Digital Design Engineer

Working place
Hierarchical position
reporting to Team Leader HW IP Development
Type of contract


Silicon IP (module) specification, design, analyses, modelling, verification and synthesis.

-       Functional specification, implementation and verification of security chip and IP Designs based on architectures and requirements as defined by customers, Inside Secure architects and product managers:

  • Design and Implement new features to existing hardware products.
  • Design and Implement basic hardware IP modules.
  • Writing of design specification documents and update customer documentation of existing IP modules with new functionality.
  • Update the verification environment to allow verification of the new functionality.
  • Verification Hardware IP modules and its Firmware (embedded inside IP modules).
  • Deliver high-quality products to QA satisfying to the requirements set for the projects

Educational background

Bachelor degree in electro technical or systems engineering or comparable level

Required experience

-   3 years’ experience in the security or chip industry in engineering positions at R&D centers or system laboratories

-   In depth experience in implementation level specification, design, implementation, simulation, synthesis and timing analysis

-   In depth knowledge of ASIC, FPGA and IP design technologies, implementation and verification methodologies

-   In depth knowledge of embedded processor architectures (NPU< CPU, ARM, MIPS, Security Processor) and system interface

-   Experienced user of industry standard ASIC implementation tools (Synopsys, Cadence) 

Required skills

-   Teamplayer

-   Excellent communication skills(Dutch and English, verbal as well as written)

-   Practical knowledge of network interfaces, standards and protocols

-   Practical knowledge of network security protocols and security implementation

-   Practical knowledge of cryptographic protocols and algorithms 

Main Interface


-  Colleagues within hardware IP team in Vught.

-  Local colleagues within the Vught R&D team working on driver development kits for the IP modules you are working on.

-   Assist the Vught Support team providing post-sales support for the IP modules you are working on.



-   Support INSIDE Secures Field Application Engineers with their sales activities.