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Title:  Staff Analog IC Design Engineer

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Location: 

Austin, US

Job Function:  Hardware(Analog)

Company Overview:
Renesas is a global semiconductor company providing hardware and software solutions for a range of cutting-edge technologies including self-driving cars, robots, automated factory equipment, and smart home applications. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.
Renesas is a global, multi-billion dollar, publicly-traded company headquartered in Japan, and has subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. Renesas is a dynamic, multi-cultural technology company where employees learn, mentor, innovate and thrive. Renesas is extending our share in fast-growing data economy-related markets such as infrastructure and data center, and strengthening our presence in the industrial/IOT and automotive segments. Our solutions drive products developed by major innovators around the world. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics.

 

Job Description:

REA is seeking an Analog 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. 

Responsibilities
· 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
· Expertise in:
o BCD design: Low-voltage CMOS (1V - 5V), High-voltage DMOS (12V-100V) and Bipolar
o Analog building blocks: references, amps, oscillators, LDO’s
o Switch-mode power conversion topologies
o Precision current sensing techniques
· Familiarity with Cadence design tools
· Excellent communication skills

Required Experience
· Development of commercially successful power management IC’s
· Track record of innovative design
· Proven ability to set and meet development milestones
Preferred Skills and Experience
· Integrated-FET switching regulators and PMICs
· Behavioral modeling of analog and mixed signal circuits
· Feedback control systems
· Regulated or unregulated charge pump circuits
· High precision, rail-to-rail op-amps
· 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

 

Educations:

· BSEE with 12+ years, MSEE with 10+ years, or PhD with 7+ years

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

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Nearest Major Market: Austin