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Staff Power Management IC Design Engineer

San Jose, California 95110 | Direct Placement

Post Date: 01/31/2018 Job ID: 74789 Category: Designers-All Other

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Architect  the power system topology.
  • Behavioral level modeling using Simplis and/or Cadence.
  • Block level design of new, high performance Analog, Mixed Signal circuits as required by the application.
  • Top level functional verification at transistor level to meet data sheet specs and functional verification in the actual application.
  • Collaborate with teams to:
  • Ensure design of high quality layouts
  • Implement digital interfaces such as I2C and PMBUS.
  • Develop ESD plan and Tapeout.
  • Come up with test methodology and product characterization plan.
  • Bench evaluation of the ICs including die probing, debug, root cause analysis and failure analysis.
  • Release to market for mass production with high yield.

Required Skills:
  • Strong understanding of linear and switching regulator topologies such as LDOs, Buck, Boost and Inverting.
  • Strong understanding of control architectures such as Peak Current Mode, Valley Current Mode, Voltage Mode, Hysteretic, etc.
  • Strong foundation of key analog building blocks such as bandgap circuit, error amplifiers, comparators, current mirrors etc. and the various error sources that affect them.
  • Methods to reduce the effect of such errors by design and layout to meet specs.
  • Full understanding of application level conditions and building test benches to cover those conditions.
  • A strong understanding of CMOS and BCD Technologies and basic device physics.
  • Direct experience in the design and mass production release of high performance power management ICs.
  • Strong analog design skills in the power management area.
  • Experience with I2C, PMBUS interfaces.
  • Cadence IC6 for design, layout and Layout Parasitic Extraction (LPE) simulations.
  • PMIC, Constant On Time (COT), High and Low Voltage Buck, Boost, LDO
  • Knowledge of Simplis and Simmetrix is a plus.
  • LED lighting IC experience is a plus.
  • Master’ s Degree with 5 years of experience.

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