You will be responsible for defining integrated circuit (IC) and solutions for consumer products by translating the customer’s needs into the detailed design and test specifications used to guide the design of the IC. This position plays a fundamental role in defining next-generation devices and sub-systems for Cirrus Logic's audio and haptic amplifier business, ensuring those devices meet customer requirements. These amplifier products are often highly dependent on integrated power management sub-systems. This role is highly valued, can receive considerable recognition, and will be part of a close-knit, winning team. This is a highly visible position with significant career advancement opportunities.
Collaborate with tier 1 customers, marketing, and internal engineering teams to define system and performance requirements, feature set, and architecture definition for complex IC designs which may be composed of integrated DC-to-DC switching buck and/or boost converters, charge pumps, hybrid power converters, audio/haptic amplifiers, general purpose monitors, Digital Signal Processing (DSP), clocking, analog and digital interfaces, and device-to-device communications
Consider all product requirements such as customers' requirements, battery technologies, digital/analog process technologies, packaging options, design/system constraints and trade-offs and propose viable solutions
Communicate ideas and specifications to internal and external technical audiences
Author, review, and update design specifications and validation test plans
Participate in architecture reviews, IC-level design reviews and board-level design reviews with design engineering, applications, validation and product test engineers
Travel domestically and internationally approximately 2 – 5 weeks per year to work with customers
Autonomously manage contending customer- and project-related priorities
Required Skills and Qualifications
BS in Electrical Engineering with 7+ years of experience in product definition, architecting or designing DC/DC converters or mixed-signal integrated circuits for audio in portable or power electronic products such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, battery chargers, etc.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
MS in Electrical Engineering with 5+ years of relevant experience
This position is located in Austin, TX
Cirrus Logic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive to select the best qualified applicant for any opening and to reward employees based on their skills, experience and performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, gender, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.