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Senior Power Applications/Modeling and Tools Engineer

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Maxim Integrated San Jose, CA

San Jose, CA
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Minimum Degree Required
Bachelor's Degree

Career Level
Non-Manager - Experienced (10+ years exp)

Job Description

Maxim Integrated is a highly successful, $2.4 billion company. With offices and manufacturing sites around the world, we design award-winning semiconductors that make the world more integrated. We also know that it s our people who make us a great company. So we reward bold thinking, teamwork, personal growth, and community involvement. Want to make a difference and be challenged every day* Join us at Maxim Integrated. With analog integration, the possibilities are endless.

This role is a key position in our growing Customer Design Tools group with impact across the company. It calls for someone with true expertise in DC-DC and SMPS in general. You will apply your knowledge to specifying improvements to our existing online EE-Sim design tools we provide for our customers as well as related customer support tasks. Responsibilities will include:

* Define upgrades to EE-sim power design tools and work with developers to see they are implemented properly

* Establish and refine standards for SIMPLIS macro models and EE-Sim design tool models for Switched Mode power ICs

* Modify, and occasionally create from scratch, SIMPLIS models for use within EE-Sim

* Work with vendors of key components (inductors, capacitors, FETs, etc.) to integrate their parts into EE-Sim

* Train Customers, FAEs, and other Maxim engineers on the use of EE-Sim and SIMPLIS

* Conduct design reviews of models

* Test new models and direct others doing testing

* Review and approve of these models before they go live

* Help customers with issues using EE-Sim design tools for DC/DC converters, and DC/DC design issues in general

* Mentor junior apps engineers in DC/DC converter design techniques

* Create reference/custom DC/DC designs

* Review/test others' reference/custom designs and determine if they are worthy of publication

* Create SIMPLIS schematics from existing reference/custom designs and validate proper simulation

* Write application notes, some based on reference/custom designs

Minimum Qualifications

* The ability and drive to succeed

* The ability to work on many tasks and to be a leader of more junior team members

* BSEE or equivalent, MSEE is a plus

* At least 7 years of industry experience in power circuit design/systems development

* Working experience or demonstrated deep understanding of AC/DC and DC/DC converter technology and common circuits

* Robust design expertise including an understanding of layout, safety and EMC design techniques

* An understanding of power semiconductor devices

* Experience with circuit simulation; Spice, etc. SIMPLIS experience is a plus

* Prefer experience with modeling of DC/DC converter circuits in Spice or SIMPLIS

* Good English writing skills

* Good communications skills in general

* Must be comfortable with a job that requires learning while working

Maxim is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Percentage of Travel
0% - 10%

Relocation Assistance Available

Visa Sponsorship Available

Maxim Integrated is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer