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Staff Digital Design Engineer (f/m/d)

Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation

Graz, Austria · Graz, Austria
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024
Company Description

Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portfolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.

Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.

Job Description

We are actively seeking a Staff Digital Design Engineer to join our PMIC team in Graz, Austria. This role offers the exciting potential to grow into a team lead position.

Job Purpose & Dimensions

  • Interpreting Requirements Specifications to develop digital designs from the block level to top-level system for Audio & Power Management driver products.
  • Design verification and developing advanced verification methodologies
  • RTL Design for Low Power products
  • Supporting and mentoring Junior engineers

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensuring Digital development process achieves budget, schedule and project deliverable goals
  • Design of optimized digital blocks meeting functional, cost and low power constraints and ensure spec compliance
  • Ownership of the Digital Design process for projects to conform to Renesas's Design process
  • Support TCL scripts and design constraints to perform synthesis, dft insertion and static timing analysis
  • Support DFT strategy and implementation and verify test case development
  • Verification planning, feature extraction and verification test case development.
  • Interface with P&R for Digital hand-off and post layout verification
  • Develop test vectors for production test
  • Driving and ensuring Design review process is implemented
  • Perform physical silicon device evaluation where necessary.
  • Document errata to support necessary device modifications.
  • Develop work-around solutions where necessary to overcome device errata.

This position is subject to the Collective Agreement of the Electrical and Electronics Industry, employment group G ( The monthly salary is paid 14 times a year. However, we offer a higher salary depending on your experience and qualifications.


  • Typically, >10 years digital design experience in one of the following areas: wireless handheld, specifically audio and power management; consumer displays; automotive body electronics
  • Degree level qualification in Electronics engineering or a related discipline.
  • Deep understanding of advanced verification methodologies (e.g. OVM, ABV)
  • Fluent in either Verilog or VHDL RTL coding and ASIC design methodology.
  • Proven ability to optimize and develop design architecture from chip inception through to compliant netlist
  • Competence in developing design constraints and Synthesis scripts (Synopsys DC)
  • Proficiency in developing block and top-level Timing constraints for STA and P&R handoff
  • Track record contributing to a successful team environment.
  • Concise and proactive communication skills within a multi-site and multi-cultural environment.
  • Written and verbal English is mandatory
  • Flexible to undertake international travel at short notice
  • Self-motivated and service-minded.
  • Ability to work both independently and part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communications skills
  • Takes responsibility for solutions and makes them happen
  • Results-oriented and able to deliver on-time under tight schedule pressures
  • Looks for continuous improvement in own and Dialog work practices
  • Confident and proactive attitude about own role and contribution to company goals
  • Ability to support junior staff members

Additional Information

Renesas Electronics Corporation empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. The leading global provider of microcontrollers, Renesas combines our expertise in embedded processing, analog, power and connectivity to deliver complete semiconductor solutions. These Winning Combinations accelerate time to market for automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT applications, enabling billions of connected, intelligent devices that enhance the way people work and live. Learn more at

Renesas’ mission, To Make Our Lives Easier, is underpinned by our company culture, TAGIE. TAGIE stands for Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative and Entrepreneurial. Our goal is to embed this unique culture in everything we do to succeed as a company and create trust with our diverse colleagues, customers and stakeholders.

Renesas Electronics is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to supporting diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For more information, please read our Diversity & Inclusion Statement.