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Title:  Staff Product Engineer

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country/Region:  US
State:  NC
City:  Durham
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure 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.


This is an opportunity to join the Renesas mobile battery charger team focusing on Power Management / Mixed-Signal designs. Position is based out of our Durham, NC design center.



  • Coordinate new product development from initial design phase to full production release.
  • Perform data analysis for limit setting, yield enhancement, product cost reduction and device reliability improvement.
  • Perform reliability and characterization testing of new products.
  • Perform lab evaluation of electronics components and systems.
  • Utilize knowledge of semiconductor fabrication process to support wafer fabrication.
  • Validate production test systems.
  • Perform failure analysis to resolve qualification failures, both internal and from customer returns.


Skill Requirements:

  • BSEE (MSEE pref.) or equivalent with 8 years’ professional industry experience in a product engineering role.
  • Knowledge of operation and testing of mobile power management products, with battery charger IC experience preferred but not required.
  • Good critical thinking skills to troubleshoot a variety of challenging issues.
  • Strong failure analysis techniques to diagnose and improve analog/mixed-signal IC's.
  • Knowledge of IC manufacturing processes including fab, assembly and test.
  • Statistical analysis capability. Knowledge of JMP, Gauge R&R, limit setting and DOE methodology a plus.
  • Experience with bringing new products from definition to production release including characterization and reliability testing.
  • Bench evaluation capability. Knowledge of Labview, Python or similar programming languages a plus. Experience with PCB layout also a plus.
  • Good communication, team working, and interpersonal skills are a must.
  • High degree of flexibility in managing a volatile and demanding workload is also a must. 


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran