Layout Engineer

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Layout Engineer

At Nowi we're looking for a layout engineer that 

has a passion for analog circuits and IoT.


Job Summary

This function consists of making floorplans for the layout of a great variety of our top level designs. This work should always be done in close collaboration with the other designers in charge of the circuit or block to make sure that all constraints are addressed. He/she is in charge of developing physical analog circuits with the tools agreed upon the project and is requested to make a comprehensive review of his work when done. 

Do you want to make a difference?

Nowi is a semiconductor company that was founded in 2016, and has rapidly grown to a 16 people team. We have patents pending on our innovative RF harvesting technology, and we are planning to expand that portfolio. Nowi has the ambition to make an impact in the world, and we expect that our people want to do the same. Nowi is located in Delft and has an extensive academic background with people that have masters and PhDs from the Technical University in Delft. The Netherlands is one of the leaders in academic research on RF energy harvesting and we are bringing it into practice.

Scope of Responsibilities

As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for:


Understand constrains of the block

Execution :

In collaboration with the designer, select the adequate floorplan taking account all the design constraints:

  • Transistor level placement
  • Routing constraints
  • Size constraints
  • Run physical checks using the available set of tools.

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Passionated by Electronics and more specifically by Transistor Level Analog Design
  • BSc required, MSc preferred
  • Passion for analog design
  • Basic understanding of low power, PMICs, energy harvesting and IoT
  • Capability to demonstrate autonomy in performing lab measurements
  • Basic Process knowledge
  • Basic Knowledge of Cadence design suite
  • Perform work within the agreed timeframe
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and strong capability to team work
  • Resistant to a growing company (culture)

Besides a competitive salary we offer:

  • Pension costs are 100% covered by the company. Your nett income will be higher.
  • Work with an international team with highly skilled IC designers.
  • Working for a scale up, means working with people who believe in the product and are passionate about it.
  • Personal development budget
  • Daily lunch, several team outings and Friday drinks