Lead Principal R&D GaN Engineer

Design Engineering, R&D
Arizona, Boston Area, California, Los Angeles Area, Massachusetts, San Jose
Posted 4 years ago

Multiple location options: Chandler, AZ; Boston, MA; Los Angeles, CA or San Jose, CA

Do you have hands on experience in the design and development of GaN power switching? Do you also have a strong working knowledge in HEMT device physics? Join our growing team and put these skills to use to help define our roadmap and future technology! 

Our client is an international, industry leading semiconductor manufacturer with leading-edge power management, sensing and data transfer capabilities.

Job description:

•Lead the development of Radiation Hardened and Radiation Tolerant GaN power switches.

•Participate in road map a and future technology brainstorming discussions.

•Define device design and fabrication platform specifics to meet the application targets in a manufacturable and cost effective manner.

•Perform device and process simulations, photo mask design and testing.

•Support the platform/product design review process.

•Coach junior staff in the team in device design and fabrication process.

•Utilize your knowledge of prior art, by writing up a description of the new invention and working with the IP team to file a disclosure.


•MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering preferred or in Materials Science with focus on GaN.

•5-20+ years of experience in leading GaN technology development.

•Strong knowledge in HEMT device physics and fabrication of GaN power switches.

•Proficiency in Synopsys TCAD and Cadence suite of software along with electrical testing of GaN power switches, DOE definition and analysis using JMP. Experience in Radiation Hardened preferred.

•Must have ability to work & communicate effectively with team members located across the globe.

•Must be US permanent Resident or Citizen.

Personal Characteristics:

You have:

•Hands on experience in design and development of GaN power switches and in the challenges accompanying that.

•Use quantitative analysis skills to quickly understand complex situations and collaborate as a team to come up with creative solutions. A

•Are a strategic thinker who owns responsibility and is able to work with minimal direction.

Furthermore, you work with ease in Synopsys TCAD software suite and in Cadence environment for layout design.


Job Features

Job CategoryPower Management, Semiconductor

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