Jobs at X-FAB

The X-FAB Group - about 4,000 employees - is the leading analog/mixed-signal foundry manufacturing silicon wafers for analog-digital integrated circuits (mixed-signal ICs). X-FAB customers benefit from high-performance technologies, excellent technical design and prototyping services; and fast, easy and flexible foundry access worldwide.

CMOS Image Sensor Design Engineer

Erfurt, Germany     Dresden, Germany     Plymouth, England     Corbeil-Essonnes, France     Kuching, Malaysia    

Job Description

Major responsibilities:

  • Image sensor test chip design and measurement.
  • Image sensor pixel design.
  • Analog and mixed signal CMOS circuit design.
  • Offer technical support to customers.
  • Cooperation with external partners.
  • Management of development projects, working in interdisciplinary and international teams.

Job Requirements

Qualification: Bachelor Degree / Master of Engineering in Material Science, Physics, Microelectronics or related subject. PhD desirable.
Experience: Minimum 3 years of working experience or PhD in CMOS image sensors.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Willingness to travel and ability to work effectively in multicultural international team.
  • Self motivated.
  • Good technical leadership and organizing abilities.
  • Able to meet deadlines.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent English language and communication skills.

Technical/ Functional Competencies:

  • Hands-on experience on CMOS image sensors, including pixel and CMOS image sensor design, testing / characterisation.
  • Extensive experience using Cadence Virtuoso and PVS or Calibre tools.
  • Full process design from schematic at transistors level and full custom layout to verification.
  • Documentation and analysis of chip design, simulation/layout, and test results of sensor and circuit performance.
  • Top level circuits assembly and top simulation.
  • Good understanding of Semiconductor device physics.
  • Knowledge or experience to function, fabrication and characterisation of semiconductor devices.
  • Understanding of design rules and the impact of device characteristics on product performance.
  • Experience in project work.

Contact person: Thilip AL Endira
or online at: Thilip.Endira(at)