A senior ASIC design engineer is a project manager who typically works for a firm that develops customized hardware solutions. An ASIC is an application specific integrated circuit; often, clients run into an issue where an integrated circuit chip is necessary to complete an electronic device and standard market chips do not meet the necessary specifications. At this point, the client would contact an ASIC firm to produce a custom chip.
Senior ASIC Design Engineer Tasks
Research, design, develop, and test computer or computer-related equipment.
Provide technical support to team members.
Define and coordinate corrective action changes.
Write documentation and test specifications.