PCB Designer Product Development

Product Development Ense, Germany


Power Integrations, Inc., is a Silicon Valley-based supplier of high-performance electronic components used in high-voltage power-conversion systems. Our integrated circuits and diodes enable compact, energy-efficient AC-DC power supplies for a vast range of electronic products including mobile devices, TVs, PCs, appliances, smart utility meters and LED lights. Our SCALE™ IGBT drivers enhance the efficiency, reliability and cost of high-power applications such as industrial motor drives, solar and wind energy systems, electric vehicles and high-voltage DC transmission.

Main Responsibilities:

  • EMC compliant PCB design for power electronic components in automotive and industrial applications (e.g. gate drivers) including selection and evaluation of suitable components
  • Administration of component libraries for printed circuit boards
  • Insulation coordination in the range of low and high voltage applications
  • Organization of PCB orders with external suppliers
  • Transfer of projects from development to production
  • Low voltage evaluation of analog and digital circuits
  • Pre-research of technologies related to future product developments
  • Collaboration with and support to related groups like Business Development, Marketing, ASIC Development, Application Engineering, Operations, Quality Department, etc.
  • Development of Documentation, Datasheets, Application Notes and/or other technical documents

Education and work experience:

  • Degree in electrical engineering (Master or Bachelor degree) or state certified technician in the related fields of electronics
  • Completed apprenticeship
  • Knowledge in one or more of the subject areas mentioned below is desirable
    • Design experience of power electronic PCB
    • EMC compliant design of printed circuit boards

Professional expertise:

  • Experiences in one or more of the subject areas mentioned below is desirable
    • Layout of PCBards with CAD systems (e.g. Altium Designer)
    • Good knowledge of national and international standards (e.g. IPC, DIN EN, VDE, IEC, ISO)
    • Experienced in isolation coordination
    • Experienced or familiar in the use of tools like MS Office, Micro-Cap, LTspice, Mathlab, Jira, Fidelia

Soft skills:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Very good command of spoken and written German and English
  • Organization skills
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Learning capability and willingness to pursue further education