integrated circuit design engineer


Integrated circuit design engineers design the layout for integrated circuits according to electronics engineering principles. They use software to create design schematics and diagrams.

Scope notes

Excludes people performing the assembly of integrated circuits.

Alternative label

  • analog and mixed signal design engineer

  • engineer of integrated circuits

  • integrated circuit designer

  • integrated circuit engineer

  • mixed signal IC design engineer

  • IC designer

  • analog IC design engineer

  • analog design engineer

  • designer of integrated circuits

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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