Engineer, CAD Engineering at Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation in San Diego, California

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Job Description:

pSemi Corporation is a Murata company driving semiconductor integration. pSemi builds on Peregrine Semiconductor's 30-year legacy of technology advancements and strong IP portfolio but with a new mission-to enhance Murata's world-class capabilities with high-performance semiconductors. With a strong foundation in RF integration, pSemi's product portfolio now spans power management, connected sensors, optical transceivers, antenna tuning and RF frontends. These intelligent and efficient semiconductors enable advanced modules for smartphones, base stations, personal computers, electric vehicles, data centers, IoT devices and healthcare. From headquarters in San Diego and offices around the world, pSemi's team explores new ways to make electronics for the connected world smaller, thinner, faster and better.

Job Summary

This CAD engineer helps develop and maintain tools, systems and networks in support of an RF circuit design environment. As an individual contributor, you will be expected to create and manage project databases, maintain all tools and licenses used by the design teams, and provide for the smooth operation of the CAD environment in support of the design community.

Roles & Responsibilities

This position has responsibility for:

  • Project Administration - Create projects/branches in a Cliosoft database management environment

  • Tool Maintenance - Install and maintain CAD tools

  • License Management - Monitor license availability, address any shortages, and produce usage reports

  • CAD Environment - Perform regular systems maintenance (e.g. monitoring disk space)

Competency Requirements

Competency is based on: education, training, skills and experience. In order to perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and competencies:

  • Critical Thinking: Skilled at finding logical flaws in arguments and plans; identifies problems and solutions that others might miss; provides detailed insight and constructive criticism into problems and complex situations

  • Working with Ambiguity:Achieves forward progress in the face of poorly defined situations and/or unclear goals; able to work effectively with limited or partial information.

  • Displaying Technical Expertise:Keeps his/her technical skills current; effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform work tasks; understands and masters the technical skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with his/her job; shares technical expertise with others

  • Driving for Results: Aggressively pursues challenging goals and objectives; willingness to put in considerable time and effort to accomplish objectives; takes a highly focused, goal driven approach toward work

  • Serving Customers: Builds strong relationships with customers; stays aware of customer needs, concerns and satisfaction; responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages customer expectations

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Experience and Skills)

  • Linux Operating System - Experience and knowledge of Linux operating system

  • CAD Systems Knowledge - Basic understanding of hardware systems, server farm implementation, design management software, job scheduling software and grid computing

  • EDA Software tools - Familiarity with design tools, especially Cadence, Mentor Graphics, Keysight, Ansys

  • Experience with scripting and software development (e.g. shell scripts, Perl, Python)

  • Familiarity with change and configuration management systems, issue tracking, and revision control systems

  • U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Ability to clearly assess and manage risk

  • Strength in documentation clarity and completeness

  • Effective working in teams or independently

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering with 2 years of experience in related field, or advanced degree without experience

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

pSemi Corporation supports a diverse workforce and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. pSemi does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions or breastfeeding), gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued under Vehicle Code section 12801.9), ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally-protected medical condition, military or veteran status (including "protected veterans" under applicable affirmative action laws), marital status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal laws applicable to the Company. pSemi also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that an employee or applicant has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

Note: The Peregrine Semiconductor name, Peregrine Semiconductor logoand UltraCMOS are registered trademarks and the pSemi name, pSemi logo, HaRP andDuNE are trademarks of pSemi Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies. pSemi products are protected under one or more of the following U.S. Patents: