Tag Archives: CMOS

Principal Design Engineer – Power Management ICs

PhD-EE. Develops and designs power management ICs involving LED drivers, variety of converters (AC/DC, high voltage), mixed signal products, DC/DC switching regulators, controllers, and is skilled with various topologies. Experienced with BiCMOS/CMOS, BCD, CAD, ADC. Defines architecture and manages large SoC projects through to production for lighting, LCD and IT markets. Contract or Direct. 150K. 06102015.01

Sr Analog / Mixed Signal IC Design Engineer

MSEE. Strong power management IC designer working with analog, mixed signal, MOSFET switches, and CMOS/BiCMOS processes for power electronics, telecommunications and LED/backlighting. Applies to switching and linear converters with various topologies, regulators, drivers, LDOs and chargers. Performs feasibility analysis, modeling, simulation. Uses Cadence Virtuoso, H/PSpice, MathCAD, Python. 15 Years. 130K. 06012015.10

Analog / Mixed Signal Power IC Design Engineering Consultant

MSEE, BSCE. A multi-disciplined applications and design engineering consultant, working mostly with analog and mixed signal power management ICs/ASICs and working with embedded FPGA, VHDL, DSP, SoC, CMOS, VLSI. Experienced with variety of firmware: Fiber channel, ARM, ADC, DAC, various filters, wireless transceivers, receivers, transmitters, real time operating systems, and networking/IT. Performs lab characterization, tape-out, simulation, layout, testing and debug, staff training and generates specifications. Very long list of software, design and analysis tools too numerous to list. Contract Hire. 130K. 05122015.6

Sr PCB Layout Designer – Contract or Direct

Strong background in PCB layout and design with excellent designing software expertise. Skilled in IC and RFIC design for gyros and timing devices, oscillators, transceivers, modems and touchscreens (IT products). Also designs electronics for LCDs. Uses Cadence Virtuoso, Springsoft Laker, Valid LED, Tanner, ECAD, Magma, Avanti, Cadabra, Simplex, Rapheal, and also GPL, TCL, CMOS, Unix. Contract or Direct hire. Flexible salary range. 05062015.4

Director, Product Development/Marketing – RFIC, Mobile

BSEE. High level product development leader for RF/microwave high volume mobile handset multi-mode power amplifier modules, WLAN, and Bluetooth. Bring hands-on innovative lifecycle engineering experience to lead NPI, manage risk, increase yield, perform cost analysis, forecasting, and generate roadmaps. Provides device verification and characterization. Extensive overseas business and customer interaction during bid process, technical reviews, promotional initiatives for resultant design wins. Corporate awards. 180K. 03242015.5

Chief Engineer – Sic, MOSFETs/RF & Microwave Power ICs

Ph.D-EE/CE, 20 Years. A scientist level professional, managing engineering groups for design and layout for power switching, power RF discretes, microwave ICs (small signal, low noise) for silicon and SiC bandgap (RF JFET/MESFET) technologies (solid state power amplifier applications). Optimizes transconductance, minimizes capacitance and engineers various technical characteristics to boost product quality and performance enhancements. Performs process integration, characterization, simulation and modeling, reliability assessment, and production yield improvements.  Provides high level customer support and technical marketing skillsets. Has a background in hands-on power amplifier design; SiGe bipolar transistors development on silicon BiCMOS platforms; and, mixed signal CMOS. Is project and program management minded. Patent activity and prolific technical author. 150K. 02172015.5

Analog/Mixed Signal/CMOS Verification/Design Engineer – Contract

BSEE/Physics-<20 Years. An analog, digital and mixed signal PCB design contract engineer, also involving FPGAs, CMOS ICs and  top-level systems such as imaging and displays/GUI (300MHz, 8bits in 0.18um), MEMs processors, and also products such as HDMI/DVI repeaters and others. Responsible for product lifecycle, intellectual property, evaluation platforms, modeling and simulation, and is collaborative lead for all things CMOS. Has embedded design programming and SAR ADC experience. Uses MatLab, Verilog, Cadence, Spice, NanoSim, Spectre, Perl, Python, Behavioral Compiler, Protec, Altium, Xilinx and much more. 125-135K. 02172015.01

Senior Product Engineer – Analog / Digital Power ICs

MSEE, MS-Physics/>20 Years. Performs new product introductions (NPI) and development for semiconductor analog / digital power management products, SoC and ICs, involving signal processors in mix-mode CMOS, switching amplifiers in BiC-DMOS, optical storage and more. Performs mixed-signal testing (including ADC/DAC), multi-temp and voltage characterization, product and burn-in boards qualification, validation (latch-up, ESD, life test failure), SPC and yield enhancements, and complex failure analysis. Works with off-shore manufacturing and customer returns program, and resolves specification problems. Has strong focus on product reliability and process improvements / optimization. Industries are audio/visual, RF wireless telephony and networking/IT (processors, ethernet, consumer electronics). Uses Eagle, IDS E-beam, Credence, Agilent and more. 100K. 02042015.1

Embedded Systems Design Engineering, Consultant

BSEE/>Contract engineering design expertise for a variety of critical control platforms:

  • FPGA ethernet and ECL differential communications interfaces (CMOS/PCBs), encrypted internet connectivity, algorithms, embedded PCB test hardware.
  • Nuclear reactor plant containment/cooling: Bus communications, loop control, ADC/DAC. Verification, validation, simulation, SoC design, staff education.
  • Space/Avionics rad-hard systems design/integration: Docking, launch vehicle & aircraft brushless motor controls, solar array systems, missile guidance systems, embedded systems, CMOS logic, DSP. Documentation within NASA 7123/7150, DO-254 and DO-178B standards. Drives DO-254 wins as Expert.

VHDL, Xilinx, DOORS, Aldec, Altium. 210K. 02032015.8

Semiconductor Product and Test Engineer

BSEE/15 Years. Has product engineering focus in 150mm to 300mm process factories for advanced 0.13 to 0.25 micron high power, high density analog CMOS and Bi-CMOS for prototype devices. Drives from concept to production, performing qualification / characterization, and generating specifications, and pre-production samples. Significant test engineering lead (test plans, binning, critical ramp through volume, platform conversion). Routinely reduces packaging costs (10%) and has released several mixed signal products to exceed corporate sales revenue goals by 80%. Vast array of tools and languages: Embedded C, PERL, MathLab, SAP, Spotfire and more. Test technologies/platforms: TestWare, ATE, VLCT, IFLEX, Catalyst, A580. 90-100K. 02032015.1

Semiconductor ICs / Fab Equipment Applications / DCS Engineer

Ph.D.-Chem/>10 Years. Develops, designs, implements and integrates distributed control systems, PLCs/software, lithography metrology, CMOS/FEOL processes, silicon photonic and other device physics/engineering, and germanium on silicon. Fab and laboratory metrology includes SEM, TEM, XRD, and SIMS, optical metrology (interferometry), plus advanced statistical and overall process controls, factory automation / manufacturing execution systems. Maintains diffusion tools reliability for maximum performance and provides new materials development / characterization. Is project driven with substantial customer interaction. JMP and LabView expert. Extensive publications and is patented. 90-120K. 02022015.3

Power IC Failure Analysis / Test Engineer

MSEE/>20 Years. Has comprehensive expertise in failure analysis, test engineering and product launch for semiconductor power ICs, MOSFET drivers, CMOS-integrated voltage regulator ICs for buck converters, and integrated power distribution / protection ICs in CSP and fcQFN packages and more. Performs bench evaluation, ATE characterization, fault isolation, and product qualification. Designs burn-in circuits, generates schematics and approves PCB layouts. Ensures that products packages comply to: JEDEC/HTOL, ESD, LU, HAST, PRECON, HTS, TC, THB. Uses DataPower, Bench-ATE, OrCAD. 100K. 01302015.1

Power IC and Isolation Products Manager

MSEE/>20 Years. Comprehensive semiconductor experience in applications engineering / product development / sales. Over 40 patents for isolation technology; digital power and mixed-signal microcontrollers; defined/developed innovative optocoupler/optodriver drop-in replacements and fully digital power controller; and helped develop novel CMOS digital isolator IP – which opened new development for gate drivers, audio components circuits and 100Mbps/2.5KV/5KV digital isolator families. Patents granted for enabling this industry-leading IP. Products apply to power, wireless telephony / telecommunications and networking industries. Also has a strong background in marketing and raising venture capital. 100K. 01222015.1

Design Engineer – Embedded Firmware / Power Electronics – Contract

MSEE-Honors/>20 Years. Vast variety of power electronics and semiconductor design to include: Power supplies, converters, drives, MOSFET, inverters, gate drives, high voltage, SoC, amplifiers, Smart battery power mgmt, Li-Ion, chargers, analog, digital, embedded microcontrollers, switch mode, thermals, signal processors and sensors. Industries are military, avionics, and space program. Special designs include transponding modems, flight hybrid ICs, signal processors and infrared detectors. Designs prototypes through lifecycle, performs variety of testing, applies ESD/EMI concerns, supports SBIR / writes technical proposals. LTSpice, CMOS, ISO. Prolific author, patents. Contract. 120-140K. 01132015.1


Power Management IC Electrical Engineer

MSEE/>15 Years. Specializes in power management IC high level design, and  with various other power electronics also involving product development, simulation, testing, verification, component selection, and complex specifications: Analog, mixed-signal, SoC, ASIC, FPGA, embedded systems, DC/DC, converters, various topologies, Li-Ion and NiMH/ chargers, PCB layout, amplifiers, microcontrollers, switch-mode and electrode systems. Experience applies to stringent standards, including FAA, and critical power, imaging and medical applications. Fluent: Altium, MATLAB, Simulink, OrCAD, Xilinx, Cadence, CMOS, BiCMOS and more. 80-90K. 01072015.5

Senior Electrical Design Engineer – Power Electronics / Contract

MSEE/>20 Years. A highly skilled contract engineering professional with a varied background primarily power electronics such as design of: Power supplies, converters, inductors, transformers, lithium battery chargers, AC/DC, DC/DC, switch mode LED drivers and virtually all topologies. Has prototype expertise. Also experienced integrated circuit designer with PCB and layout, analog, mixed signal, MOSFET. Industries are semiconductor, IT, aerospace, telephony, networking/PC applications, satellites. Works for product integrity regarding EMI and thermal issues. Generates complex technical and also safety documentation. Patents. Fluent: SPICE family, Eagle, CMOS, BiCMOS. 110-130K. 01062015.8

IC / PCB Layout Designer – Contract

AS/>20 Years. Has exceptional semiconductor experience with PCB layout and microchip design relating to CMOS, RF, analog and mixed signal. End uses are microprocessors, controllers, telecommunications (telephony, wireless), imaging (medical) – all to stringent standards. Performs R&D work and test lab development. Fluencies/talents: UNIX, LAN, HTML, Cold Fusion, AutoCAD, PADS, Cadence and more. 110-130K. 12232014.6

Principal Engineer – Power Management ICs, Circuitry

MSEE/20 Years. A high level designer of power management ICs, and various other electronics/technology: Analog, mixed signal, SoC, DC/AC, converters, grid technology, photovoltaic, ADC, VGA, filters, transceivers, amplifiers, RF, CAD,  smart chips, CMOS, BiCMOS, for various applications such as solar, WiFi. An excellent consultancy candidate with project management skillset and focus on schedule.  Uses Cadence, HSPICE, Matlab. 150k. 12082014.2

Embedded Hardware / Software Engineer – Consultant

Ph.D-Bio Engrg/>20 Years. An engineering professional and excellent consultant candidate whose background and industry reach are well-rounded involving: Embedded firmware processors, analog / digital signal, GUI, FPGA, mixed signal, high level battery systems, critical power, high voltage, motor attenuators, algorithms, mobile power, magnetics, RF, microwave, instrumentation, field monitors, telephony development, robotics, imaging solutions, laser, pulse, electro-optics, detectors, LED lighting, CMOS, data centers, military and more. Specializes in medical implant and instrumentation technology. Performs redesigns, complex problem resolutions. Has conducted military site testing. Complies to ISO. Has a strong quality monitoring and investigation background for EMI, power low performance and other facility problems. Fluent: OrCAD, MathCad, LabView, Python, Visual Ethernet, PSpice, Xcode, Objective-C, and much more. 120-140K. 12032014.11

Contract Power Management IC Senior Design Engineer

MSEE/>20 Years. A project-driven, high level layout design engineer for: Analog, bipolar, CMOS, Bi-CMOS and all types of circuitry for energy storage / power management ICs. Has worked with industrial, semiconductor, consumer electronics, video / audio, automotive and other industries. Product lines / technologies worked with are: MOSFET, topologies, high voltage, mixed-signal, converters, drivers, amplifiers, sensors, buffers and more. Has extensive experience with new product development, defining specifications / requirements, managing large engineering groups, and has top executive background. 150K. 12022014.6

Lead IT Architect – SoC, IPs, Analog, Mixed Signal

MBA/15 Years. Is a true leader in IP field over large groups, with formal industry recognition and accolades, multi-patented and prolific author with many R&D innovations. Performs and work with following technologies: IPs, SoC, mixed-signal, analog, CMOS, Ethernet, with design, tape out, modeling, simulation, validation, integration, flow analysis, signal integrity and FinFET. Uses Simulink, Matlab, Octave, VHDL, Verilog and more.  Is a general expert with state-of-the-art, multiple architectures and systems. >150K. 12012014.3

Senior Design Engineer – Analog IC / Contract

Ph.D. Physics/>20 Years. Provides semiconductor device physics, design and characterizations, troubleshooting, root cause, and various topologies for analog CMOS, memory, converters, transistors, amplifiers, generators and EEPROM subsystems. An ideal contract consultant. 110-120K. 11242014.7

Director of Engineering – MicroElectro/Mechanical Systems, Sensors

MSEE/<20 Years. Executive level expertise for new, innovative technology in MEM and other segments of technology, including: Very wide variety of sensors, mixed signal and power ICs, ASIC, accelerometers, magnetics, gyroscopes, RF, CMOS, converters, amplifiers, capacitors and other circuitry, semiconductor, algorithm, analog. Significant R&D expertise for automotive, consumer electronics and other markets. World wide recognition for accelerometer development. Has also 3D packaging, experience with external partners and overseas teams, manages design houses and many more high level activities. Heavily patented and multiple publications. 175K. 11172014.4

Senior Design Engineer – Microprocessor Systems

BSEE/>20 Years. In depth technical experience with networking, IT, consumer electronics, solar, semiconductor, avionics, R&D and other applications. Substantial components work and test expertise. Besides design activities, substantial verifications, regulatory and standards compliance, and cost factoring. Products / technologies are: Embedded systems, control processors, high level computer terminals, motherboards, SoC, cloud, controllers and components, cards, transceivers, inverters, DC/DC, power supplies, hand-held wireless units and more. Fluencies: Verilog, VHDL, FPGA, Xilinx, Altera, Cadence, Ethernet, CMOS and much more. 100K. 11052014.13

Director, Software Systems Design – Semiconductor

BSEE-Honors/>20 Years. A robust developer of company-wide systems and tools, ultimately increasing profit and productivity: Develops heavy-use automation lab test systems, simulation environments, netlist / tapeout for chips, planning tools, cell libraries and designs/integrates bus interface systems. Manages engineering teams. Substantial work with complex chip technology. Also analog, digital, RF, ASIC (with layout), CMOS. Fluencies: Python, Perl, Cadence, HTML, JTAG, Verilog, and many more. 200K. 10312014.7

Contract Analog/RF Power IC Design Engineer

Ph.D-EE, CE/20 Years. An Analog / RF / Power ICs and Cadence Expert. Design, analysis, engineering and testing also involves semiconductors, converters, amplifiers, oscillators, gate drives, frequency synthesizer IPs, DC/DC, CMOS, mixed signal and more. Significant experience with advancing state-of-the-art products, proof of concept, modelling, simulations, device physics, strategic partnering and customer interface. Has developed analog/RF IC Design Centers and engineered high level collaborations for technology transfer, plus written ITAR project plan documentation. Also: Spice, Matlab, ADS, Mathcad and more. Highly awarded with multiple technical publications and presentations. 120-140K. 10302014.3

Senior Mixed Signal Design Engineer / Consultant

Ph.D-EE/>15 Years. High volume design engineering. Products involved: Mixed signal technologies, analog IC, micro-inverters, controllers, power/optical sensor/port processor/optical communications  ICs, converters, amplifiers, photovoltaic, data acquisition systems. Significant solar science involving power generation plants. Experience includes: Design, architecture, layout, lab characterization, reliability, ADC/DAC design, simulation, root cause analysis, modeling plus large scale, proven product cost improvements for consumer electronics. Technical fluencies: MOSFET, CMOS and more. Patent involvement and vast array of technical publications. 10292014.11

Staff Scientist / Consultant – Semiconductor / ASICs

Ph.D-Matls Sci, MS-Nuclear Physics/>20 Years. Exceptional, well-rounded background, specifically for high volume semiconductor ASICs, but also radiation monitoring device development. Expert in R&D, cost reduction, high quality staff development, proposal bid and contracts management, funding sourcing and strict quality monitoring (microfab facilities, etc), and technology transfer process. Skillsets: Engineering / scientist staff training and management, mentoring, consulting and more. Technical aspects: SPICE, FPGA concepts, code development and design validation, and early failure detection. Is frequent Visiting Scientist. Extremely well-travelled. 10282014.14

Director, Production and Manufacturing Engineering – IT

Ph.D-EE/15 Years. High level business and technical executive with extensive reach into all business areas including full product life cycle ownership, engineering, manufacturing, quality, and technical sales/marketing with a strong focus on end customer satisfaction. Performance driven with substantial profit and cost reduction accountability. Processes and high volume devices background for product areas are: semiconductor, IC, analog, mixed signal and especially silicon on chips (SoC). Team builder, customer face-to-face relations, vast subcontractor and outsourcing management history, manufacturing partnering, and expert engineering efficiency developer with proven records. Extremely well travelled. 180-220K. 10282014.5

Senior Engineer – Power Management IC

MBA-MSEE/>20 Years. Extensive product qualification experience for power management and mixed signal ICs, LED Drivers, regulators, switches and power controllers. Start to end product cycle, data conversion and communication. Planning, scheduling and reporting responsibilities. Generates test data and specifications. Supervisory experience. Primary industries are offshore applications, semiconductor and automotive. CMOS>100K. 10232014.1

Principal Design Engineer / Mixed Signal, FPGA

Ph.D-EE. Full design, verification, re-design, flaw correction, modeling and enhancement skill for microelectronics/mixed signal products/tool development. Substantial work with controllers, sensors, detectors, voltage monitors, diode drivers, semiconductor and more. Technical team lead. Substantial CMOS, Altera FPGA, RTL, C/C++, Python, Perl, H/PSpice and more. Industries: Space/Aerospace, Nuclear, Medical, IT. Multiple patents, awards. > 15 Years. 150K. 10222014.2

IC Applications Engineer

BSEE/15 years. Analog/Digital design and applications experience including software development and test. Customer support and product life cycle involvement from evaluation to final design-in for CMOS, ASIC, MEMS. Has worked with Matlab, LabView, Visual Basic, ORCAD, Spice and Fortran. 90K #1182