Careers

Working at Palma Ceia means doing what you love. We hire trailblazers, hackers and pioneers. We want people who can solve challenging problems, make a real impact and build something big. You should join us.

Interested? Send email to careers@pcsemi.com with your interest and resume.

For all Cambridge, UK based positions – Recruitment agencies, please do NOT send us unsolicited CVs, as we have appointed a dedicated recruitment partner in the UK. If you do so, we reserve the right to contact the candidate directly and your T&Cs will not apply.

Now Hiring:

Software Test and Validation Engineer — Cambridge, UK

Palma Ceia SemiDesign (PCS), is a fast-growing, fabless semiconductor company, focused on complete integrated Wi-Fi solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) marketplace. PCS is seeking test and validation engineers to seed a test and validation team in Cambridge, UK, to help strengthen the quality and validation of the solutions based on the latest WiFi (802.11) standards. Successful candidates will have knowledge and experience of test and validation procedures, ideally in the field of wireless communication systems and will also have experience of inter-operability testing. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned ... Read More

Embedded Software Engineer — Cambridge, UK

Palma Ceia SemiDesign (PCS), is a fast-growing, fabless semiconductor company, focused on complete integrated Wi-Fi solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) marketplace. PCS is seeking embedded software engineers to join the existing team in Cambridge, UK, to develop and maintain products based on the latest WiFi (802.11) standards. Successful candidates will have knowledge and experience of embedded software development, ideally in the field of wireless communication systems. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Embedded software development in C. Development of new code and products. Maintenance of existing code base. Development ... Read More

Senior Analogue and RF Laboratory Characterisation Engineer — Cambridge, UK

Palma Ceia SemiDesign (PCS), is a fast-growing, fabless semiconductor company, focused on complete integrated Wi-Fi and LTE solutions for the IoT marketplace. We require senior laboratory characterisation engineers to join their team of experienced silicon design engineers in Cambridge, UK. Successful candidates will have extensive knowledge and experience of radio system verification, detailed component laboratory characterisation, production test and standards conformance testing as well as the ability to design and optimise test modules and evaluation boards. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Ownership and management of laboratory environment for test and characterization of radio ... Read More

Senior Digital Design Engineer — Cambridge, UK

Palma Ceia SemiDesign (PCS), is a fast-growing, fabless semiconductor company, focused on developing highly integrated Wi-Fi 6 chipsets. We require senior digital design engineers to join our team of experienced design engineers in Cambridge, UK. Successful candidates will have proven knowledge and experience of specifying, implementing and verifying digital sub-systems within SoCs, preferably including SoCs for wireless communications. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Specification, architectural design, RTL design and verification of digital blocks within a complex mixed-signal SoC. Contribution to overall system architecture and design of the digital part of a mixed-signal SoC ... Read More

Senior Digital RTL2GDSII Implementation Engineer– Cambridge, UK

Palma Ceia SemiDesign (PCS), is a fast-growing, fabless semiconductor company, focused on developing highly integrated Wi-Fi 6 chipsets. We require senior RTL2GDSII digital implementation engineers to join our team of experienced design engineers in Cambridge, UK. Successful candidates will have proven knowledge and experience of physical implementation of digital designs including some or all of the following tasks: synthesis, DfT insertion, floor-planning, place & route, LEC, DRC/LVS, and STA. There may also be opportunities for digital design tasks. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Work with digital design engineers and other RTL2GDSII engineers to ... Read More

Programme Manager — Cambridge, UK

This key role will involve the planning coordination and program management of product development activities to ensure projects are delivered on time, to the stated quality and within budget according to a managed plan. The role will encompass close interaction with multiple stakeholders including R&D (RFIC, Digital IC, Embedded Software & Systems), Operations, Finance and Customer Support based in Cambridge, the US, and China and reporting regularly on milestones and objectives to the senior leadership team. Reporting to the EVP Program Management, you will be responsible for delivering the R&D project programs. You will lead the effectiveness and efficiency of ... Read More

Product/Test Manager — Cambridge, UK

Palma Ceia Semi-Design (PCS), is a fast-growing, fabless semiconductor company, focused on complete integrated Wi-Fi and LTE solutions for the IoT marketplace. We require a product/test manager to join their Silicon Operations team in Cambridge, UK. Successful candidates will have extensive knowledge and experience of semiconductors. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Product/Test Engineering Develop Product Yield Enhancement & Quality improvement methods as products ramp to production. Interface with suppliers to resolve issues in a timely manner. Review of customers and supplier specifications to ensure that customer needs will be met by Palma Ceia ... Read More

Product/Quality Manager — Cambridge, UK

Palma Ceia Semi-Design (PCS), is a fast-growing, fabless semiconductor company, focused on complete integrated Wi-Fi and LTE solutions for the IoT marketplace. We require senior-level product/Quality engineers to join their Silicon Operations team in Cambridge, UK. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience of semiconductor product NPI, qualification, manufacturing ramp. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Product Engineering Ensure the smooth transition of products from early-stage sampling to high volume production on time and within the quality and cost expectations of the company. Plan and execute qualification and reliability programs for a ... Read More

Senior DSP Systems Engineer — Cambridge, UK

Palma Ceia SemiDesign, Inc. (PCS) is a fabless semiconductor company offering modem chips, transceivers, systems and IP for emerging Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Wi-Fi and cellular RF markets. Palma Ceia SemiDesign is seeking Senior DSP engineers to join their team of experienced radio design engineers in Cambridge, UK. Qualified candidates must demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience in specifying and implementing signal processing algorithms for a range of radio communications standards as well as a deep understanding of the digital design requirements of radio modems. Responsibilities Ownership of specifications, architectural design, modeling, implementation, verification, test and debug of ... Read More

Radio Systems Engineer — Cambridge, UK

Palma Ceia SemiDesign, Inc. (PCS) is a fabless semiconductor company offering modem chips, transceivers, systems and IP for emerging Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Wi-Fi and cellular RF markets. Palma Ceia SemiDesign is seeking Senior Radio Systems Engineers to join their team of experienced radio IC design engineers in Cambridge, UK. Qualified candidates will have knowledge and experience in specifying and modeling wireless communications systems, as well as a good understanding of the principles and design techniques for radios and modems. Responsibilities Candidates must demonstrate broad systems-level capability for helping to specify, model, bring-up and debug the overall ... Read More

Senior Analog and RF Designer – Cambridge, UK

Palma Ceia SemiDesign, Inc. (PCS) is a fabless semiconductor company offering modem chips, transceivers, systems and IP for emerging Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Wi-Fi and cellular RF markets. Palma Ceia SemiDesign is seeking senior analog and RF IC design engineers to join their team of experienced radio design engineers in Cambridge, UK. Successful candidates will show a strong understanding of circuit design principles as well as an ability to work autonomously. A premium will be placed on having a strong portfolio of high-performing radio circuit designs and a desire to continually learn and excel. Responsibilities Ownership of ... Read More

Sr. Analog Designer

Job Duties: Palma Ceia SemiDesign, Inc. (PCS) is a fabless semiconductor company offering modem chips, transceivers, systems and IP for emerging Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Wi-Fi and cellular RF markets. We are seeking Sr. Analog Designers to join our team in our McKinney, TX office. Job duties and responsibilities include: Responsible for designing, developing, modifying and evaluating analog and mixed mode circuits; taking ownership and responsibility from definition to manufacturing. Design circuits as per specifications. Create test-bench to simulate circuits for all possible scenarios of chip operating modes. Review layouts and parasitic extractions. Work with systems engineers, ... Read More

Senior IC Design Engineer

Required: Deep experience in IC design leading to production, production debug, testing support and yield enhancement Experience with RF system architectures, link budgets, trade-offs for key elements such as DC offset calibration loop, IIP2 calibration loop, AGC, etc. RF or analog circuit design for WiFi, LTE, TV or other high dynamic range systems Implementation experience in either 65nm or 40nm At least 7 years at a relevant comm IC house or IDM Big Plus: Experience with leading a team from design concept through project completion Lab and testing experience: spurious debug, noise testing, performance testing Customer-facing exposure: determining specifications, schedule, ... Read More