Lead Principal Engineer Product Definition (f/m/div)

Lead Principal Engineer Product Definition (f/m/div)

Lead Principal Engineer Product Definition (f/m/div)

At a glance

You love technology and working on new technologies with customers and you are able to learn quickly about new requirements? You find joy in pulling on one string with a team of like-minded people? Then this is exactly the right job for you: as Lead Principal Applications Engineer you will be responsible for product definition of digital and analog DC/DC controllers, competitive analysis, product evaluation and benchmarking. Furthermore, you will support the product go-to-market (G2M) activities for telecom/datacenter DC/DC applications including evaluation board, application note, white paper, internal and external technical training.

Quick Info



Entry Level

5+ years

Job ID



as soon as possible


Full time



Job description

In your new job you will:

  • Collect inputs from the market and customer feedback, use your system understanding to define the targets specification of the next generation DC/DC controllers and contribute innovative concepts and ideas
  • Product-to-system (P2S) validation of Infineon developed digital &analog controllers, hot-swap controllers, and e-fuse
  • Design validation hardware, write system verification plan, and generate test reports
  • Generation of customer product collateral (application notes, customer presentations, white paper, demo boards, simulation model and product training)
  • Define the firmware requirements of innovation features using digital controller and validate the features in system
  • Interact with Customer to support design-ins and ensure design-wins and to solve technical issues that may arise in the design-in and/or production of customer products using controller, may include managing the failure analysis of customer returned parts

During an individual training phase, we prepare you optimally for your new tasks. With regular feedback discussions and planning of your professional and personal development, we want to ensure your success in this job. In our international and multidisciplinary environment, you can also benefit from the extensive knowledge and expertise that characterizes Infineon employees worldwide.

This position can be filled in Villach (AT) or El Segundo (CA).

Your Profile

With your independent working style, you ensure that deliverables are complete in high quality and remain aware of the big picture even in complex situations. You work conscientiously on making things better, faster, and more efficient and keep up high quality standards for yourself and other people. You demonstrate strong communication skills and know how to establish lasting relationships and networks.

You are best equipped for this task if you have:

  • BSc or MSc preferred with hands-on experience in high-frequency, high-current, high-density DC/DC designs including extensive lab skills for the test and debug of switch mode power supplies
  • 8+ years of experience in engineering design and/or applications engineering and customer support
  • Extensive knowledge of semiconductor design and application development and customer support
  • Extensive knowledge in power supply control techniques
  • A self-learning, self-discipline and team player mindset
  • The ability to effectively multi-task, manage priorities and solve technical problems independently
  • Networking skills and are good at developing relationships with internal and external engineering community
  • The mindset to jump on the most difficult design and/or customer issues instantly
  • Good communication skills in English both verbal and written

Further desired skills:

  • Experience in using digital & analog controllers and drivers for power management
  • Experience with magnetics design and optimization
  • Experience with safety and EMI compliance
  • Experience with PCB design tools, Altium or Allegro
  • Experience with simulation tools

We offer competitive salaries and additional benefits based on your performance, experience and qualification. When staffed in Austria, 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-2023.pdf). The monthly salary is paid 14 times p.a. We offer a higher compensation depending on your expertise and skills.

About Us

Driving decarbonization and digitalization. Together.

Infineon designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of semiconductors and semiconductor-based solutions, focusing on key markets in the automotive, industrial, and consumer sectors. Its products range from standard components to special components for digital, analog, and mixed-signal applications to customer-specific solutions together with the appropriate software.

We are on a journey to create the best Infineon for everyone.
This means we embrace diversity and inclusion and welcome everyone for who they are. At Infineon, we offer a working environment characterized by trust, openness, respect and tolerance and are committed to give all applicants and employees equal opportunities. We base our recruiting decisions on the applicant´s experience and skills.
We look forward to receiving your resume, even if you do not entirely meet all the requirements of the job posting.
Please let your recruiter know if they need to pay special attention to something in order to enable your participation in the interview process.
Click here for more information about Diversity & Inclusion at Infineon.

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

The PSS division powers decarbonization and digitalization with a wide range of energy-efficient and digital solutions. PSS semiconductors help avoid carbon emissions, use resources sustainably, manage power effectively and intelligently, give ‘things’ smart senses, and process data quickly and reliably. The portfolio includes power, connectivity, RF, and sensor system technologies to develop smaller, lighter, smarter, and more efficient solutions for consumer devices, smart home/building applications, robotics, computing and data centers, charging devices, power tools, and much more.

The next generation of silicon and wide-bandgap (SiC and GaN) solutions provides unparalleled performance and reliability for 5G, big data, and renewable energy applications. These materials are paving the way for further energy and carbon savings. Highly precise XENSIV™ sensor solutions are enabling IoT devices to react intuitively to their surroundings for seamless user interactions while audio amplifiers bring exceptional sound experiences to smart speakers and other audio use cases.

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

At Infineon in Villach you shape the technologies of tomorrow and work in an international environment with more than 4.700 colleagues from over 70 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:

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