Principal Concept Engineer Automotive (f/m/div)*

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Principal Concept Engineer Automotive (f/m/div)*

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The automotive industry is predicted to see more change in the next five years than there has been in the last 50. These changes are enabled by electric and electronic systems, and Infineon as a leading supplier of automotive semiconductors is one of the key players driving this change. Join our Automotive Body Power - Intelligent Power Distribution team and become part of this exciting transition towards electric and autonomous vehicles. We develop smart power switches that enable the power-supply backbone of the self-driving car.

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Entry level

3-5 years

Job ID



Jun 01, 2021


Full time



Job description

With this position you will be entering our „technical ladder" 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 role you will:

  • Establish an understanding of customer applications/systems and support the definition of product requirements including modelling and simulation
  • Develop innovative and competitive Integrated Circuit solutions at concept level, including product architecture, and define detailed requirements for the implementation
  • Develop and conduct feasibility studies evaluating several technology options
  • Contribute to product development during the design execution phase
  • Define and support technical innovation projects, potentially supervising the design, layout and lab validation activities
  • Create technical concept and requirement documentation
  • Cooperate and share your knowledge within the organization, networking with marketing, application engineering and desig


You listen actively to the customers and consider their point of view, thoughts, and ideas in order to balance the customer's requirements and the interests of Infineon. Moreover you live up to high quality standards, have a good sense for costs and strive for continuous improvement. You have the ability to challenge the status quo and courageously explore new paths by thinking and acting in a cooperative ways.

You are best equipped for this task if you have:

  • University degree (Master) in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of work experience in analog or mixed-signal IC design, ideally using BCD technologies, including use of state-of-the-art environment and tooling
  • Practical experience of power management and automotive applications
  • Excellent communication skills to act as linking point between application engineering and chip design/product development
  • Fluent English skills, German skills as a plus

This position is subject to the collective agreement for workers and employees in the electrical and electronics industry, employment group I ( 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.

The Infineon Automotive division (ATV) shapes the future of mobility with microelectronics enabling clean, safe and smart cars. Semiconductors are essential to realize key trends like eMobility, automated driving and secure, connected cars. Infineon ATV is the #1 semiconductor partner in the fast-changing automotive world, based on our system knowledge coupled with our passion for innovation and quality. We are a key driver in the ever-advancing pace of digitalization in the automotive industry.

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. Its unique landscape combines mountains and valleys, lakes and rivers, city and countryside. In addition to the favorable geographic location, 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. So it's no surprise that the city on the Drau is considered the "home of work-life balance".

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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Christina Walder

Talent Attraction Manager

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