EMPLOYMENT

O2Micro® is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Positions are currently available in the following locations:

 


CHINA POSITIONS

APPLICATION ENGINEERS

POSITION: APPLICATION ENGINEER

LOCATION: Chengdu, Beijing

REQUIREMENTS: BS or above, MS preferred, with major in Power Electronic or Electronic and Information Engineering preferable. Candidate should have at least 3 years R&D experience in AC to DC or DC to DC power field and a strong power electronics or switching mode power supply background; be familiar with various measurement equipment, PCB design and layout; be self-motivated with the ability to work independently, within a team and under pressure; and have sound speaking and writing English language skills. Candidate will be responsible for hardware debugging and power management IC evaluation such as, AC/DC converter, DC/DC converter and PFC controller ICs; writing product data sheets, test plans, system evaluation reports and application notes, design application schematics and design demo IC demo boards; serving as a bridge between the product manager and FAE or customers, providing solutions according to requirements from FAE or customer; and ensuring each IC performs before production.

EMAIL: jobs_shanghai@o2micro.com

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POSITION: FIELD APPLICATION ENGINEER

LOCATION: Shenzhen, Shanghai

REQUIREMENTS: BS or above, MS preferred, with major in Power Electronic or Electronic and Information Engineering preferable. Candidate should have at least 3 years experience in IC design or the technical application field; be familiar with switching Mode DC/DC converter or LED lighting battery charger or AC/DC power supply; be self-motivated with sound communication skills and the ability to travel and work as customer site support. Candidate will be responsible for customer service and technical support, supporting customers in their production milestones; technical introduction and promotion of products to customers and training, if needed; communicating with customers to resolve any technical issues in the product life cycle; providing updates to customers on existing and new product releases; technical training for distributors, sales and FAEs; work closely with sales, marketing and application teams to ensure customer satisfaction.

EMAIL: jobs_shanghai@o2micro.com

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DESIGN ENGINEERS

POSITION: ANALOG IC DESIGN ENGINEER

LOCATION: Beijing, Chengdu, Wuhan

REQUIREMENTS: BS or above, MS preferred, with major in Microelectronics or Electronic and Information Engineering preferable. Candidate should have at least 3 years analog design experience, knowledge and design experience using some or all LDO, DC/DC, Power Switch, Power Fuse, LED Driver and Power FET Driver blocks; be familiar with layout direction for optimal analog performance, have a sound understanding of device physics and practical applications of power devices; work well with IC design tools; be self-motivated with the ability to work within a team; and have sound speaking and writing English language skills. Responsibilities include IC analog product development; taking lead in low & high voltage CMOS circuit design and SPICE simulation; working with the layout engineer on layout procedures and IC design and evaluation in power management products; working closely with AE and FAE on test, manufacture and low cost production; and project planning and reporting.

EMAIL: jobs_shanghai@o2micro.com

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LAYOUT ENGINEERS

POSITION: LAYOUT ENGINEER

LOCATION: Chengdu

REQUIREMENTS: BS or above, MS preferred, with major in Microelectronics or Electronic and Information Engineering preferable. Candidate should have at least 3 years analog layout experience, plus be familiar with the CMOS process and have sound knowledge of the physical behavior of Diode, MOSFET and Bipolar devices; be self-motivated with the ability to work independently, within a team and under pressure; and have sound speaking and writing English language skills. The ideal candidate can take responsibility for analog or mixed signal IC layout; managing all levels of the analog mask layout, ESD pad placement, block level layout up to top level integration and tape out; completing the custom layout of analog blocks; and working with the design engineer to understand layout requirements to ensure the highest quality product.

EMAIL: jobs_shanghai@o2micro.com

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SANTA CLARA POSITIONS


POSITION: TECHNICAL MARKETING ENGINEER

LOCATION: SANTA CLARA

Description: The Technical Marketing Engineer (TME) is a technologist who works as a part of the battery marketing team. The TME will work with a cross-functional team to ensure that the products that we bring to market are successful in a wide variety of customer engagements.

The TME must be a technical expert. The TME must have the ability to clearly articulate the technical differentiators of a product and also work with the Product Management teams to continually improve the existing products and develop new products.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Work with the Competitive Team for market trend and competitive analysis.
- Work with cross-function team for new product definition and MRD(Marketing Requirements Documents)
- Create design guides, troubleshooting guides, evaluation guides, application notes, technical white papers, presentations, videos and demonstrations for our battery management products.
- Support sales and marketing efforts as required. Some travel required to support field and marketing activity.
- Support product launch activities and assist with sales Training activities.
- Respond to customer or field inquiries, and work with a cross-functional team of PMs, FAEs, Engineers as required.

Qualifications:
- Extensive customer and field experience is a must.
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills required.
- Familiar with semiconductor industry
- Battery management experience is Plus
- Prior experience as a TME or Sales Engineer is a must.
- A BS (business, marketing, or engineering preferred)
- Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of urgency.
- Must be resourceful, proactive and aggressive.
- Highly organized, detail-oriented and possessing a high level of integrity.
- Team player that works well in collaborative situations.

EMAIL: Job101216b@o2micro.com

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POSITION: System Application Engineer

LOCATION: SANTA CLARA

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Evaluate the product and provide application support to field/customers
- Act as a liaison between product design and operations team to launch “said” product to production
- Hardware Debugging Power management systems such at AC/DC Converters, DC/DC converter and PFC controller IC’s
- Write product data sheets, system evaluation reports, and application notes.
- Design Application schematics and design IC Demo Boards
- Serve as a bridge between the product manager and FAE \ customer

Requirements:
BSEE + 5 years power converter design experience; experience with followings is a plus
- Power Converter design
- Software: OrCAD; PSpice
- Programming languages: C++, C#.NET
- Tools: PADS PCB layout; Micro Controller interface SPI, I2C

EMAIL: Job101216b@o2micro.com

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POSITION: Marketing Manager

LOCATION: SANTA CLARA

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Understand analog and mixed-signal markets to help develop market, product, and customer strategies with the goal of winning a significant market presence including high volume production of profitable product.
- Develop product specifications, marketing plans, promotional materials and pricing strategies to successfully engage major battery management customers with key product design-in’s.
- Collaborate with Field Sales and Applications to promote and drive products into the battery marketplace.
- Work closely with major Battery Management customers to clearly understand customer needs.
Translate those needs into product and schedule targets. Judgment will be required to optimize needs and capabilities.
- Then work with the Intelligent Battery Group management and R&D engineering to define specific products and roadmaps focused at carefully selected market segments.
- Ensure strategies and tactics are in alignment with corporate management via periodic written and verbal communications.

Requirements:
- Requires a 4 year degree in electrical engineering or computer science.
- A masters degree and/or MBA are desirable
- Requires 10 or more years of marketing and/or field application engineering experience working with major customers in analog and mixed-signal products.
- Must have successful experience in working with product development groups. This should include product definition, development and writing of product specifications, and successful implementation with design wins at major customers

EMAIL: Job101216b@o2micro.com

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POSITION: Senior Analog IC ENGINEER

LOCATION: SANTA CLARA

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Lead the effort to design and test power management ICs including battery chargers, DC/DC converters, PMIC for mobile market.
- Working with the Marketing and Application team to establish silicon requirements.
- Working with Architecture to write IC blocks target spec, including analog-digital interface for digital design team.
- Performing block level and top level simulation to validate the performance.
- Defining chip ATE test plan, ESD/Latch-up schematic, and supporting ATE team for test program verification and calibration.
- Working with Layout team for layout supervision.
- Performing lab and silicon validation to debug IC issues including contribution to failure analysis.
- Deliver first revision functional silicon and production worthy silicon per system requirements, on schedule.
- Support cross-functional engineering teams for system validation and mass production.

Minimum Requirements:
- BSEE with 8+ years of experience or MSEE with 5+ years of experience; with proven track record of developing leading power management integrated circuits.
- Experience designing IC implementation for battery charger, DC/DC converter, LDOs, Load switches.
- Experience in transistor-level schematic design, simulation and verification. Circuit blocks include bandgap references, op amps, OTAs, bias circuits, comparators, oscillators, DACs, ADCs, level shifters, switching power stages, LDOs, charge pumps.
- Experience with physical design and guiding mask designers to create high quality layout.
- Experience of laboratory characterization and chip debugging.
- Track record of working with cross-functional engineering teams.
- Familiar with Hspice, Cadence, and/or other CAD tools.

Preferred Qualifications:
- PhD degree in Electrical Engineering.
- Experience designing power management ICs for mobile market.
- Experience working in a team environment on mixed signal ICs that integrate power management circuits, ADCs, DACs, and digital state machines is strongly preferred.
- Experience in very low power analog/mixed-signal designs.
- Experience in buck-boost converter design.
- Solid understanding of semiconductor device physics and manufacturing processes.

EMAIL: Job101216b@o2micro.com

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