Principal Design Engineer

We're looking for a creative lead technical planner who can contribute exceptionally on ASIC and IP development projects to join the growing team and work very closely with the programme management and senior design leads. You will implement and track digital IP designs and integrate these and 3rd party designs into customer ASICs and SoCs.

The diverse role involves working directly with customers, IP vendors and architects to define innovate tailored solutions that can be translated into high quality, achievable designs.

You will excel in this role if you can own and technically lead aspects of a design or ASIC/SoC integration, lead and monitor the interactions between multi-site engineering teams to ensure efficient communication, resolve design and methodology issues and make effective decisions to ensure projects remain on track with respect to schedules, budgets and quality commitments.

What you will be doing

What you will bring



Who you are

Where you will work

Xi'an is one of the world's famous historical cities, one of the birthplaces of the ancient civilization in the Yellow River Basin area of the country, and the starting point of the Silk Road. Now Xi'an is a diversified city integrating education, scientific research, transportation and tourism.

Why Sondrel

At Sondrel we are encouraged to think differently, take on innovate and challenging projects and we’re trusted to make independent decisions to progress our own careers in the way that we want. We pride ourselves on being specialists in what we do, collaborative in our approach and we’re hugely passionate about driving the technology for SoC design.

We have teams across the globe which means there is opportunity for both domestic and international travel and the chance to network with some of the most highly skilled and knowledgeable engineers in the industry. Sondrel allows you to enjoy your work by having an autonomous environment built on trust, dependability and integrity as well as having a hybrid work environment catered to individual needs.

As we continue to grow, we are looking for bright individuals who are proactive in what they do, enjoy a challenge and have a desire for continuous learning experiences because, at Sondrel, no two days are ever the same.

What you get


Sondrel are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We recruit people from varied backgrounds because it makes our team stronger, and we provide an inclusive workplace because growing in partnership is what makes our team great. We do our best to provide fair opportunities to everyone and we want to hear what you need to grow with us.

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