Did always want to get creative and build products that contribute to an easier, safer and greener world? Do you want to be part of a team where you will be able to develop and challenge yourself? Then you cannot miss the opportunity to join our Compute and ADAS Systems Design team in Bristol as a Principal Engineer in Digital Design!


As a Principal Engineer in Digital Design, you will develop and enhance digital products and modules including concept and circuit design as well as physical implementation and functional validation. You will have the responsibility for development planning and development strategy in collaboration with other areas.

In your new role you will:

  • Derive the design micro-architecture from architectural specification and requirements;
  • Generate complex Digital IP designs while working alone or in collaboration with a larger design team;
  • Work with architects, verification and implementation engineers to fine-tune the design and lead to efficient verification and implementation cycles;
  • Perform linting, RTL synthesis, and DFT insertion to prove the implementability of the design;
  • Create design-related documentation.

Your Profile

You find creative technical solutions that serve the performance and high quality of our Automotive products. You always keep an eye on schedules and potential risks and are able to manage a large design project. Furthermore, you have the ability to quickly establish successful cooperation with others and lead a small team of designers if needed.

You are best equipped for this role if you have:

  • 8+ years of relevant design experience and are an expert in the field of complex digital IP design;
  • Ability to develop RTL code targeting high speed and/or low area and understand how RTL will map to gate-level structures;
  • In-depth understanding of the frontend design flow;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, including clear communication of issues and progress;
  • Fluency in English.


  • Coaching, mentoring networking possibilities
  • Wide range of training offers & planning of career development
  • Different career paths: Project Management, Technical Ladder, Management & Individual Contributor
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Part-time work possible (also during parental leave)
  • Sabbatical
  • Medical coverage
  • Labor gymnastics
  • Private insurance offers
  • Wage payment in case of sick leave
  • Corporate pension benefits
  • IFX Success Bonus and Spot Awards
  • Accessibility, access for wheelchairs

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