SMTS IP Design / Analog Design (GF Malaysia)

Posted 12 November 2022
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description

Introduction to GlobalFoundries

GlobalFoundries (GF) is one of the world’s leading semiconductor foundries and the only one with a truly global footprint spanning three continents. We manufacture complex, feature-rich integrated circuits that enable billions of electronic devices. At GF, we make things that matter — from the solutions that enable the way we live today, to the technologies that drive what’s possible for tomorrow. Join us in changing the industry that is changing the world. For more information, visit

Why This Role

The role is based in Penang, Malaysia.As the ideal candidate, you will design and deliver innovative specialized IPs to support new business opportunities and future growth.

What You Will Do

Generate designs that:

  • meet objective specifications

  • complete within project schedule

  • fully functional on first silicon

Work with:

  • layout engineers on optimization and verification, including the layout signed-off before tapeout

  • Test and Product Engineers on silicon debug, validation, characterization and qualification.

  • customer to solve technical issue

  • TSO, SBU, AM & FAE to define new IP and new project, including the signed-off preliminary spec with customer.

  • TD, FAB, PE & CE in the yield enhancement activities and identify design weakness on customer products


  • design specifications for new IP

  • test specifications for Test Engineers to develop test hardware and programs

  • final customer-ready validation/characterization reports


  • mentoring to more junior Design Engineers

  • leadership in improving design methods and procedures

  • technical advice to customer on how to use our IP

  • technical advice and leadership to the design community

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor / Master's degree (or higher) in Electrical, Electronics Engineering, or equivalent.

  • 15+ years of circuit design, synthesis and P&R experience as the plus.

  • In-depth mastery of CMOS technologies, design rules, Spice models, circuit and logic simulation, layout verification, silicon debug, validation, characterization and qualification.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, and a team player.

  • Good work ethics.

  • Extraordinary knowledge in circuit design

  • Good decision-making skills

GlobalFoundries is an equal opportunity employer, cultivating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe having a multicultural workplace enhances productivity, efficiency and innovation whilst our employees feel truly respected, valued and heard.

As an affirmative employer, all qualified applicants are considered for employment regardless of age, ethnicity, marital status, citizenship, race, religion, political affiliation, gender, sexual orientation and medical and/or physical abilities.

All offers of employment with GlobalFoundries are conditioned upon the successful completion of background checks, medical screenings as applicable and subject to the respective local laws and regulations.

To ensure that we maintain a safe and healthy workplace for our GlobalFoundries employees, please note that offered candidates who have applied for jobs in Malaysia will have to be fully vaccinated prior to their targeted start date. For new hires, the appointment is contingent upon the provision of a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination document, subject to any written request for medical or religious accommodation.

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