Tag Archives: Mixed Signal

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

Embedded Hardware & Software Engineer

MSEE. Embeds software working with ARM, PCI and various serial buses, FPGA and ASICs.

  • Applies to test equipment, real time operating systems, mixed signal PCB, DC/DC & switching power supplies, laser boards, and communications gear
  • Relates to MIL-STDs, spacecraft, defense/warfare, imaging and various power electronics devices

Uses C, Assembly, PADS, DOORS, Verilog, VHDL, MATLAB, PERL, Python, OrCAD, Altium, Xilinx, Altera, Cadence, RS422/232. Contract/Direct. 95K. 06012015.2

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

Sr RFIC Test Engineer – Wireless

MSEE. Power management/mixed signal RFIC manual and automated tester for wireless & mobile telecommunications. Involves customer-specific test solutions, characterization, root cause analysis, debug on various frequency bands, calibration, scattered parameter/NF measurements, harmonics, load-pull, GPIB/serial/ethernet instrument control, circuit tuning and DVT. Scrum/Agile and lab environments. Supervises production technicians. Uses FPGA, MATLAB, LabVIEW, TestStand, DxDesigner, PSpice, Orcad, ExpressPCB, AWR Microwave Office. 10 Years. 05142015.2

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

Director, Analog/Mixed-Signal Test Engineering

MSEE/CE. Industry renown test engineering teacher, guru and hands-on test platform and software developer for sustaining and next-generation power management ICs and PCBs.

  • Manages/trains large test teams, sets guidelines, improves methodologies, develops characterization/specialized programs (NPI) and ATE for production release.
  • Results oriented. Improves yield, testing time, speeds processes for production schedules.
  • Multiple sites. Collaborates with overseas subs and product transfer coordination.

End product lines: Power electronics, RF/wireless, consumer electronics, imaging, sensors, connectivity. 190K. 03242015.01

Staff Applications Engineer – RF Embedded Systems

BSEE. Defines, designs and guides technical engineering staff for embedded microcontrollers and ICs (FPGA, VHDL, mixed-signal, ARM, PIC 8051 etc), SoC, and peripherals (RF / power electronics / real time operating systems) for transceivers, transponders, RFID, converters, cryptography and ZigBee architectures. Performs Leads global product development, driver development; Modeling, evaluation, analysis, emulation and debug – for automotive and lighting industries. Uses C, ASM, JTAG, OCD, ICE, Altium, Verilog. Patents/publications. 100K. 03182015.4

Customer Quality Engineer, Power Management ICs

BSEE. A quality engineering professional with extensive customer interface and a background in applications design for semiconductor industry mobile devices/large global accounts. Provides product qualifications to increase revenue, vendor quality management, and ensures customer technical requirements are met. Has history of vastly improving formal quality scores and gaining rank in approved vendor listings. Applies DSS, statistical controls, creative problem solving techniques, Taguchi. 120K. 03032015.7

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

Product Line Director, Isolated Power Electronics, AC/DC, Lighting

MSEE/>20 Years. An industry leader in innovative product introductions involving isolated power electronics, AC/DC (5W to over 300W adapters with mixed signal platform, SR drivers), LLC and interleave controllers, lighting (dimmable LED drivers, 900V flyback). Works to dominate markets by: Leveraging cost effective platforms with high performing products; providing strategic concept direction and product roadmap/execution; driving/defining customer requirements and field applications; and, employing high level marketing/branding tactics. Has proven product introduction rate improvement of 50%. Consistently builds high tech power design, test and systems engineering teams. Is prolific industry presenter/author and generates relevant patents. Contact us for more details! 02122015.1

Senior PCB Layout Designer – RF, Digital, Analog, Mixed Signal

>20 Years. A prototype and mass production senior level PCB  layout designer for complex, high density, multi-layer boards for through-hole, SMT (FPGA, BGA, uBGA), applying to analog, digital, mixed signal and RF. Designs to all constraints such as differential pairs, impedance control, signal integrity, EMC, EMI and ESD and DFM/DFA/DFT standards. Creates and maintains footprint libraries, schematics and mechanical drawings. Performs feasibility studies, breadboarding and debugging, supervises engineering lab, maintains test equipment, sets up test stations and is “go to” for design engineering staff. Has background in lasers, electro-optics and magnetics. Uses PADS, OrCAD, AutoCAD, CAM350. 02102015.1

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

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

Senior Electrical Hardware Design Engineer

BS-Physics, Chem, EE/>20 Years. Multi-faceted, senior level engineer working most recently with high-rel products such as mixed-signal, NFC, power conversion systems (to 30KW), solar cell array power point tracking, power line communications/PLM, switchmode power supply converters, inverters, regulators, circuit breakers and signal processing. Designs controllers for actuators; electro-optical and RF communications systems for avionics; spacecraft power systems, sensors, instrumentation and subsystems; and medical implants. Also has undersea sonar background. Strong, applicable regulatory compliance (MIL-STD-882, EMI, EMC, ESC) with risk analysis focus. Has strong patent processing expertise. Consultant or direct hire. Uses OrCAD, Capture, PSpice. 140-170K. 01232015.3

Power Supply Hardware Design Engineer

BSEE/20 Years. Provides wealth of design, simulation, debug and layout talent for: WiMAX base station power supplies, switching regulators, quad wireless controllers and modules, isolated (and non) DC/DC SMPS, extensive FPGAs, MOSFETs, multi-layer boards, power management ICs, mixed signal, and ECL/PECL/CML/SiGe microcontrollers. Applications vary from RF to GAn, data converters. Has designed for high volume, has applications engineering background, UL certification wins, and is a high performing problem solver. Has worked in startup environments. Vast amount of tools and skillsets. A few are: VHDL, Viewlogic/DxDesigner, OrCAD, Allegro, Xilinx, PADS, PSice, Altera; Test certs: DFM, DFT, HALT, etc; O/S: UNIX, Perl, etc. 120K. 01222015.6

Analog / Digital / Mixed Signal Design Engineer

BSEE, CE/<10 Years. Performs oil/gas hi temp downhole electronics design involving rotary steerable drilling tools, rotating / geostationary measurement devices (magnetic and gravitational), and low latency data acquisition systems, multi-rate DSP with embedded C and control systems. Data acquisition and design expertise also applies to hi rel military, defense/missile weaponry, space program and aerospace/avionics industries for wireless instrumentation systems, fuel cell controls, power electronics (power supplies), RF SoC, specialized lithium Smart Battery technology, schematic capture, supervising PCB layout, hardware debugging, and field installations. Current DoD Secret Clearance. Performs simulation with Matlab, Simulink and works with PADS, Altium, Microchip PIC / dsPIC and more. 80-90K. 01222015.3

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

Analog / Power IC Marketing Director and General Manager

BSEE/>20 Years. A top executive level GM/CEO with proven track record of successes in corporate leadership for power management ICs and analog. Drives sustained growth with strengths in ownership of profit and loss strategies and planning. Oversees sales and operations for both well-established and start-up corporations. Has strong marketing and applications engineering lead background.

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Senior Hardware / Software Development Engineer – Instrumentation / PCB / RF

BSEE/>20 Years. A well-rounded, experienced hardware and software engineering lead for design/test, involving: Radiation detectors, RF, amplifiers, controls, electronics cards, instrumentation, sensors, magnetics, thermals, audio products, mixed signal, converters, opticals, PCB/semiconductors, analog, DSP, embedded firmware, repeaters, fiber-optics, and test fixtures/equipment. Performs specialized and innovative design projects, temperature mapping, PCB layouts, overseas layout supervision. Has developed new prototype labs for business expansion purposes. Industries: Consumer electronics, aerospace, avionics; and applications vary from fuel gauging to voltage regulating. Meets EMC directives. Also has quality and telecommunications background. Uses Protel, Viewlogic, ORCAD, VHDL code, SwitcherCAD and more. 70-80K. 01152015.6


Senior Design Engineer / RF and Semiconductor – Contract

MSEE/>20 Years. A dual, high talent design engineering contract professional and mentor for RF, semiconductor industries. RF: Antenna and satellite systems, oscillators for microwave/beam, convolvers, FPGA, specialized military computer systems design, power supplies with topologies, converters, optical, transceivers, DC/DC and more. Semi: PCB, power ICs, digital, mixed-signal, interface cards, networking products, microprocessors, SoC, ASIC, BiCMOS, motherboards and more. Other skillsets include component libraries development, modeling, simulation, schematic capture, optimization, complex analysis, packaging layout, specification generation, design review and redesigns. Has substantial test equipment development expertise. Teaches various technologies to industry, has staff management and extensive project management experience. Very fluent: Cadence, Verilog, DxDesigner, JTAG, Ethernet, Eagle, PathMill and much more. Manuals author. 120-130K. 01122015.13

H/W & S/W Embedded ICs, FPGA Engineer – Contract

MSCE. Embedded hardware and software programming, and circuitry design. Products/technologies: Microcontrollers, FPGA, DSP, ASICs, analog, mixed signal, converters, microprocessors, LED and memory chips/modules. Applies to military/defense, semiconductor, IT/networking (consumer electronics), medical and telecommunications industries. Skillsets include test, debugging, writing complex code, working at board level, simulations. An excellent contract candidate. Uses Xilinx, VHDL, Cadence, Verilog, CMOS, MATLAB. 110K. 01072015.8

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

Hardware Engineering Manager – Embedded Systems / Power Electronics

MBA, BSEE/>20 Years. A high level product design and redesign architect with extensive engineering management experience. Various end uses but primarily defense, avionics / payload / aircraft, RF. Also lasers, IT / networking, telecommunications and medical. Products specifically include analog, mixed signal, embedded systems, DSP, power supplies / UPS, converters, battery management, motor drives / controls, switch mode, sensors, MOSFET, AC/DC, RS232/422/485, encoders, FPGA, and light metrology. Extensive root cause determination talent and substantial support of complex proposal responses. Is project oriented and driven. Fluent: Spice family, PADS, Agile, Orcad, Solidworks, Xilinx and more. Awards, patents, publications. Six Sigma. 135-145K. 01062015.14

Vice President of Sales / Electronics

BSEE/>20 Years. A concentrated history of proven sales revenue growth for a variety of electronics for fitness, medical, automotive, RF, telephony, security, power management and semiconductor sectors. Product lines: Sensors/instrumentation, wireless, optical, audio/visual, CPS, mixed signal, amplifiers, RS232, RS422 and more. Is major contributor to design process and prototypes and very well traveled. Builds sales channels from scratch. 160-170K. 01062015.1

Lead Electrical Engineer – Power Electronics

BSEE/10 Years. Has a varied engineering management background in lifecycle power electronics projects applicable to: Embedded systems, variable frequency drives (VFD), inverters, motor drives, power supplies, battery management systems, test software / tools / equipment, sensors, generators, wind turbines, microprocessors, mixed signal, PCB layout and components, plus prototypes. Performs high level design reviews, firmware and software development, failure analysis and resolution, comprehensive field service management – including internationally, equipment repair / integration, and schematic capture.  Applies to aerospace, energy and military. Uses Altium, OrCAD, LTspice, Ethernet, Python and more. 100-110K. 01052015.12

Lead Power Electronics Design Engineer

Ph.D-EE/10 Years. Highly educated design engineering leader involving: Embedded firmware and software, motor drives, mixed signal, inverters, converters plus topologies, generators, protection and control, DSP, AC/DC, DC/AC, FPGA, amplifiers, microcontrollers, piezoelectric systems and more. Performs HMI customer training, complex analysis / calculations / design, 3D modeling, simulation, prototyping, FEA. Uses Matlab, Simulink, Cadence, PSpice, LaTeX and more. Publications. 100-110K. 01052015.6

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

Director – Product Development / Electronics

BSEE/>20 Years. An executive level engineering professional with technical expertise to value add for lifecycle product definition/development of power and other electronics (AC/DC, DC/DC, power supplies, controllers, drivers, mixed signal, inductors, analog), processors, for lighting, security, semiconductor and memory module industries. Significant marketing / branding background. Drives patent strategies, manages profit / loss, provides customer liaison activities, manages large engineering groups, writes applications data, architects innovative products, implements processes, secures funding. Uses Saber. Patents. 12082014.5

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

Lead Electrical Engineer – Electrical / Power Systems and Software

BSEE/<10 Years. A broad range of design / verification, engineering and software expertise with various products and technologies for full life cycle. Primarily transformer protection and automation, but also related AC and DC motor drives, servo motor systems, analog circuit boards, embedded systems, mixed signal and prototypes. Programs DCS, PLC and more, creates schematics, PCB layout, FMEA, substantial drawing approval expertise, heavy regulatory compliance, negotiation and presentation skills and training. Cadence, PSPICE, Verilog, LabView, MATLAB, Linux and much more. Multi-lingual and very well travelled. 10312014.1

Sales Engineer – Components

BSEE/10 Years. A process-driven sales professional with technical background for IT, power and industrial components, plus microelectronics for multi-million $ projects/programs. Products/technologies involve power electronics/systems, semiconductor, integrated circuits, analog/digital, mixed signal, LED, optical electronics, wireless, RF and communications devices. Expertise in territory development/expansion, revenue growth, team leader and staff training. Has specialized background in ISO, supply chain and material requirements fulfillment/quality. Has several certifications. 80-90K. 10302014.4

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

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 RFIC Design Engineer – Power IC / Management

MSEE + Radiophysics/>20 Years. An RF / Power IC / semiconductor expert with product development and design / redesign, verification, for complex power / RF / imaging technologies such as: Analog IC, mixed signal, SoC IC, tapouts and also variety of transceivers, amplifiers, converters (such as DC/DC Buck). Uses significantly wide array of tools: MATLAB, Verilog, Altera, ADS, XILINX, plus much more. Has an extensive physics background. >100K. 10272014.6

Lead Applications Engineer – Power / Optical / Audio

MSEE+/20 Years. An in-depth design, engineering and applications leader with expertise especially in optical, audio and power related technologies for telecommunications, semiconductor, medical and IT industries. Product / technical applications: transceivers, high speed analog circuits / modules, controllers, DC/DC converters, laser drivers, amplifiers, serializers, driver ICs, microwave, EMI, mixed signal and high voltage. Skillsets include: staff management, new product development / definition / design-in, concept research, competitor analysis, full life cycle, high level system architecture, bench work, board layout and very strong expertise with debugging. Cadence Allegro, Spice, Xilinx, ASICS, FPGA, Altium, MATLAB, Simulink and more. Has also physics background. >100K. 10242014.9

Chief RF Systems Engineer / Consultant

BSEE-Honors/>20 Years. In depth expertise in entire scope of RF / microwave technology, from system architecture to circuit level design to software development, for military, avionics and consumer applications. Specialties are spread spectrum, design and packaging, embedded, fiber optic, mixed signal and complete PCB/PWB designs, high volume production prototypes. Some of the hardware involved: transceivers, oscillators, transponders, scanners, radios and much more. MatLab, SpectreRf, LabView, Spice. Patents. 100K. 10232014.14

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

Magnetics Applications Engineer – Power Electronics

BSEE/<20 Years. Team driven new technology design and development implementation for power electronics / conversion, including high voltage and resonant converters, power supplies (AC/DC, DC/DC, programmable, auxiliary, etc) and mixed signal circuits. Also magnetics design on EMI filters, inductors, transformers, magamps and more. Additional skillsets include cost analysis, troubleshooting, parametric / functionality testing, test method and specifications documentation preparation, and production / manufacturing problem resolution. PADS, PSpice. 80-90K. 10222014.5

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