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Title:  System architect of electrified powertrain system for EV

Requisition ID:  38995
Department:  Automotive Analog Marketing and Advanced Engineeri

Japan, JP Farmington Hills, MI, US Duesseldorf, DE

Job Function:  Hardware Engineering

Job Type: Permanent  - Full Time 
Location:  US (Detroit office), Germany (Duesselforf), Japan (Tokyo Musashi office) 

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 portolio 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 you rely on every day; you may not see our 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.


[Background of Recruitment]

As the EV shift progresses rapidly, there is an increasing need for higher functionality, higher performance, and cost reduction of electric powertrain

 systems (inverters, battery management systems, DC / DC converters, On-Board Charger, etc.) for electric vehicles.

We are seeking a person who can quickly catch the future trends of these applications, define system level requirements, define next-generation

semiconductor products roadmap and product planning from those requirements.



Renesas's Automotive Analog marketing division is seeking a systems architect to lead the innovation of key analog devices such as scalable gate driver

ICs for IGBT/SiC/MOSFET,in electrified powertrain for electric vehicles(EV).

Possessing advanced and practical knowledge of electrified powertrain system (motor/inverter control, DCDC converter, On- board charger), you will

work across Renesas technical team and with customers to develop concepts and plan new products.

Key responsibles will include;

- Investgating, analyzing and simulating advanced and innovative electrified powertrain system concepts and architectures to define system level requirements

- Define IC level requirement of the analog IC for EV such as the gate drivers for IGBT/SiC/MOSFET from the system requirement

- Develop key specifications for all function blocks of analog ICs for EV (e.g. gate drivers: insulation, driver, flyback converter, analog and digital

- Define a product / technology roadmap

- Plan new products based on the product roadmap

- Perform Proof of Concept validation demonstrating system design (collaboration with the board development team)

- Provide technical training to customers, sales and field team

- Author articles for application notes and white papers


[Required Skills and Work Experience]


 - Over 5 years of experience as semiconductor product marketing

 - Motor / inverter control technology

 - Electrical/Electronic circuit (Digital / Analog),  IC / Semiconductor knowledge

 - Excellent communication skills and presentation skills

 - Experience of collaboration with customers and partners

 - Team spirit and leadership in a global organization

 - Problem finding / solving ability


 - Automotive semiconductor experience・Understanding of IC development process


[Required Language Skills]

[English]Business level (TOEIC score around 700)     

[Japanese]Business level