RF/Analog systems using industry best practice methods for layout and physical verification
  • Help drive continuous productivity improvements through improved work methodologies, efficient tool use and good documentation



  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering or related field 
  • 12+ years relevant industrial experience required
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Cadence Virtuoso suite and Calibre verification tools
  • Detailed experience of analog/mixed-signal layout on advanced CMOS nodes (40nm and lower)
  • Must understand issues of isolation, matching, parasitic effects, EM and IR drop
  • Verification checks (DRC/LVS)
  • Strong analytical and debug skills
  • Experience with high frequency RF designs is desired  
  • Experience writing Skill code a plus





We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets – we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.


Qorvo is an E-Verify Employer. For more information, please see the Right to Work and E-Verify Participation posters.

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