Sr. Digital ASIC Design Engineer


Job Status:

Full time
San Jose, California


Suitable candidates must have a minimum of 3 years in digital IC/ASIC design and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant practical/industry experience.


  • Responsible for RTL design and implementation of the digital design for all NextInput digital sensors and ASICs
  • Develop products from conception to introduction
  • Responsible for digital IC development as a contributor and/or team lead
  • Be prepared to work with external contractors and vendors at various stages during design projects in order to meet aggressive customer-driven schedules
  • Collaborate closely with operations, business and engineering teams during the product development cycle to translate customer inputs into successful, cutting-edge products
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary interests and take on additional roles such as electrical design, hardware bring-up, algorithms, and/or test


Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering


  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience, including successful completion of digital IC/ASIC design projects with previous employers
  • Strong background in ASIC design tasks and design software


  • Ability to complete tasks with a high level of autonomy and professionalism
  • Proactively/closely interface with technical personnel/designers, contractors and vendors
  • Exhibit entrepreneurial enthusiasm

Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Deep understanding of ASIC design flow, methodologies, and process
  • Experience in Verilog/System-Verilog design
  • Knowledge of semiconductor devices and structures
  • Understanding of digital ASIC design methods and tools
  • Strong collaborative skills and the ability to work with engineering teams
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and committed to producing highly accurate and reliable results in a timely fashion
  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Matlab, Cadence
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

If interested, please email your resume and a cover letter (in email body) referencing this position to NextInput, Inc. to

About NextInput:

NextInput, Inc. provides market leading force sensing solutions to enable the next generation of intuitive, 3D human interface experience for a broad range of markets including Mobile, Wearable, IoT, Automotive, Medical and Industrial. The multi-billion unit touch enabled market is ripe for the adoption of force-based touch, for which NextInput has the best solutions in MEMS force sensing technology and algorithms.