Senior Director, Engineering

Job no.


Position Type

Research & Development

Working time

  • Regular Fulltime

Place of employment


What we offer:

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • This position will serve as Senior Director of Engineering for the CMS Business Line. This role supports management responsibilities for a large cross-functional team of highly skilled technical contributors and managers. The successful candidate must have demonstrated proficiency in engineering management and leadership. In this role you will interface with a team of highly talented Engineers to continue in the pursuit of technical excellence and market leadership in a fast
  • paced Optical Sensor Semiconductor environment, delivering products to multiple Tier1 OEMs in the smartphone and consumer electronics space. A strong background in product development, engineering tools and processes, budget oversight, and functional management is a must including skills associated with staffing and team development.
  • Plan, manage, and direct the overall product development engineering activities of the department. Coordinate the creation, development, design, and improvement of products in conformance with established processes and objectives
  • Develop and manage department budget. Work with Business Line leadership and program teams to plan resource needs and manage staffing to accommodate those needs
  • Monitor team activities to ensure compliance with development processes and quality standards. Participate in the preparation of proposals, including generation of engineering RFIs (Response for Information) from various customers
  • Analyze designs as necessary to ensure compliance with performance, cost, schedule, and risk objectives Attend appropriate engineering, customer, and business meetings
  • Actively support pursuit of new business by developing and presenting new concepts, technologies or applications
  • Develop trusted engineering contacts with the customer community. Provide mentoring and career counseling for engineering staff as required. Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Your education and experiences

  • Responsible for design and development of mixed signal IC Teams from initial concept until production ramp, including design for: manufacturability, yield, test, and reliability. · Supervises detailed design (analog and digital), simulation, layout, verification (digital and mixed signal) and validation of integrated circuits.
  • Excellent knowledge of product development processes and engineering tools - emphasis in analog / mixed signal Integrated Circuit Design or a similar specialty. Expertise with SPICE simulations, including: PVT, Monte Carlo, mixed signal, modelling, optimization, etc. Experience designing for system / application level concerns, including: packaging, parasitics, power, die size, cost, etc.
  • Detailed understanding of the Systems engineering discipline, including requirements development, product qualification, and test Experience leading multi-discipline technical teams to solve complex problems and achieve results Ensure adherence to ams’ engineering practices and challenge engineers on the implementation and design robustness
  • Work with other internal organizations to ensure timely project execution and proper implementation (such as Operations, Test, Quality, Applications, etc.) Ability to solve complex problems Ability to meet aggressive timelines Demonstrated strong organizational skills Ability to decipher highly technical data and make sound decisions
  • Ability to multi-task in an evolving project environment. Ability to analyze data in Mathcad, MATLAB, or similar tools. Calm professional demeanour and excellent listening skills. Proven ability to coach, mentor and build strong teams. Experience with Optical Sensor products a Plus.

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