Jobs / Senior Digital Design Engineer
Renesas Electronics

Senior Digital Design Engineer

Tokyo - designengineering
English: business
Japanese: none
Employment Type
Full time


  • Able to design optimized digital block meeting functional, cost and power constraints.

  • Take over technical leadership for sub-systems or for complete digital system and drive from specification to production ramp.

  • Apply design constraints to perform synthesis, DFT insertion, and static timing analysis.

  • Support DFT strategy and implementation.

  • Verification planning, feature extraction, and verification test case development.

  • Interface with P&R engineer for digital hand-off and post-layout verification.

  • Develop test vectors for production tests.

  • Instigate review meetings with Design Engineers.

  • Perform physical silicon device evaluation where necessary.

  • Develop workaround solutions where necessary to overcome device errata including documentation.

  • Support the RFQ process where necessary.

  • Coach and mentor less experienced team members.

  • Other specific tasks deemed reasonable by your Manager some of which will be set during the annual performance review.


  • Degree level qualification in Electronics Engineering or a related discipline is typically required.

  • Typically, 5 – 8 years of experience

  • Experience working in semiconductors ideally with a focus on mixed-signal integrated circuits and low-power digital design techniques

  • Experience in the automotive industry is a plus

  • Fluent in either (System) Verilog or VHDL RTL coding and ASIC design methodology

  • Proven ability to optimize and develop design architecture from chip inception to compliant netlist

  • Proficiency in developing block and top-level timing constraints for STA and P&R sign off

  • Experience in scan insertion and ATPG generation

  • Technical expert in industry standard tools and procedures

  • Ability to work with minimal instruction – either independently or collaboratively

  • Ability to make good judgment in selecting methods/techniques for obtaining solutions

  • Able to confidently share own expertise and work with colleagues and customers

  • Able to make significant contributions to projects, programs, and business initiatives through creativity and ingenuity

  • Results-oriented and able to deliver on time under a tight schedule

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Flexible to undertake occasional international travel at short notice

  • Excellent command of verbal and written English

  • Ability to propose innovative solutions

  • Concise and precise communication, interpersonal, and customer skills within a multisite and multicultural environment

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