Principal Engineer Product Definition Engineering – Gate Driver ICs (f/m/div)


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Principal Engineer Product Definition Engineering – Gate Driver ICs (f/m/div)



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Principal Engineer Product Definition Engineering – Gate Driver ICs (f/m/div)

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Are you keen on innovation and ready to define the next generation of gate driver ICs? You gained experience as an application engineer and you already feel familiar with the world of semiconductors? Then you should take the chance to join us as Principal Product Definition Engineer! With this position you will be entering our technical ladder”: our career path for experts. You will be able to focus deeply on technology – while further pursuing your career. As you continually expand your expert knowledge, puzzle over matters and solve problems, you will position yourself as a thought leader – thus helping our products improve our world a bit more each day.

Quick info


Villach, Munich

Entry level

5+ years

Job ID



Nov 01, 2023


Full time



Job description

In your new role you will:

  • Interact with key customers and system manufacturers for stakeholder requirements capturing to define the next generation of gate driver ICs for Si MOSFETs and WBG power switches (SiC & GaN)
  • Translate target technical value drivers into product requirements (PRQs) based on deep system understanding.
  • Create target datasheet for the product(s)
  • Support feasibility study and review concept / product architecture for the

new gate driver ICs

  • Define and create test boards and conduct application specific lab testing including documentation of results
  • Support internal verification and customer validation of prototypes, preferably in evaluation boards or customer systems
  • Work with development, marketing and key-customers in the design in phase, provide on-site technical support for selected key customers and our sales force
  • Create go-to-market literature such as application notes, technical articles, benchmarking, fighting guides, and training material
  • Engage with the wide network of colleagues spread around the globe to specify the features and feed this information into the product and application roadmaps


You describe yourself as an ambitious team player with technical expertise in semiconductor development. Additionally, you take in information quickly, evaluate it from different points of view and uncover the hidden correlations in it. Customers concerns you are highly committed to and you award them high priority. Your communication skills are excellent and enforce you building lasting relationships and networks – internally and externally.

You are best equipped for this task if you have:

  • A PhD / Masters Degree in Electronics / Electrical Engineering, Power Electronics or Physics
  • At least 6 years of relevant work experience in (Field) Application Engineering, System Engineering, Technical Marketing or Product Development within the semiconductor industry. Alternatively, you have worked at an OEM in the area of power electronics systems.
  • Familiar with galvanically isolated products such as Gate Drivers, Digital Input/ Output, or Digital Isolators ICs.
  • Knowledge about component standards (e.g. UL 1577, VDE 0884-11, IEC 60747-17) for isolated products and system standards (e.g. IEC 62368-1, GB4943.1)
  • Experience in design, development and/or test of power supplies using Si MOSFET
  • Knowledge at system & application level, conversion topologies and modulations, circuit simulation, programming, and PCB layout software
  • Excellent customer interaction and technical support skills
  • Proven experience in leading and structuring complex technical discussions in cross-functional teams and at customers
  • An excellent command of English, German would be a plus

We offer competitive salaries and additional benefits based on your performance, experience and qualification. When staffed in Austria, the employment is in accordance with the collective salary and wage agreement for employees of the electrical and electronics industry, employment group I ( The monthly salary is paid 14 times p.a. We offer a higher compensation depending on your expertise and skills.

About Us

Driving decarbonization and digitalization. Together.

Infineon designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of semiconductors and semiconductor-based solutions, focusing on key markets in the automotive, industrial, and consumer sectors. Its products range from standard components to special components for digital, analog, and mixed-signal applications to customer-specific solutions together with the appropriate software.

We are on a journey to create the best Infineon for everyone.

This means we embrace diversity and inclusion and welcome everyone for who they are. At Infineon, we offer a working environment characterized by trust, openness, respect and tolerance and are committed to give all applicants and employees equal opportunities. We base our recruiting decisions on the applicants experience and skills.

We look forward to receiving your resume, even if you do not entirely meet all the requirements of the job posting.

Please let your recruiter know if they need to pay special attention to something in order to enable your participation in the interview process.

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-Power & Sensor Systems (PSS) drives leading-edge power management, sensing, and data transfer capabilities –

The PSS division powers decarbonization and digitalization with a wide range of energy-efficient and digital solutions. PSS semiconductors help avoid carbon emissions, use resources sustainably, manage power effectively and intelligently, give ‘things’ smart senses, and process data quickly and reliably. The portfolio includes power, connectivity, RF, and sensor system technologies to develop smaller, lighter, smarter, and more efficient solutions for consumer devices, smart home/building applications, robotics, computing and data centers, charging devices, power tools, and much more.

The next generation of silicon and wide-bandgap (SiC and GaN) solutions provides unparalleled performance and reliability for 5G, big data, and renewable energy applications. These materials are paving the way for further energy and carbon savings. Highly precise XENSIV(tm) sensor solutions are enabling IoT devices to react intuitively to their surroundings for seamless user interactions while audio amplifiers bring exceptional sound experiences to smart speakers and other audio use cases.

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At Infineon in Villach you shape the technologies of tomorrow and work in an international environment with more than 4.700 colleagues from over 70 nations. Your personal contribution will be valued and appreciated as the cornerstones of our success. And all that in beautiful surroundings which guarantee a high quality of life.

The City of Villach is located in the center of Carinthia, Austria’s southernmost province, in close proximity to the Italian and Slovenian border. Due to its particular geographic location and the outstanding natural beauty of the region, Villach and the whole province of Carinthia have for generations been popular holiday destinations for people from all over the world. Living in Austria also has many social, health-care-related and economic perks. The country’s social and health care system is among the best in the world and for decades numerous international surveys have singled out Austria as a particularly safe and wealthy country with a high quality of life. Villach benefits from its status as a “small town”, offering everyday living at affordable prices in an outstanding setting.

Find out what you like most about Villach and join us:

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Villach, Kärnten – München, Bayern

Job date

Sat, 14 Oct 2023 22:09:41 GMT

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