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.

Internship - Analog IP automated optimization (m/w)

Job description

Technology migration of analog IPs using a software optimization program.



  • „ Analyze the impact on specification of the technology features e.g. voltage/temperature,
  • „ Chose a test IP and audit the architecture of the IP for the new specifications,
  • „ Define the adequate testbench to simulate the performance,
  • „ Identify the variable elements in the circuit and the design constraints such as matching requirements,
  • „ Implement the optimization strategy in the Cadence ADE-XL optimizer,
  • „ Demonstrate the optimizer performance

Deploy to IP family  

  • „ Implement the script architecture,
  • „ Render the cross section,
  • „ Define the technology description database for the X-FAB technologies,
  • „ Demonstrate and provide basic training.


  • „Source technology X*018/ATS130
  • „Destination technology XT011
  • „CAD environment : Cadence Virtuoso/ADE XL

Job requirements

Microelectronics design background, focus on analog design.

At ease with semiconductor EDA tools, preferably Cadence Virtuoso

Application info

Duration : 6 month

Contact person: Célia BINET
or online at: recrutement(at)

Online Application

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