Principal Power Device Development (f/m/div)*

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Principal Power Device Development (f/m/div)*

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Are you keen to work at the edge of technology development together with a diverse team of experts? Are you proficient in semiconductor process and device physics with experience in power device design? If so, take the chance and join our senior development team for power technologies. As Principal Power Device Development, you will work on concept engineering and device development for our CoolGaN(tm) based advanced power technologies. In this context, you will cooperate closely with technology and process development engineers as well as with product development and application engineers. Take your next career step and apply now!

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Entry level

6+ years

Job ID



Jun 01, 2020


Full time



Job description

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.

In your new job you will:

  • Act as technical leader by setting technical direction and taking ownership of technical decisions including the proactive advise of management and cross-functional partners
  • Closely collaborate and leverage on synergies with internal and external experts
  • Be a mentor and proactively drive best practice and know-how exchange
  • Closely participate in the development of new discrete and integrated power semiconductor product families based on gallium nitride:
  • Develop, calibrate, deploy and maintain physically predictive simulation decks for our power technologies
  • Utilize these decks to define optimum design of experiment (DoE) process splits
  • Develop test-chips for device and technology validation
  • Perform TCAD simulations to support the research and development of our next generation technologies


You act on trends and generate value by facilitating and encouraging innovative ideas. Your strong presentation and interpersonal skills enable an effective technical exchange across functions and facilitate decision-making processes up to top management level. You think analytically and results-oriented and demonstrate a structured, self-driven working style, even when under pressure. As true team player, you enjoy cooperating across boundaries and work perseveringly together on pushing ideas to their full implementation and application.

You are best equipped for this task if you have:

  • A PhD in Electrical Engineering, Semiconductor Physics, Microelectronics or comparable
  • 6+ years of professional experience in semiconductor device design
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Semiconductor Process & Device Physics with special emphasis on power devices (e.g. Trench MOSFETs, Superjunction devices, GaN HEMTs)
  • Proficiency with TCAD tools (Synopsis, Silvaco or similar) and familiarity with Layout tools (Cadence or similar)
  • Convincing presentation skills
  • Excellent English language skills, German skills or willingness to learn it as big plus

This position is subject to the collective agreement for workers and employees in the electrical and electronics industry, employment group J ( A higher payment is negotiable depending on your expertise and skills.

About Us

Part of your life. Part of tomorrow.

We make life easier, safer and greener - with technology that achieves more, consumes less and is accessible to everyone. Microelectronics from Infineon is the key to a better future. Efficient use of energy, environmentally-friendly mobility and security in a connected world - we solve some of the most critical challenges that our society faces while taking a conscientious approach to the use of natural resources.

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

Infineon PSS semiconductors play a vital role in enabling intelligent power management, smart sensitivity as well as fast and reliable data processing in an increasingly digitalized world. Our leading-edge power devices make chargers, adapters, power tools and lighting systems smarter, smaller, lighter and more energy-efficient. Our trusted sensors increase the context sensitivity of "things" and systems such as HMI, and our RF chips power fast and reliable data communication.

At Infineon in Villach you shape the technologies of tomorrow and work in an international environment with colleagues from 60 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:

*The term gender in the sense of the General Equal Treatment Act (GETA) or other national legislation refers to the biological assignment to a gender group. At Infineon we are proud to embrace (gender) diversity, including female, male and diverse.

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Mag. Elisabeth Koestenbauer

Talent Attraction Manager

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