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Senior Power Design Engineer - Acacia

Cisco Systems Inc.
Maynard, MA 01754
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You will be key member of Acacias Hardware Team.  The Power Design Engineer will lead the design of DC-DC switch-mode power supplies and component selection.  The successful candidate will work across disciplines to assure power supply designs meet the power, thermal, and safety requirements of the system specification. You will work closely with Acacias multi-disciplinary engineering and manufacturing teams to understand the system requirements and contribute or lead the specification, design, and debug of complex power delivery systems for our products.


Essential Responsibilities:

        Architecture: Lead and contribute to power delivery system architecture and specifications.

        Design: Design, analysis, and simulation of high current and low noise power delivery circuits.

        Debug: Contribute to system bring up, debug, and validation in the lab.

        Verification: Write and execute test and DVT plans.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience, Skills, Education and Certifications:

        BSEE or higher with minimum of 10 years of direct industry experience with at least 5-7+ years of direct Power supply design experience

        Proficiency in high efficiency DC-DC power conversion design, analysis, circuit simulation, control loops, and stabilization.

        Good understanding and skills to determine phase and gain margins

        Proficiency in power design component selection and trade-offs

        Proficiency with Spice, LTspice, TI WorkBench, etc. circuit simulators

        Experience in both high current low voltage multi-phase (>100W) as well as ultra-low noise power delivery circuitry

        Proficiency in power supply layout and thermal design rules

        Technical leadership of PCB layout with respect to various grounding and low noise etch techniques

        Proficiency in power-up sequencing in multi-power supply systems

        Designing interfaces with Processors, SPI & I2C devices

        Ability to quickly grasp the existing designs and able to work independently with minimal supervision

        Excellent verbal, written communication skills to produce Specifications and Test Plans

Highly Desired Skills:

        Experience in power supply design for leading edge high speed communication devices

        Experience in power supply design for sensitive optical components

        Failure mode analysis

        Good understanding of power efficiency optimization schemes

        Experience with Cadence Allegro and DxDesigner tools

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Posted: 2021-06-04 Expires: 2021-07-15
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