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Director of Power Module Engineering
Austin, USA
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This role is ideal for a future focused, hands-on engineer who thrives in a fast paced environment and is looking to make a significant technical impact in the power semiconductor industry. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the commercialization of a new low-loss, bidirectional power semiconductor architecture. The candidate will play a leading role in product design, optimization, fabrication, testing, manufacturing, reliability, and long-term product planning and have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and demonstrate their engineering talents as the owner of power modules within company.


•        Work with device engineers, process engineers and product engineers to design and develop power modules that meet electrical, mechanical reliability, and cost requirements.

•        Leading projects from concept to production. Perform thermal, mechanical, thermal-mechanical, and electrical simulations to ensure power modules meet requirements.

•        Work closely with manufacturing partners to implement the design, optimize the packaging process, verify performance to ensure designs are robust and meet customer requirements and functional specifications, and are manufacturable without defect.

•        Develop all required development/verification testing and Reliability/Quality methodology to ensure achievement of all functional objectives and assure compliance to industry/customer standards.

•        Interface with customers for sampling, evaluation, Failure Analysis and recommend changes to device, process, product engineers as necessary.

•        Take ownership, leadership and accountability for module designs.

•        Actively participate and contribute to determining near term and long term technology and product roadmaps and specifying development milestones and prioritizing development activities


•        Master or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering.

•        Minimum of 5 years of experience in power module technology development.

•        CAD experience: SolidWorks®, AutoCAD®, ProE, Creo Parametric, Altium.

•        Simulation experience: Ansys®, SolidWorks® Simulation or COMSOL Multiphysics®.

•        Knowledge in industry standard and/or next generation assembly packaging processes such as wire bonding, double side cooling, die/substrate attach, vacuum reflow soldering, encapsulation, molding, plating, etc.

•        Knowledge or experience working with common packaging materials such as solders, ceramics, silicone gel, epoxies, polymers, DBC, etc.

•        Knowledge in electronics packaging test equipment: C-SAM, x-ray, pull tester, shear tester, etc.

•        Knowledge in power module reliability and failure modes.

•        General knowledge of power devices such as IGBT, BJT, MOSFETs and Diodes (Si or SiC).

•        Knowledge in Design of Experiments, 8D, and data analysis.

•        Results orientated team player.

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