Semiconductor/IC Sr. Project Engineer in Itasca, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Itasca, IL
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Job Description

Semiconductor/IC Sr. Project Engineer Lead

Itasca, IL

Direct Hire


YES- Relocation package. 
Only persons authorized to work in the United States to apply

You will lead a MEMS microphone development team. You will be analyzing designs of others plus lab data collected by others, and conduct engineering analysis and design validation. If you have a semiconductor/IC background, knowledge of MEMS, and a knack for project leadership, this is a perfect role for you!

The company is a market leader of advanced micro-acoustics & specialty components used in communications, consumer electronics, medical technology, military, aerospace and industrial markets!  Also a leader in micro-electro-mechanical systems microphones, speakers and receivers which are used in smartphones, tablets and mobile handsets.

You will be responsible for:

  • Performing technical feasibility for new projects
  • Defining performance requirements for component teams (MEMS, IC, Packaging, etc.)
  • Leads design reviews, DFMEAs, validation testing planning and execution
  • Defining and analyzing design verification results to ensure project is meeting requirements
  • Troubleshooting design / technical issues as they arise
  • Working closely with other design and test engineers to test, and characterize designs at every stage


  • BS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Acoustics, Physics, or similar
  • 3 years experience of CMOS analog /mixed-signal integrated circuit design
  • Experience with product development
  • Electronic circuit design and testing. Acoustics / electronics lab testing and debugging
  • Prior experience with frequency and time domain based lab equipment like Spectrum and Audio Analyzers, as well as, Oscilloscopes
  • Be comfortable performing lumped element modeling of acoustic transducers (using spice or other modeling tools)
  • Experience with scripting language (Matlab, Python) for modeling and data analysis
  • Prior Project/Team leading experience a plus
  • Experience with audio DSP algorithms is a plus

VOLT is an equal opportunity employer.