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Lead Principal Concept Engineer Chip Technologies for E-mobility (f/m/div)*

Lead Principal Concept Engineer Chip Technologies for E-mobility (f/m/div)*

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Developing new power technologies is your passion? You are working self-driven and initiate new activities which involve profound know-how of application requirements and technology capabilities. You want to work within a multi-site R&D organization while being flexible when dealing with new and unpredictable situations. Then the position as Lead Principal Concept Engineer for automotive Power Device Technologies is the right opportunity for you! Join us now in Villach!

Quick info



Entry level

5+ years

Job ID



as soon as possible


Full time



Job description

As a Lead Principal Concept Engineer you will take on the key role as a developer and bring the next generation of high-performance power devices to the market! You will be responsible for the electrical dimensioning of power devices, the technical direction for the future and the alignment of strategic pre-development activities.

In your new role you will:

  • Bring SiC-Mosfet, IGBT and diode power device technologies for automotive E-mobility applications to the next level
  • Be fully responsible for the electrical dimensioning of the power devices in wafer technology development projects
  • Set technical direction for future SiC and Si technology development
  • Use your comprehensive understanding for application requirements as well as competitors' technologies
  • Drive and align strategic pre-development activities ensuring future success of technology / product development projects

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.


You like to challenge the status quo and generate value with your ideas and solutions? Furthermore, you live up to high quality standards, strive for continuous improvement and think in a cooperative way. Last but not least, with your technical and entrepreneurial instinct you are contributing to the successful positioning of Infineon products into the target markets.

You are best equipped for this task if you have:

  • A degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering or a related technical field, preferable a PhD
  • At least 8 years of professional experience in the area of chip wafer technology production / development or application engineering - ideally with work experience in the electrical chip development or concept engineering before
  • A deep understanding of the interdependency of technology and product characteristics
  • Outstanding theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of electrical chip development / power electronics (Si and SiC technologies, MOSFETs, IGBTs and/or power diodes)
  • Excellent English skills, German as a plus

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 (https://www.feei.at/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/minimum-salaries-white-collar-workers-2022.pdf). 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.

Infineon is a world leader in semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer, and greener. Our solutions for efficient energy management, smart mobility, and secure, seamless communications link the real and the digital world.

- Automotive (ATV) shapes the future of mobility with microelectronics enabling clean, safe, and smart cars -

Our semiconductors are essential for supporting the automotive megatrends: electromobility, automated driving, connectivity, and advanced security. They link the real and the digital world, driving the ever-advancing pace of automotive digitalization. Infineon ATV is the number one semiconductor partner in the fast-changing automotive world, based on our system knowledge and our passion for innovation and quality.

Click here for more information about working at ATV with interesting employee and management insights and an overview with more #ATVDreamJobs.

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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Martin Gabernig

Talent Attraction Manager

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