Digital IC Design and Verification Engineer

Location: Athens - Greece

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About u-blox

u-blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Their smart and reliable solutions, services and products let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, and secure data services and connectivity, u blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative and reliable solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA. (

Job Description

Looking for Clever Heads!

We are looking for a talented Engineer with experience and a high degree of interest in module-level, subsystem and SoC verification to support the growing design, verification and pre-silicon validation team targeting next-generation u-blox 5G Cellular Communication and Positioning ASICs.

You should be committed, curious, creative, innovative, enthusiasticabout new technologies, striving for excellence and willing to work in a multicultural and multi-site context. You will join a growing International team working in Agile Scrum approach.

Your key responsibilities
  • Requirements collection, consolidation for design, verification and validation and derive associated specifications.
  • Design, Integration and Verification of IP blocks, Subsystems and SoC level.
  • Co-Verification of Hardware, Firmware, and interaction with Analog Circuit Models.
  • Contribute to FPGA based SoC prototyping, and design bring up.
  • Contribute to chip bring-up, validation and characterization.
  • Contribute to U-Blox flow and methodologies developments and enhancements.
Your technical skills and expertise
  • PhD, Masters or Bachelors Degree in Electrical, Electronics, or Computing Engineering.
  • 2 to 5 years of industrial experience in IC design, verification covering involvement in tape-outs. Relevant Academic experiences and FPGA developments are also welcomed.
  • Experience in ASIC designs for Communication. Positioning or similar IP, subsystems and SoCs is a big advantage.
  • Firm experience, understandingand practice of Hardware description languages (VHDL, Verilog and System Verilog) targeting ASIC and FPGA.
  • Good understanding of ARM based architecture (CPUs and Debug) both on design and verification sides.
  • Prior experience in verification: UVM, Firmware, Formal, Coverage.
  • Experience in DFT and Synthesis (including writing constraints) is a big advantage.

Your soft skills
  • Rigorous, Autonomous, Self-motivated, Proactive, and well organized.
  • Good oral and written communication (English language)
  • Self-motivated, flexible, individual contributor with strong problem-solving skills while also being a good team player.
Perks and Benefits
  • A multicultural and international company with over 50 different nationalities
  • Project-based activities working with colleagues distributed across the globe.
  • A start-up and innovation mindset while in the process of scaling-up processes and efficiencies
  • Up to 40% remote work & flexible working hours
  • Training and career growth opportunities
  • Company Bonus and Stock Option Plan
  • Modern offices located inMaroussiregionwith nearbyMetro, Suburbanand Buslines
  • Meal vouchers, parking lotor publictransportationsubscription
  • Health/Life insurance& Private Pension Plan
  • 50% tax reduction for citizens relocating in Greece
We encourage you to apply if this role excites you even if you think you may not meet all the requirements. We are always looking for outstanding individuals and great potentials.

Learn more about u-blox and its mission by watching this video
We see diversity as a strength and promote a culture of inclusion among our employees. Our varied backgrounds, ideas and experiences are critical to our success. We strive to become a strong learning organisation and are committed to provide our employees with equal opportunities regardless of differences such as gender, race, ethnicity, generations, belief.

Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Apply now! You will be working with a motivated team in an exciting technology. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

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