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Senior Design Engineer Digital

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

Ireland - Dublin, IE

Requisition ID:  1134

Qorvo is All Around You! We make a better world possible by providing innovative Radio Frequency (RF) solutions at the centre of connectivity. We are a global company thriving on a culture of innovation, diversity, and inclusion. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers’ most complex technical challenges.


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



Responsible for the design, implementation and block verification of various digital blocks and sub-systems. 

Work as part of a cross-functional team to deliver the next generation products from concept to volume production.  

Support concurrent engineering activities to ensure on-going production of quality products with high yield. 

Support applications team to maximize revenue from current products. 




  • Actively contribute to the generation of product specifications (block, sub-system and IC level) 

  • Design and document digital/DSP baseband/system blocks as required using low power RTL coding techniques 

  • Perform design verification of relevant blocks/subsystems 

  • Work with the verification team to specify verification requirements for your designs 

  • Work with IC physical designers on synthesis, power optimisation, formal verification and timing closure 

  • Ensure that designs follow industry best practice design flows, verification techniques, Design For Test (DFT) and quality process adherence 

  • Perform synthesis at the block and sub-system level 

  • Create the necessary design and product documentation and host design reviews  



  • Develop test specifications and coordinate with test/product engineering to drive product releases  

  • Execute plans and develops test procedures 

  • Actively participate in silicon bring-up and characterisation testing 



  • Interact with other engineers in the verification, systems and RF/Analog teams to ensure products are delivered to meet or exceed specifications, on time and where applicable within budget 


Main Goals: 

  • Deliver timely digital/baseband design following roadmap or priority product / customer current issues 

  • Produce high quality digital/baseband IC systems/sub-systems using industry best practice methods for design, verification and test according to project plans 

  • Actively participate in developing ICs targeted for high volume by collaboration with the entire product team 

  • Define efficient testing methods 

  • Actively support concurrent engineering activities e.g. continuous yield improvement 

  • Actively support applications engineering & sales teams to increase revenue 

  • Provide relevant documentation including design, product, test 



  • Good working knowledge of the complete Digital ASIC Design flow (specification, frontend RTL Design, Verification, STA, DFT and physical implementation) 

  • Good working knowledge of DSP concepts used in modern communications systems 

  • Implementing fixed point algorithms in to RTL. 

  • Low power IC design techniques 

  • Familiarity with designing in CMOS 40nm or less nodes 

  • System Verilog and Verilog 

  • Scripting languages (C, Perl, Python) 

  • Good interpersonal skills 

  • Problem solving skills 

  • Analytical skills 

  • Ability to work on own initiative to come up with innovative solutions 

  • Good communication skills, verbal & written.  


Minimum Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering or related field and 7+ years of experience in relevant product development preferred. 





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.


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