City:  Dresden
Date:  Nov 10, 2023

Analog IC Designer

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 000 employees work with an annual research budget of 2.9 billion euros. 

Developing innovative technology solutions and bringing them to application - that is our goal at the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS. With our expertise in the development of photonic microsystems, related technologies including nanoelectronics and wireless communication solutions, we create - in flexible and interdisciplinary teams - technologies for innovative products in a wide range of markets such as automotive, industrial and aerospace.

Our department »Data Communication and Computing« at Fraunhofer IPMS in Dresden deals with ASICs for novel computing and communication systems. The experts in the field of analog design deal, among other things, with control and digital-to-analog conversion for the use of quantum effects as well as driver electronics for optical wireless communication (Li-Fi). Now the team is urgently looking for a new team member!


What you will do

  • Independently develop the design of analog circuits in cooperation with other experts in the team
  • Performing concept evaluation and subsequent documentation
  • Simulation of the component with subsequent DRC-LVS verification and floorplanning
  • Conceptual design and set-up of a test bench for measurement and testing of the component properties
  • Simulation with extraction of parasitic elements and validation in the laboratory


What you bring to the table

  • Successfully completed bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or a similar discipline
  • First professional experience in the same or a similar position
  • In-depth knowledge of the CMOS IC design process and good knowledge in the design of analog CMOS ICs
  • A work ethic based on problem solving, reliability and team spirit
  • Hands-on experience working with Cadence design environment as well as Spectre simulator
  • Good communication skills in oral and written form in English and German


What you can expect

We are convinced that appreciation and trust are the basis for satisfaction and motivation. We create a work-life-balance through flexible working time models and the possibility of mobile working, because creative and innovative ideas can arise anywhere. We also attach great importance to intensive induction training and an open and collegial working environment. Whether sports, music or team events - we offer a wide range of opportunities to pursue our own passions together and strengthen our team spirit.


The weekly working time is 39 hours. This position is also available on a part-time basis. The position is initially limited to 2 years. A long-term cooperation is intended. We value and promote the diversity of our employees' skills and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity. Severely disabled persons are given preference in the event of equal suitability. Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD). Additionally Fraunhofer may grant performance-based variable remuneration components.

With its focus on developing key technologies that are vital for the future and enabling the commercial utilization of this work by business and industry, Fraunhofer plays a central role in the innovation process. As a pioneer and catalyst for groundbreaking developments and scientific excellence, Fraunhofer helps shape society now and in the future. 

Interested? Apply online now. We look forward to getting to know you!



Ms. Isabell Zwinscher
Human Resources
telephone: +49 (0)351 8823 1227 


Mr. Dr. Michael Faulwaßer
Specialty Department
telephone: +49 (0)351 8823 214

Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS 


Requisition Number: 67610       


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