Power IC Design Engineer - Staff

Intersil   •  

Austin, TX

8 - 10 years

Posted 276 days ago

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Reporting to the Design Engineering Manager, you will have responsibility for the design, verification and validation of power management IC’s. Your responsibilities encompass the full design cycle which spans product definition through IC validation.


  • Perform transistor-level design of power management IC’s

  • Define and quantify tradeoffs among IC architectures and perform feasibility experiments

  • Participate in product definition with Marketing and Applications engineers

  • Specify/select process technology to meet efficiency, cost and robustness requirements

  • Oversee the work of mask layout staff

  • Write design specifications, IC verification and validation plans

  • Participate in test specification development and Test Engineering support

  • Execute lab validation and datasheet compliance testing

  • Support Application Engineering and Marketing


  • Expertise in:

    • BiCMOS and CMOS designs

    • Analog building blocks: references, amps, oscillators, LDO’s

    • Switch-mode power conversion topologies

  • Expertise in: BCD design: Low-voltage CMOS (1V - 5V), High-voltage DMOS (12V-100V)

  • Familiarity with Cadence design tools

  • Excellent communication skills

    Required Experience:

  • Development of commercially successful power management IC’s

  • Track record of innovative design

  • Proven ability to set and meet development milestones

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Integrated-FET switching regulators and PMICs

  • Mixed-voltage designs in BCD processes

  • Behavioral modeling of analog and mixed signal circuits

  • Feedback control systems

  • Precision current sensing techniques

  • Regulated or unregulated charge pump circuits

  • High precision, rail-to-rail op-amps

  • Automated bench testing

  • Use of tracking systems for development milestones, tasks and bug resolution

  • Experience working with customers, marketing, applications, test and product engineers through the product life cycle

  • BSEE with 8+ years, MSEE with 6+ years, or PhD with 3+ years