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Dialog Semiconductor designs highly integrated standard and custom mixed-signal integrated circuits, optimised for Smartphone, Tablet, IoT, LED Solid State Lighting and Smart Home applications. With world-class manufacturing partners, Dialog operates a fabless business model and is a socially responsible employer pursuing many programs to benefit the employees, community, other stakeholders and the environment we operate in. Dialog’s power saving technologies including DC-DC configurable system power management deliver high efficiency and enhance the consumer’s user experience by extending battery lifetime and enabling faster charging of their portable devices. Its technology portfolio also includes audio, Bluetooth® Smart, Rapid Charge™ AC/DC power conversion and multi-touch.As part of our continued growth, we seek a Principal Process Engineer to join our team in Swindon.
Working in our Process Technology group based in Swindon, you will:• Maintain a sound knowledge and understanding of IC technologies in the market place (especially High Voltage, Analog, Mixed Signal BCD processes) and transferring that knowledge to others (technical expert)• Act as the principle interface with Dialog Business Units, Marketing and Design Group Heads to ensure effective process design and implementation• Develop and maintain Process technology Roadmaps for various Business Units.• Interface with Foundries to identify process nodes which meet Dialog’s product requirements• Review and evaluate Foundry process technologies and SPICE models for accuracy, design ability and production readiness. • Evaluate and benchmark new process technologies and introduce them to support internal product roadmap, when necessary. Initiate, evaluate and execute strategic process technology activities with foundry partners • Develop Process Documentation for CAD to develop Process Design Kits and interface with external CAD teams as appropriate
What we are looking for
Essential • Extensive experience in Semiconductor industry as a process/device engineer and/or a team lead• Expertise in semiconductor devices including process development, device characterisation, Simulation and wafer level reliability • In depth knowledge and familiarity with process technologies needed for analog, mixed signal and digital designs.• Expertise and experience in device physics and circuit interaction, especially High voltage and power MOSFETs, LDMOS, GaN FETs, BJT and other passive devices. Experience and deep understanding of BCD process technology and LDMOS device physics is a must for this position. • Ability to coach and mentor junior engineersDesirable• Understanding of common Analog/Mixed Signal power management circuit blocks (current mirrors, LDOs, bucks, boosts etc.).• Published scientific articles in peer reviewed journals and/or conferences and filed patents
Dialog in Swindon
Working in our newly refurbished Swindon design centre, you will benefit from best in class facilities alongside some of the world’s leading engineers in mixed signal IC design. It’s a truly international environment where your ability is recognised, rewarded and challenged on a daily basis. You will work with cutting-edge technologies with some of our largest customers that lead the way in developing ICs for the latest Smartphones, Tablet PCs, Portable media devices and wireless audio. Swindon has continuously been at the forefront of engineering technology and with good travel links to London, Bristol and Bath, It is well known for its green areas and outdoor family activities. There is plenty to discover across the West Country.
Why join us?
We passionately believe that working at Dialog, you will be joining the brightest, most diverse and ambitious talent in the Semiconductor Industry. We are proud to have won numerous awards and designs, including exclusive patents that have assisted us to enjoy 9 successive years of double digit growth in this highly competitive industry. With sustainable growth on a global scale planned for 2017, the opportunity for talent to progress at Dialog could not be greater. We are fast becoming the employer of choice within microelectronics chip design, power management solutions, short range wireless connectivity and AC/DC power conversion. If you’d like to explore working for Dialog Semiconductor further, then it’s time we heard from you. Click below and apply now.