Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.
Job Description Microcontrollers (MCUs) provide the intelligence and control capabilities in almost every electronic product, and continue to be designed in to the ever growing list of applications that allow us to access information and interact with the world. The MCU8 business provides a leading portfolio of 8-bit MCUs with advanced peripherals, shipping more that 2 billion units each year for use in a wide variety of embedded control applications.
Our MCU8 Analog Design Engineering team is looking for an Analog Design Intern who will design, validate silicon functionality, and characterize low-power analog circuits such as analog converters, operational amplifiers, oscillators, comparators, etc.
- Design CMOS analog circuits following a set of design specifications using industry standard software tools.
- Work with the IC Design Engineers to develop the validation plan to ensure that all design specifications are fulfilled.
- Develop and perform silicon validation test plans, design test boards, write automation test scripts.
- Assist design engineers with characterization and functional testing to complete root cause failure analysis.
- The position is open to students pursuing the mandatory undergraduate internship (final year) or Master students in Electronics.
- Basic knowledge about CMOS technology and layout of analog circuits
- Basic knowledge about Spice-like analog simulators.
- Some exposure to developing a test environment and executing test plans against system level specifications.
- Excellent problem-solving skills, good written and verbal communication, and the ability to work across functional groups and organizations.
- Very good knowledge of English and communications skills.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Experience with schematic capture design tools.
- Experience with scripting languages such as PERL and Matlab.
- Hands-on lab/debug experience (Project 1).