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Title:  Sr. Staff, Mixed Signal Verification Engineer

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country/Region:  US
State:  TX
City:  Austin
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  Austin
Job Function:  Hardware(Analog)
Job Type:  Permanent

Renesas Electronics Americas (REA) brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion dollar global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. A result of the combination of Renesas, IDT and Intersil, REA has a deep portfolio of technology, a strong customer base and big ambitions to grab more market share on a global stage. Our engineers, marketers, sales and support teams are all unified in our goal to create an environment where creativity thrives, where results are rewarded and where diversity is valued. REA is developing technologies for the latest advances in mobile computing, secured connected devices, autonomous driving, smart homes and factories and more. Our solutions are at the heart of products developed by the major innovators around the world.


Renesas Electronics, the number one global supplier of microcontrollers and a leader in semiconductors, delivers trusted embedded design innovation that enables billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live - securely and safely.


REA is seeking a Mixed-Signal IC Design Engineer for our Infrastructure Power team in Austin, TX.  Reporting to the Design Engineering Manager, you will have responsibility for the design, verification and validation of power management IC’s that supply power to the world’s largest and most advanced computing platforms. Your responsibilities encompass the full design cycle which spans product definition through IC validation.



  • Perform transistor-level design of power management IC’s
  • Define and quantify tradeoffs among IC architectures and perform feasibility experiments
  • Participate in product definition with Marketing and Applications engineers
  • Specify/select process technology to meet efficiency, cost and robustness requirements
  • Oversee the work of mask layout staff in IC floor-planning and power-planning, block level layout and top-level integration
  • Write design specifications, IC verification and validation plans
  • Participate in test specification development and Test Engineering support
  • Execute lab validation and datasheet compliance testing
  • Support Application Engineering and Marketing


Required Skills:

  • BSEE with 12+ years, MSEE with 10+ years, or PhD with 7+ years
  • Expertise in:
    • Data converter architecture and design
    • Precision clocking: oscillators, PLLs, DLLs
    • Transistor-level analog design with solid understanding of precision circuit requirements and topologies
    • RTL and custom logic in support of high-speed data paths in mixed-signal designs
    • Analog building blocks: references, amps, oscillators, LDO’s
    • Switch-mode power conversion topologies
  • Advanced analog and digital simulation techniques using Cadence
  • System level Mixed Mode verification expertise
  • Excellent communication skills


Required Experience:

  • Development of commercially successful IC’s
  • Track record of innovative design
  • Proven ability to set and meet development milestones
  • Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Behavioral modeling/verification of analog and mixed signal circuits in SystemVerilog (preferred)/verilogAMS
  • Feedback control systems
  • Automated bench testing
  • Use of tracking systems for development milestones, tasks and bug resolution
  • Experience working with customers, marketing, applications, test and product engineers through the product life cycle


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran