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Title:  Principal Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID:  38575
Department:  Industrial Power & Rad Hard Engineering Department

Durham, NC, US

Job Function:  Hardware Engineering

Job Type:  Principal Electrical Engineer

Travel Required:  No

Remote Work Available:  Yes


Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our ,robust product portfolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics manufacturers you rely on daily products, but they are all around you.


Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.

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, a 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 centers, 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.


Renesas Electronics is seeking to staff a Principal level Power Management IC designer to join its power management IC design team in RTP, NC. 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 industrial markets. Integrated circuits designed in this group will include state-of-the-art 24V to 100V DC-DC switching converters, LDO's, and multi-functional power management circuits.




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




  • 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 (CMOS and DMOS) design, layout, and robustness.
  • Thorough understanding of various switch-mode power conversion topologies (BOOST, BUCK, various control methods, etc.).
  • Experience with behavioral top-level modeling and mixed-signal verification methodology.
  • Highly self-motivated and adaptable.
  • MSEE or Ph.D. with 8+ years (or BSEE with 15+ years) of relevant industry experience with a strong background in analog design and a proven record of successfully releasing Power Management products.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran


Renesas Electronics America is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh