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Principal Design Engineer



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Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Friday, August 4, 2023

Job Type: Permanent  - Full Time 

Remote Work Available: Yes 


Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.


Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.


[Background of Recruitment]

We aim to grow our revenues to over USD 20 billion by 2030.

To achieve this target, our division we will further expand our current product portfolio in IPD, GPU and custom ASIC product lines.

We are looking for a leader who can join our team on this exciting and growth journey and help make a difference to our developments and team growth.

The engineer would help drive the project development and IP roadmap.



・Interpret requirement specifications to achieve system and design strategy for IPD & GDU products.

・Technical leadership of projects / lead designer for major blocks, ensuring designs are successfully guided into production.

・Design, simulation and layout supervision of CMOS power management circuits meeting performance, area, power and timescale constraints.

・Take ownership for complex block design, delegating tasks where appropriate and reviewing design work where necessary.

・Feasibility study of new circuits, ensure design meets specification.

・Lead lab evaluation in collaboration with Application Engineers.

・Produce high quality documentation for own IP blocks.

・Leading innovation of design and methodologies, to increase power management capabilities.

・Support DFT strategy and implementation.

・Partner with test team to ensure appropriate test development to ramp to production.

・Top level simulation and verification planning and implementation.

・Coach and mentor less experience team members.

・Take a proactive approach to driving own development plan, utilizing team members and internal development opportunities.

・Customer – customer facing relationship as Technical Product Lead.

・Support RFQ process, where necessary.


[Required Skills and Work Experience]


  - Typically 12 – 15 years experience

  - Advanced training, study and experience allowing work on advanced complex technical projects

  - Ability to select most appropriate methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for maximizing results

  - Ability to solve complex issues in creative, commercial and effective ways

  - Able to lead & co-ordinate significant projects, programs and business initiatives with creativity and ingenuity

  - Ability to support and mentor junior team members

  - Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity

  - Results-oriented and able to deliver on-time under tight schedule pressure

  - Ability to work both independently and part of a team

  - Flexible to undertake occasional international travel at short notice

  - Excellent command of verbal and written English

  - Ability to propose innovative solutions

  - Concise and precise communication, presentation and customer skills within multisite and multicultural environment


  - Experience in development of automotive applications or products

  - Experience in IPD product line

  - Experience in GDU product line


[Required Language Skills]

[English]Can have daily conversation(TOEIC 600)

[Japanese]Can understand conversation

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