Automotive Engineering Industrial Placement 2021
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) enables secure connections for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better, and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, industrial & IoT, mobile, and communication infrastructure markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has approximately 29,000 employees in more than 30 countries and posted revenue of $8.61 billion in 2020.
Aug 2021- Aug 2022 Student Placement (12 months)
As a placement student within the mixed signal IC development group at NXP Semiconductors Southampton you will work alongside and under the guidance of our engineers to help us to develop our vehicle access ICs for the automotive market. Your role will include but not be limited to some of the following roles and responsibilities: -
- Learn how to use and become proficient with our complex IC design tools.
- Perform analogue and or digital design and simulation tasks.
- Develop software in C#, C and assembler to test our devices.
- Perform bench validation and characterisation work.
- Design and assembly of test equipment to support our IC validation activities.
- Document your results and write specifications and reports.
The successful candidate will have
- Expected minimum 2:1 degree in Electronic Engineering or closely related subject.
- Experience of designing building and testing electronic circuits.
- Experience of software development in C, C# or similar language.
- Excellent written & verbal communication skills (English language).
- A diligent, self-motivated, attitude with excellent attention to detail and be a “completer finisher” type.
The following skills will also be beneficial
- Experience of the Linux operating system and scripting languages.
- Experience of designing with Verilog (or VHDL).
- Experience in the use of an analogue simulation tool.
- Experience in the use of FPGA design tools.
Presently undertaking an undergraduate bachelor’s or master’s degree in an Engineering subject that covers analogue or digital circuit design.