Engineer I - Digital Design

Job Posted 2/23/2023
Colorado Springs, CO
United States
Degree Required
$75,000.00 to $84,509.00 Per Hour
Job Description

As a Digital Design Engineer in the Secure Products Group at Microchip, you will be at the core of the digital logic design effort responsible for creating state-of-the-art cryptographic based hardware security solutions. See your first semiconductor device evolve from an idea to actual silicon as part of a team at Microchip. This position requires a strong interest in all aspects of Digital design development and the flexibility to adapt with evolving requirements.

You will interact with other teams as we create complete integrated solutions to satisfy the electronic security needs of various industries. Join us, and you’ll help design cost-effective, ultra-secure electronic defense mechanisms for security sensitive and automotive markets.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement cryptographic algorithms or supporting hardware functions, firmware, or software.
  • Architect and design digital logic blocks or validation suites specified by you or others.
  • Participate and contribute to the verification and bring-up of such blocks by writing assertions, debugging code, and interacting with other team members.
  • Support design integration activities like Lint, Clock Doming Crossing, Synthesis, and DFT as you resolve timing closure, power, and logical issues.


  • Team player willing to learn, encompassing excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Interest in or basic understanding of cryptography, associated algorithms and technology.
  • Exposure to hardware description and assertion languages: SystemVerilog, SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA).
  • Project experience in multiple aspects of digital design flow such as RTL design and simulation, logic synthesis, DFT, Timing constraint generation, Static Timing Analysis, Gate level simulation, or Equivalence checking.
  • Scripting and automation skills: Unix/Linux shell programming, Perl/Python/Ruby, Makefile, Revision management.

Education & Experience: BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science with 0 - 2 years of experience.


  • Wellness & Medical Benefits effective on your First Day of Employment
  • Gold Standard in Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Free on-site medical clinic staffed by a licensed and certified Nurse Practitioner.
  • On-site fitness center
  • Quarterly Employee Cash Bonus Plan
  • Restricted Stock Grant
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan

Paid Time Off:

  • Vacation Pay
  • Absence Time - "Sick Pay"
  • 10 Paid Holidays

Travel Time:

0% - 25%

Physical Attributes:

Handling, Hearing, Lifting, Other, Reaching, Seeing, Talking, Works Alone, Works Around Others

Physical Requirements:

Standing - 0-20%, Sitting - 90-100%, Walking - 0-10%, Driving - 0-10%, Inside - 90-100%, Outside - 0-10%, Usual Shift Hours: 8 hours, Monday - Friday

Pay Range:

The expected base salary range for this position, if filled in Colorado, is $75,000 - $84,509, dependent on specific skills and work experience. We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive base pay, restricted stock units, and quarterly bonus payments. In addition to these components, our package includes health benefits that begin day one, retirement savings plans, and an industry leading ESPP program with a 2 year look back feature. 

Microchip Technology Inc is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Colorado Springs CO
United States
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