IC Design Engineer

IC Design Engineering San Jose, California


IC Design Engineer

As a IC Design Engineer you will be responsible for development of integrated circuits for switching power supply applications using CMOS/Bipolar technology and analog/digital circuits

Specific responsibilities are:

  • Mixed-mode integrated circuit design for switching power supply
  • Simulation with Cadence tools
  • Behavioral modelling of analog and mixed-mode circuits
  • Work with system engineer on new product definitions
  • Layout supervision and verification
  • Preparation of test plan
  • Product characterization
  • Bench evaluation both at the silicon level and application level
  • Design documentation


  • BSEE or foreign equivalent with 2+ years of experience, or MSEE or foreign equivalent on analog and mixed signal Integrated Circuit ( IC ) design
  • Thorough understanding of fundamental analog building blocks
  • Good problem solving skill in all phases of IC development
  • Power management IC design experience is preferred
  • Experience with AMS design, modelling and verification is preferred
  • Familiar with Cadence simulation tools, and Verilog
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with experience in specification creation, technical report writing and test plans / instructions

Power Integrations is committed to building teams that drive innovation and therefore review a range of factors when determining compensation.  The annual base pay range for this position is $85,000- $140,000. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, qualifications and work location.  

The range displayed on the job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position in California. Within the range, individual pay is determined by additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Power Integrations also offers to our eligible employees a comprehensive total rewards package that includes equity, medical benefits, ESPP, 401K, tuition reimbursement and time off programs. For additional benefits, please visit https://www.power.com/company/our-sustainability-priorities/people-our-engine-innovation.