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Sr Design Engineer Digital

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

Ireland - Dublin, IE

Requisition ID:  2657

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





Qorvo is seeking a Senior Design Engineer – Digital responsible for the design, implementation and block verification of various digital blocks and sub-systems. He/she will work as part of a cross-functional team to deliver the next generation products from concept to volume production. Additionally, the Senior Design Engineer – Digital will support concurrent engineering activities to ensure on-going production of quality products with high yield. He/she will also support the 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




  • 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




  • Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in relevant product development preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of the complete Digital ASIC Design flow
  • Good working knowledge of DSP concepts used in modern communications systems
  • Implementing fixed point algorithms into 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




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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