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Title:  Principal Engineer, Power Management IC Designer


Durham, US

Job Function:  Application Engineering

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.


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 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.



- 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 PhD 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 released Power Management products.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran


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