System-on-Chip Designer (F/H) 100%


The “System-on-Chip” group of our “Integrated & Wireless Systems” Business Unit based in Neuchâtel and Zürich, Switzerland, is currently looking for a System-on-Chip Designer.

Your mission

As a System-on-Chip Designer, you will mainly be active in developing innovative mixed-signal low-power ICs for state-of-the-art applications. You will complete CSEM’s internationally recognized team of experts in the field of very low-power CMOS electronics.

The SoC design group offers an exceptional opportunity to work on high-performance developments for industrial customers as well as on longer-term applied Swiss and European research projects, in accordance with CSEM mission to bridge the gap between universities and industry.

This position is located in Neuchâtel or Zurich.


Your responsibilities

As a System-on-Chip Designer, your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Take responsibility for the specification, design, verification and characterization of state-of-the-art mixed-signal circuits for both industrial and research projects
  • Interact with our internal experts in the field of radio, analog, software and system design to define and realize high-quality integrated circuits
  • Work together with international customers and international universities and research institutes
  • Innovate, think out of the box, challenge yourself


Your profile


  • Ms or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering (electronics, microelectronics, microtechnologies)
  • A few years of experience in the design of CMOS digital or mixed-signal circuits, with an emphasis on low-power
  • An excellent grasp of RTL design for low-power and of high-level modelling and simulation
  • Demonstrated competences in digital signal processing and/or communication systems
  • Track record of handling complex verification architectures and projects, preferably in SystemVerilog and UVM
  • Capable of and interested in designing new innovative solutions to real life-problems
  • Experience in the use of CAD tools (Cadence, Mentor, Matlab, etc.)


Interpersonal skills

  • Curious, proactive and considered as a creative thinker.
  • Team player with good communication skills allowing you to interact easily with your colleagues, our customers and partners.
  • Demonstrate flexibility to ensure the success of projects
  • A passion for new technologies, experimentation, exploration and finding of new solutions in collaboration with talented people.
  • Fluency in English and willingness to learn French or German


CSEM mission and values

Our mission is the development and transfer of innovative technologies to the Swiss industry and our strength is the excellence of our people who are passionate about 550 passionate specialists dedicated to innovation and technology transfer. We believe that strong values support the successful development of our organization as well as the harmonious and balanced development of all our employees.

We are

  • A unique place between research and industry at the cutting edge of new technologies
  • An innovative, non-profit, and employee-driven company
  • A dynamic, multidisciplinary, and multicultural environment
  • A solar team focused on enabling solutions to energy challenges for a sustainable world

Working@CSEM means

  • being part of a passionate community
  • incredible flexibility, attractive working conditions, and great opportunities of development
  • benefit from a management style based on trust & feedback and that favors a work-life balance

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity.

We look forward to receiving your complete application file via (CV, cover letter, certificates & diplomas) our job page.

Preference will be given to professionals applying directly.