At Universal Quantum we are creating the impossible. Together we are creating truly impactful quantum computers. We are looking to hire a Analog IC Design Engineer to bring Quantum technologies onto silicon. Passionate about helping create technologies which can change the world? We may be the right place for you so get in touch!

What You’ll Accomplish

  • Design custom mixed-signal integrated circuits
  • Key contributor to the design, verification, layout and test of advanced mixed-signal circuits
  • Take responsibility for analog/mixed-signal circuit blocks from requirements gathering through detailed design to tapeout
  • Supervise layout engineers and liase with external partners such as CMOS foundries and test development houses
  • Work with a multidisciplinary and experienced team of electronic engineers, physicists, quantum engineers and hardware engineers.

The 3 Most Critical Attributes We’ll Use to Compare Candidates

  1. Solid experience of designing circuits implementing a strong understanding of analog/mixed-signal IC Design fundamentals and theory
  2. Fully competent in use of Cadence design tools (the dfII framework including Virtuoso, ADE, ADE-XL, Explorer/Assembler, Spectre, AMS, PVS DRC/LVS, QRC, etc)
  3. Experience of DACs, switched capacitor circuits, op-amps, voltage references and low power, low noise and very high-stability circuits

Must-have Skills

  • Experience in any of following technologies; CMOS, BiCMOS, BCD
  • Operate at the level of the entire system (IC plus board level electronics)
  • Supervising layout, including digital place and route, through to tapeout
  • Pragmatic approach to decision-making and design choices
  • Demonstrate a strong discipline for thorough documentation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Team Player
  • PhD/Master’s Degree in Maths, Physics, Electronic Engineering or a related discipline.

Nice-to-have Skills

  • Knowledge of DFT
  • Team and/or project management experience
  • Contribution towards mixed-signal design flow and methodologies
  • Commercial awareness in management issues/decision making
  • Experience with high-voltage CMOS processes
  • Good understanding of design techniques in deep submicron CMOS processes
  • Background in Physics, including quantum technologies


Competitive salary, equity options, competitive pension, private health insurance, and relocation support

How to Apply

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