Director Digital Design & Firmware Development (f/m/div*)

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Director Digital Design & Firmware Development (f/m/div*)

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You love to lead people and drive them to high performance? You burn for interdisciplinary cooperation and team spirit? Furthermore, you are self-motivated and want to deliver best results? We have the right job for you! Apply now and become part of our team in Villach!

Quick info



Entry level

5+ years

Job ID



Oct 01, 2021


Full time



Job description

As Director Digital Design & Firmware Development you are responsible for the performance of your team. You will also act as an interface between different functional areas and act as a project manager in methodology projects.

Your new responsibilities will be:

  • Lead the Digital Design / Firmware team and manage your direct reports, including recruiting, performance assessment, coaching, training and development
  • Personnel resource planning in alignment with project managers
  • Alignment of project tasks with all other functional areas (concept engineering, test development, component verification, application engineering, etc.)
  • Ensure continuous improvement, productivity and quality of development processes
  • Drive innovation activities in the field of digital design and methodologies (mostly in separate, dedicated projects), contribute to IP and know-how creation
  • Achieve a high execution quality of the design team (in time, budget, quality, competitiveness)
  • A ct as project manager for methodology projects
  • Ensure that processes and quality guidelines are followed


You are best equipped for this task if you:

  • Hold a University degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Microelectronics or equivalent
  • Were able to gain 5+ years of thorough experience in digital design area in the semiconductor industry, experience in ISO26262 compliant development of automotive products would be a big plus
  • Have a very good understanding of digital IC design & firmware flows
  • Bring in profound leadership experience, preferably in an R&D environment - knowledge about automotive sensor applications and magnetic sensors would be an advantage
  • Are self-motivated and result-oriented, and also a teamplayer with proactive mindset and good interpersonal skills
  • Are able to communicate fluent in English, German knowledge desirable

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

- Wir gestalten die Zukunft der Mobilität; mit Mikroelektronik die saubere, sichere und smarte Autos ermöglicht -

Halbleiter sind essentiell für die Umsetzung von Megatrends wie Elektromobilität, autonomes Fahren oder sichere, vernetzte Fahrzeuge. Infineon Automotive (ATV) spielt eine entscheidende Rolle bei der zunehmenden Digitalisierung der Automobilindustrie. Unser Systemwissen und unsere Leidenschaft für Innovation und Qualität machen uns zu einem der führenden Halbleiter-Partner in der sich schnell wandelnden Automobilbranche.

At Infineon in Villach you shape the technologies of tomorrow and work in an international environment with more than 3700 colleagues from over 65 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. Living in Austria 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 itself 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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