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Title:  Analog Power Design Engineer

Requisition ID:  40092
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Location: 

Milpitas, CA, US US US US US US US

Job Function:  Hardware Engineering

Job Type:  Permanent - Full Time 

Travel Required:  Up to 25% 

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 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.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Renesas Electronics America is seeking an experienced Analog/Power Design Engineer to join the Automotive Power IC (PMIC) Design Group at Milpitas, California Design Center. This Design Engineer will work on cutting-edge power solutions for Automotive Application Processors (System on Chip, SOCs), that provide challenging learning opportunities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Perform transistor-level design of analog/power circuits that may include multiple power handling modules.

- Apply in-depth understanding of CMOS and Bi-CMOS circuit design techniques, both existing and those under development, to design innovative IP blocks.

- Lead derivative or brand new PMICs from initial concept through production release.

- Interface with Layout, Verification, Test, Product, and Application Engineers.

- Communicate on technical issues and other design aspects with internal teams, and with customers.

- Validation and debugging of the designed blocks and fixing of silicon issues.

- Work in a team environment with low levels of supervision and participate in design reviews.


QUALIFICATIONS:

- MSEE with 5+ years or Ph.D. with 3+ years or BSEE with 7+ years of relevant industry experience with a strong background in analog/power design and a proven record of successfully released power products.
- 3+ years of Integrated Analog Circuit design experience.
- 3+ years of Bipolar, Bi-CMOS, and CMOS process technologies and circuit design techniques.
- Design experience in submicron processes and detailed understanding of layout tradeoffs.
- Exposure to designing for ESD and latch-up robustness.

- Required design experience with several or some of the following: LDOs, Bandgap, DC-DC Switching Regulators (Buck, Boost, Charge-pumps, etc.,), various modulator architectures (current mode, voltage mode, hysteretic, etc.,), integrated Power FETs and drivers, current limit protection circuits, rail to rail amplifiers, precision amplifiers, oscillators, switched-capacitor circuits, comparators, A/D-D/A data converters.

- Working knowledge of Mixed-Signal Cadence tools and parasitic parameter extraction is a plus.

- Experience working with small geometry BCD processes is a plus.

- Experience with behavioral block level modeling and analog/mixed-signal verification methodologies is a plus.

 

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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.


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