Layout engineer

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IC layout engineers - micro- and nano-CMOS and FinFET

Job opening for bachelors in electronics
Employees with this profile recently delivered our designs for a chip that measures blood sugar levels via a smartwatch, for communication chips for the car, and for high-speed data center interface chips.

Currently we are mainly working on micro and nano CMOS designs (mainstream for consumer applications), in BCD technology (mainly automotive applications) and in FinFET technology (for the most advanced applications). Everything is silicon

Job Description

As a member of our international, enthusiastic and innovative research team, you will share responsibility for the design drawings (layout) of micro and nano electronics structures and circuits designed in-house.

You will learn and use the entire implementation process of the physical realization of electronic structures and circuits.

Unique to the very broad region, at Sofics you will also work in the world’s most advanced FinFET technology. This is possible because of the unique relationships Sofics has established with all of today’s FinFET manufacturers.

Depending on your own ambition and interests, you can advance within 1 to 3 years to the design of the structures and circuits that you layout in this function.


You will join an SME with an extensive international customer base, healthy finances and strong growth potential. We offer a competitive and attractive salary package with various fringe benefits; we offer the opportunity for continuous learning, both through external and internal training. You will become part of our dynamic engineering team and work with top semiconductor companies worldwide.

We offer the flexibility of a start-up, the stability of an established, profitable and robust company, with facilities and benefits that match or exceed any other opportunity in our industry.

Because we value this, we operate out of a self-designed BEN (nearly energy neutral – an official label) building with spacious workstations, state-of-the-art lab and pleasant rest and meeting spaces. We also facilitate a personalized mix of office and home work.

Job profile

  • You hold a bachelor’s degree in microelectronics, IC design or similar
  • You are a motivated, efficient professional who can work both independently and a part of a team.
  • You have an eye for detail and can work meticulously and attentively;
  • Knowledge of layout is an asset, interest is a must
  • You speak and write English or Dutch fluently.
  • You are willing to relocate within commuting distance (our location is Aalter, Belgium).


Full contract – unlimited duration.

Apply and join our team

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

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