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Senior ASIC Engineer


Based in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Blackrock aims to provide Best of Class approved neurosciences tools to the research community to push the boundaries of human applications. We are a high-tech company that continuously innovates to empower researchers to better understand the brain.

We also aim to be the provider of implantable neural interfaces to restore function to people with neurological disorders. Blackrock already delivers some of the most critical components of leading BCI set-ups. We spend every day building technology that will benefit patients suffering from paralysis disorders, neurological diseases (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s), and neural dysfunctions (epilepsy, brain trauma).

Join us in the challenge and contribute the following:

—Design, simulation, and testing of next-generation mixed signal ASICs
—Coordinating efforts between the company and consultants or vendors
—Troubleshooting and problem solving

Minimum Degree and Required Skills
—Requires a MS in Electrical Engineering, preferably a PhD
—Experience with designing analog parts for mixed signal ASICs
—Proficient in Verilog/VHDL
—Experience with ASIC simulation
—Experience with MEMS processes, VLSI, and micro-device development and manufacturing is essential
—Knowledge with design of experiments (DOE) and statistical process control (SPC) is necessary
—Fluent in C/C++
—Proficient in Microsoft Office
—Strong organizational skills
—Strong English language reading, writing, comprehension, and editing skills
—Ability to work independently with little supervision
—Can handle stressful situations
—Strong people skills

Desired Experience
—Prior experience working with chip foundries
—Prior experience with taping out chips
—Background in electrophysiology and/or neuroscience

—A schedule with some flexibility
—Access to a diverse, multicultural and caring family-like team
—The challenge of fitting various employee and company organized events (hiking, biking, football (soccer), volleyball, gaming…) into your working day
—A free bike/ski helmet
—Fantastic facilities with showers, bike parking and a direct view of trails up the Wasatch Front
—Medical, vision and dental insurance
—Life and AD&D insurance
—Short and long-term disability insurance
—Flexible vacation/sick leave
—Paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
—401(k) with generous matching and immediate vesting
—An opportunity for personal development and a career that will impact other people’s lives in a fundamental way
—A company that ensured continued employment of all employees throughout COVID while diligently focusing on the safety and health of every team member.

Blackrock Microsystems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will received consideration for employment without regard to color, disability status, national origin, race, religion, sex, or age. However, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

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