IC Resources Ltd

Principal Systems Engineer - Product Definition - Edinburgh

Salary depending on experience
06 Nov 2017
04 Dec 2017
Leon Morrison
Job Function
Specialist Area
Analogue, Semiconductors
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Systems Engineer - Product Definition - Edinburgh

A new opportunity has arisen for a Principal Systems Engineer to join an established and successful design centre based in Edinburgh.

Working within an experienced team of Analog IC Design engineers, you will be working on Systems level Design for advanced power control IC's for a range of applications including automotive and industrial.

In this position, you will work on Automotive systems and motor control steering systems. You will also be tasked with talking to customers to ascertain what their requirements are and then defining products from concept through to definition development and verifying the chip. You will be involved quality and support aspects of product development and will also be helping test engineers to get the product into production and further promote these products to customers. Working closely with the design team you will be involved in demo boards, some software as well as writing promotion material.

This is a varied position which would be ideal for a Systems Architect and/or Systems Engineer or a Principal Analog IC Designer looking for an opportunity to work more at system definition level and to have a chance to be more involved with customers.

The ideal applicant will have significant industry experience and will have a deep technical understanding of Analog IC Design and technologies and what is possible in regards to IC Design. You will have the ability to communicate this and discuss with customers, ask the right questions and present products. Proven customer facing experience is highly desired and an understanding of software is ideal.

The successful Systems Engineer will ideally have a working knowledge of transistor level MOS and bipolar Analog IC Design, Analog and Mixed Signal systems and architectures with experience in some or all of the following; comparators, charge pumps, op-amps, DC-DC converters, power output stages, linear regulators, ADC's. Strong experience is required in design tools - Cadence Virtuoso/Spectre. Experience with motor control and power switching is highly desired.

You should have a strong sense of initiative with an innovative and creative approach to new designs and problem solving. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with in a team is essential. Due to UK visa restrictions, applicants with the ability to work in the UK only need apply. For the right person, there will be a chance to move into more responsibility for managing a team.

There is an opportunity for some travel to ASIA, Europe and the US also in this role.

Key words: Principal Systems Engineer & Product Definition, Customer Facing, Systems Architect, Product Development, Automotive, DC-DC converters, comparators, charge pumps, op-amps, DC-DC converters, power output stages, linear regulators, ADC's. Location: Edinburgh, Scotland.

Contact Leon at IC Resources for more information.

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