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Title:  Design Engineer - Sr. Staff

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country:  US
State:  NC
City:  Durham
Business Unit:  Broad-based Solution Business Unit
Office:  Durham
Job Function:  Hardware(Analog)
Job Type:  Permanent

Renesas Electronics Americas (REA) is a dynamic, multi-cultural tech company where employees can learn, mentor and thrive. REA brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion dollar global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. We are 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. Join us and be part of what’s next in electronics.


Renesas is seeking a Sr. Staff level Power Management IC designer to join its IC design team in RTP, North Carolina. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of designing Power Management IC and participating in small design teams. This team will be asked to design innovative, high performance, highly profitable products targeted toward Space or Industrial markets. Integrated circuits designed in this group will include state of the art ultra-low quiescent current HV switching converters, LDO's, and multi-function power management circuits.



  • Participate in product definition working with marketing, applications, and customers
  • Apply your in-depth understanding of power process technologies, both existing and those under development, to design innovative power management products
  • Transistor level design of mixed-signal circuits for new and derivative power management products. - Responsibility for managing program to achieve schedule objectives
  • Validation and debugging the products before transferring to production engineering
  • Interface with process, test, product, application, and marketing managers and engineers to successfully bring new products from initial concept through release to production



  • MSEE or PhD with 12+ years (or BSEE with 10+ years) of relevant industry experience with a strong background in analog design and a proven record of successfully released Power Management products
  • Thorough understanding of integrated analog circuit design
  • Thorough understanding of bipolar, BiCMOS, and BCD process technologies and circuit design techniques
  • Thorough understanding of large power transistor (bipolar and DMOS) design, layout and robustness
  • Thorough understanding of various switch-mode power conversion topologies (BOOST & BUCK, various control methods, multiple-phase current sharing, etc.)
  • Experience with behavioral top-level modeling and mixed signal verification methodology
  • Experience with analog/digital interfaces and digital buses
  • Experience with automotive power management products highly desirable
  • Experience with gate driver techniques
  • Understanding of control systems
  • Highly self-motivated and adaptable


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

Nearest Major Market: Chico

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