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Silicon DFT Engineer (27153)

to £80,000 + Benefits

Growing silicon team seeks leading DFT engineer

This successful product company is developing their own custom ICs which will enable them to further enhance their already industry leading portfolio of devices. They are looking for a DFT expert to guide them through designing their chips with test features such as scan chains, ATPG, and MBIST/BISR. You would be working within their IC design team alongside other top professionals and be the lead for test related features. This includes training and mentoring the other team members.


  • In-depth analogue and digital IC design knowledge centred around DFT technologies
  • Specific knowledge regarding MBIST/BISR, scan chain stitching, and ATPG
  • Good knowledge of EDA tools such as Tessent, Cadence Module, TestMAX, and Spyglass-Lint
  • Industry knowledge of ATE systems like Teradyne or Advantest
  • Experience developing test benches and test plans

This company prides themselves in having a friendly and sociable working environment with their offices in easy reach of central Cambridge and facilities for cyclists. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

Keywords: IC, DFT, Design for Test, BIST, MBIST, BISR, ATPG, Test Plan, HDL, Verilog, SystemVerilog, FPGA, EDA, Tessent, Mentor, Synopsys, Spyglass-Lint, TestMAX, JTAG, OCC, I2C, I3C, ATE, Automated Test Equipment

Please note: even if you don’t have exactly the background indicated, do contact us now if this type of job is of interest – we may well have similar opportunities that you would be suited to. And of course, we always get your permission before submitting your CV to a company.

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