Careers

Analog & Mixed Signal Design Sr. Engineer

Summary
UltraSense Systems is looking for strong Analog/Mixed Signal IC Design engineer. Main responsibilities include development of touch sensing solutions across multiple applications from mobile to automotive to IoT.
Major Responsibilities
• Drive touch sensing features and performance definition, top-level integration, verification, assist design trade-offs, coordinating layout activities.
• Develop design schedules, monitoring progress throughout the project, regular updates to design leaders and team managers.
• Design documentation and reviews.
• Modeling at the block and sub-system level, provide support for integration into the IC top level.
• Create initial lab bring-up plans, lead initial design evaluation and debug, track and drive IC bug resolution.
• Collaborate with validation teams, product engineering and test engineering teams to enable successful IC Qualification and release to production.
• Work with systems engineers, application engineers and marketing to prepare datasheets, application notes and assisting in the definition of the product to meet customer needs.
Minimum Qualifications
• 5+ years ASIC design, verification, or related work experience.
Preferred Qualifications
• Candidates with a Masters or PhD in Electrical Engineering.
• 4+ years’ experience leading analogue top-level integration/verification. Specifically, in the area of high-resolution ADCs/DACs, Audio amplifiers and various support circuitry. History of successfully leading multiple IPs/sub-systems to mass production.
• Experience with Continuous and Discrete Time Delta Sigma architectures, including Class D architectures
• Matlab/Simulink system analysis background to help team define/validate architecture and analyze trade-offs.
• Solid mixed-mode design experience leading complex design projects integrating analogue and digital designs.
• Experience with CMOS analog circuit design.
• Good documentation and communication skills and the ability to work independently and with others in a distributed environment with engineers in several locations.
• Candidate should demonstrate a true motivation to work with a team to bring new ideas in the audio domain that will help to surpass the competitive landscape.
• The candidate should have a strong willingness to provide innovative circuit design solutions, ability to mentor other engineers in the state of the art.
• Applies knowledge and advanced analytical and/or technical interpretation to resolve a variety of complex problems.
• Experience with AMS/System-Verilog modeling for mixed-signal verification.
• Experience in the design of sigma-deltas ADCs/DACs from system analysis to implementation. Discrete-time and continuous-time architectures design experience.
• Experience with Cadence EDA tools.
• Experience in the use of SPICE or Spectre simulation.
• Experience to use diverse laboratory tools for silicon evaluation.
Send resumes to jobs@ultrasensesys.com

Software Algorithm Engineer

Summary
UltraSense Systems is looking for a strong Software Algorithm Engineer with excellent knowledge and hands-on experience in algorithm development to join our team. Main responsibilities include development of C-Models along with associated datasets, converting the model into an embedded solution, development and debugging on Linux, Android and Qualcomm based systems.
Major Responsibilities
• Architect and develop algorithms for button replacement in mobile, automotive and IoT products.
• Define the touch subsystem algorithm pipeline, develop algorithms, deliver C-models, along with golden datasets for integration into embedded systems.
• Develop signal processing algorithms in real-world or comparable settings
• Work with the hardware and architecture team to explore optimized hardware architecture to achieve the best efficiency
• Provide direct support to customers and partners with the design, development and debug of reference design S/W related issues and helping to customize software.
Minimum Qualifications
• Experience with small signal recovery techniques in noisy environments is a must
• Experience in developing and optimizing algorithms to run on DSP and microprocessors is a must
• Candidate should have strong programming fundamentals using C/C++/Java and at least one assembly language.
• Experience with embedded software development and assembly language programming
• SOC – ARM/RISC and 8051 architectures and QCOM ADSP and SLPI platforms required
• Android platform, HAL and Framework is a must; experience integrating into Android platforms for mobile products, analyze and fix issues to support product delivery. Extensive experience on working with the ASP including Framework enhancement and customization
• Strong understanding and practical experience with Android Framework and Android application development
• Experience in mass-produced electronics (mobile and consumer preferred); must be able to identify products taken to production
• Factory volume production experience and qualification is a plus
• 10+ years of experience in writing embedded software or kernel level code, including drivers, BSP programming and hardware adaptations.
• 4+ years developing with Android SDK in a production environment
• Must be ready to travel to customer sites for integration and bring-up
Preferred Qualifications
• BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field.
• Experience with sensing hardware (design and calibration) is a plus
• Experience in using Debugging tools such as JTAG, Trace32 and oscilloscope/Logical Analyzer.
• Experience in Analyzing the Kernel crash dumps and Systrace dumps.
• Contributions to open source projects (pls provide website/git-hub links)
• Experience working full-stack
Send resumes to jobs@ultrasensesys.com

Sensor R&D Engineer

Location
San Jose, CA
Summary
We are looking for a sensor R&D engineer to help with sensor simulation, characterization, and implementation. The major activities in this role are:
• Working closely with the design team on sensor simulations
• Modeling, evaluating, and optimizing sensor performance under various cases and implementation scenarios
• Helping on sensor validation, characterization, and data collection activities
Job Requirements
• Received a MS or PhD degree in EE, ME or related disciplines (We also welcome fresh grads)
• Familiar with the knowledge of acoustics and ultrasound
• Proficient with COMSOL or similar Multiphysics FEA softwares
• Have good understanding of statistical data analysis
• Hands-on with signal analysis test equipment
• Experience in MEMS design is a plus
• Experience in sensor-related projects is a plus
• Experience in signal processing is a plus
Send resumes to admin@ultrasensesys.com