Microelectronic Hardware Engineer

Job Description

Are you an experienced ASIC, FPGA, or PCB hardware design or reverse engineer that wants to be part of a team analyzing and creating custom hardware designs? Do you have a creative approach to challenges?

Annapolis Micro Systems, Inc. is seeking hardware design engineers to join our team of digital, analog and mixed signal microelectronics designers involved in custom implementations and analysis of all kinds of integrated circuits. Our team designs and integrates macrocells such as memories, transceivers, processors, compression algorithms, regulators, sensors, and data converters into customer-centric solutions. We also use our design expertise to perform reverse engineering for security analysis. You will have the opportunity to be involved in many aspects of the design and/or analysis flow including specification, behavioral and RTL coding, testbench development, code coverage analysis, gate-level synthesis, and power analysis and optimization.

Enjoy the benefits of working for a small privately held company with on-site hardware and software design, as well as on-site manufacturing and test.  The close coupling of all aspects of design and production under one roof allows us to create products and systems at a rapid pace while maintaining the highest possible quality.  The opportunity to contribute at multiple stages of the design process and get involved with a variety of projects provides a first-rate opportunity to further develop your career as you diversify your experiences.

Our small company environment provides a friendly and exciting atmosphere.  We are continually designing new and innovative products which foster a fast paced environment.  Annapolis Micro Systems, Inc. knows there is no substitute for engineering superiority and prides itself on providing world class services and products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • RTL specification and development
  • Test pattern generation
  • Power analysis
  • Gate-level simulation
  • Physical verification
  • Microelectronics reverse engineering
  • Effectively interact with customers on a day to day basis


  • B.S. in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years ASIC design experience
  • Synopsis, Cadence, or Mentor Graphics IC design, layout and verification tool experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • U.S. Citizenship, TS/SCI Full Scope Poly