ESD Engineer – IC designer

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ESD Engineer – IC Designer

Join our team and support semiconductor companies globally in their development of the next electronics products from smartphones, wearables, over cars, to sensors for CERN and control units for robots on Mars.


You will join our team of ambitious and innovative engineers.

You will design and develop circuits for on-chip EOS (electrical overstress) and ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection of integrated circuits (ICs) in silicon technologies.

You participate in top applied research and work on both internal and international industrial projects with top-10 semiconductor companies.

You follow the scientific literature, actively participate in conferences and enjoy close collaboration and knowledge sharing with your colleagues.

You will develop strategies and solutions at transistor level, and more complex circuits that go into production in the world’s most advanced factories.

You will experiment in our state-of-the-art lab and you will also use computer simulations to deepen your insights


You will join an SME with an extensive international client base, healthy finances and strong growth potential.

We offer an attractive salary package with various fringe benefits.

You can grow and gain continuous knowledge within a stable and prestigious framework.

You can take real responsibility and exercise your talents.

You will interact closely with companies belonging to the absolute top of the semiconductor sector.

You will have ample opportunity to design and develop knowledge in the world’s most advanced semiconductor technologies for consumer applications: FinFET-CMOS-SOI, and automotive: BCD.

Your designs will be used in game consoles, smart phones and smart watches, autos and robots, flat screens and Bluetooth applications, airplanes and satellites….

We offer the flexibility of a start-up and the stability of an established profitable and robust company.

Job profile

  • You are an engineer in micro- or nanoelectronics
  • You enjoy constantly discovering and solving new technologies and new problems
  • You can work well both independently and as part of a team
  • You demonstrate creative, critical and independent thinking
  • You converse, present and write fluently in English

Apply and join our team

Place of employment: SOFICS BV - Sint-Godelievestraat 32 9880 Aalter

Please submit your application and detailed resume by e-mail at