Mixed Signal IC Design Lead

Calabasas, CA
Science & Engineering - Sensors & Electronics Laboratory – Sensors & Electronics /
Regular /
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas, Westlake Village and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

Are you ready to be part of something amazing? We have a great opportunity for a self-directed scientist / engineer with strong communication and leadership skills to serve as the Group Leader (first line manager) for the Digital & Mixed-Signal Circuit Design Group within the Mixed-Signal Systems Solutions department at HRL Laboratories. Our group is focused on the development, demonstration, and maturation of novel integrated circuits for high performance mixed-signal systems within a matrixed environment.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
As first line manager to a small group of technical staff, the candidate will guide team members’ careers by providing opportunities for development while engaging in regular formal and informal feedback discussions.

Essential Duties: 
The role consists of roughly 25% management and 75% technical contributions.  
•Manage resources (e.g. allocating team personnel to projects) and acquire talent (e.g. supporting recruiting)
•Enhance group member performance through informal and formal feedback
•Lead and influence strategic planning and technical direction within the department and across the broader reach of HRL departments, laboratories, and projects
•Contribute technically through direct technical work and/or technical project leadership. Skills and capabilities should be aligned with one or more of the following areas: precision analog, data converters (ADC/DAC), digital RTL-to-GDS, frequency synthesizers, tunable filters, subthreshold logic.

Required Skills: 
The candidate must have:
•At least 3 years of experience in a role involving leadership of highly trained technical staff.  Demonstrated experience with successful resource allocation and management. Experience with line management functions, such as drafting of job descriptions, hiring staff, and providing critical feedback to staff.
•More than 10 years of experience with design in a range of different integrated circuit processes (e.g. CMOS, SOI, SiGe BiCMOS, InP). Competency with IC design environments to include Cadence tools.   Experience with laboratory test equipment and characterization of mixed-signal IC and devices is a plus.

Required Education: 
MS or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or related scientific discipline 

Special Requirements:
U.S. citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Active SSBI is a plus.

The base salary range for this full-time position is $163,150 - $209,088 + bonus + benefits.

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HRL offers a generous and very competitive total compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment (https://www.hrl.com/careers/benefits).

HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, age, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.