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What Catena values most in her employees is learning, integrity and loyalty.

Learning is the foundation of world-class RF, signal processing and system architecture competence in our expert employees. Working together with highly skilled colleagues, knowledgeable customers, universities and partners in the most challenging IC design projects will greatly contribute to your personal learning and push the limits of your potential.

Integrity is the virtue of being honest and accurate. We nourish an open environment with short communication lines and always strive for the highest quality in our work (first-time-right).

Loyalty is associated with team play and long term employment stability.

Learning, Integrity and Loyalty are the basis for our growth.

We are looking for:


  • Senior Software Developer

    Location: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Education: Master’s or Bachelor's Degree

    Job Description:

    We are looking for a self-propelled (Senior) Software Developer to strengthen our embedded DSP Firmware development team at our location in Son & Breugel. The candidate should have more than 5 years experience in the field of embedded Firmware development.

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  • IC Architect

    Location: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Education: PhD or Master Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or similar

    Job Description:

    Catena is a design company specializing in mixed-signal designs for RF applications, delivering drop-in modules for IC integration or complete ICs. In order to support our drive for further growth and raising the level of complexity of our designs, we are looking for a strong IC Architect with a minimum of 8 years experience in the field.

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  • Senior CAD Engineer

    Location: Delft or Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Education: Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar background

    Job Description:

    The Senior CAD Engineer is a member of the Support Group, a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled team providing all IT and EDA solutions within the Catena Group. The provided design infrastructure for the IC development projects makes use of design tools from Cadence, Mentor, Synopsys and other software vendors.

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  • Senior Software Engineer / Technical Project Manager

    Location: Wien, Austria
    Education: M.Sc./Ph.D. in Software Engineering or similar

    Job Description:

    We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who is able to develop and test software on various abstraction levels in a heterogeneous environment. This includes high-level cross-compilation and simulation tools running on a PC as well as low-level embedded firmware for the target device, executed either on simulators or real devices. Preferably the candidate has experience in developing programming and simulation tools for embedded cores. Furthermore, the candidate is able to technically guide the SW design team through the implementation, verification and documentation phase of the project life cycle. Good communication skills are required as the candidate should be able to interface with customers.

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  • Senior Analog and M/S Design Engineer

    Location: Delft, The Netherlands and Kista, Sweden
    Education: Master's Degree / Ph.D. level

    Job Description:

    The successful candidate will work with a team of experienced IC designers to develop state-of-the-art integrated circuits. The candidate will be involved in research, definition, design, simulation, layout support, characterization and release to production of high-performance Analog and Mixed-Signal products.

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  • Advanced Digital Algorithm / System Engineer

    Location: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Education: Master's Degree / Ph.D.

    Job Description:

    Catena develops high performance, low power mixed-signal integrated circuits for automotive and portable applications. Next to customer proprietary ICs, Catena develops a broad range of solutions from low-datarate narrow-band transceivers and portable communication devices up to high-performance (C)OFDM transceivers as well as high-end broadcast radios. In the Algorithm and System team the candidate will be responsible for various system- and algorithmic aspects of modern transceiver implementations, including e.g. adaptive RF impairment correction algorithms, digital synchronization and demodulation algorithms, system architecture, HW/SW partitioning, algorithm and system modeling.

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  • Project Leader

    Location: Delft, The Netherlands and Kista, Sweden
    Education: Bachelor's Degree / Master's Degree

    Job Description:

    The candidate leads the development projects of high-performance RF Analog and Mixed-Signal products, and is able to steer and coach the people of the design and validation teams in driving the projects to the required deliveries. Collaboratively creates development plans for products and monitor progress against those plans. Manages project's budget, schedule, deliverables and customer relation. Effectively applies Catena's methodology and ensures that any standards are adhered to including internal requirements for development and release to production as well as customer's specific requirements. Reports project progress to Catena Management.

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  • Senior/Experienced Digital Design Engineer

    Location: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Education: Master's Degree / Ph.D.

    Job Description:

    Catena develops high performance, low power mixed-signal integrated circuits for automotive and portable application. Besides the analog front end the digital part of the Radio cores is a combination of peripherals, filters, and a DSP core. After the design, integration and verification phase the implemented functionality is validated on silicon in our labs. We are looking for a strong senior or experienced Digital Design Engineer who defines the digital system requirements specification and translates it into a digital system architecture including block level specifications. The candidate is able to technically guide the design team through the implementation, verification and documentation phase of the project life cycle. A good knowledge of signal processing is required as well as a thorough understanding of the digital design flow. Also the candidate should still be eager to design, implement and verify on block and IC level.

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  • Full Custom Layout Engineer

    Location: Delft, The Netherlands
    Education: Bachelor's or Master's Degree

    Job Description:

    The successful candidate will work with a team of experienced IC design and layout engineers to develop state-of-the-art integrated circuits. The candidate will be involved in floor planning, full custom layout and verification of high-performance Analog and Mixed-Signal products in a Cadence based design flow.

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  • Senior RF Design Engineer

    Location: Delft or Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Education: Master's Degree / Ph.D. level

    Job Description:

    The successful candidate will work with a team of experienced IC designers to develop state-of-the-art integrated circuits. The candidate will be involved in design, simulation, layout support, characterization and release to production of high-performance Radio Frequency Analog circuits. The candidate should be able to translate customer requirements into design specifications and perform feasibility studies and analyze new analog design ideas.

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  • Senior Software Engineer

    Location: Wien, Austria
    Education: M.Sc./Ph.D. in Software Engineering or similar

    Job Description:

    We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who is able to develop and test software on various abstraction levels in a heterogeneous environment. This includes high-level cross-compilation and simulation tools running on a PC as well as low-level embedded firmware for the target device, executed either on simulators or real devices. Preferably the candidate has experience in developing programming and simulation tools for embedded cores.

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  • Application & Test Engineer

    Location: Delft, The Netherlands and also Kista, Sweden
    Education: Master's Degree / Bachelor's Degree

    Job Description:

    The successful candidate should be capable of executing the whole process of measuring complex mixed signal (RF) ic's from start to finish. This job involves making testing/validation plans, designing test boards and the application around it, writing fully automated test programs (e.g. in Matlab), setting up digital communication with and data-acquisition from the chip and doing first line debugging of problems found on the chip and presenting the results. He/she will be working in close contact with experienced Electrical design designers and be responsible for buying and maintaining the (RF) test equipment in the lab.

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  • RF System Validation Project Manager

    Location: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Education: Bachelor or Master Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar background

    Job Description:

    We are looking for a strong RF System Validation Project Manager to manage and coordinate system validation activities and customer support requests.

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  • Senior Application and Test Engineer

    Location: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Education: Bachelor or Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar background

    Job Description:

    We are looking for a strong senior application and test engineer who will be responsible for the verification and validation of integrated circuits.

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  • Senior AD-PLL System Designer

    Location: Delft or Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Education: PhD or Master Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar

    Job Description:

    We are looking for a senior AD-PLL System Designer to contribute to the design of state-of-the-art mixed signal ICs for radio-related applications.

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  • Senior System Designer

    Location: Kista, Sweden and Delft, The Netherlands
    Education: Master's Degree/Ph.D.

    Job Description:

    Catena develops high performance, low power mixed-signal integrated circuits for automotive, industrial and portable applications. Next to customer proprietary ICs, Catena develops a broad range of solutions from low-data rate narrow-band transceivers and portable communication devices up to high-performance OFDM transceivers as well as high-end broadcast radio receivers.

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