Power IC Designer

Engineering · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation per experience

Power IC Designer – Ottawa


About GaN Systems

GaN Systems is the place electronics designers go to realize all the benefits of gallium nitride in their power conversion and control applications. To overcome silicon's limitations in switching speed, temperature, voltage, and current, the Company develops the most complete range of gallium nitride power switching transistors for consumer, datacenter, industrial, and transportation markets. GaN Systems' unique Island Technology® addresses today's challenges of cost, performance, and manufacturability resulting in devices that are smaller and more efficient than other GaN design approaches. A fabless power semiconductor company, GaN Systems is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.


Job Description:

As the semiconductor market consolidates, being part of innovative and high-growth technology is hugely important as one manages their career. GaN Systems, as the recognized leader of high current, high power GaN transistors, is exactly the right place to be. GaN as technology is projected to grow upwards of 30% CAGR, and GaN Systems is winning at the largest companies in the world. We're expanding our team with talented, energetic, and innovative design Engineers.

As a GaN Power IC Designer, you will be part of the design team developing the next generation of GaN Systems high power switching products. You will interact with our fabrication/ packaging/ marketing/ reliability and operations teams to scope, design, build and validate GaN systems products from concept to release. You will use your signal and power integrity skill sets to ensure GaN Systems products are the market's solution of choice for power conversion and power control applications.



  • Leading edge technical product development
  • Signal & Power Integrity analysis and design
  • Power ICs design
  • Innovative Power IC package and module design
  • Providing technical support to applications and marketing teams
  • Providing technical support to the reliability team
  • Interaction with IC/packaging vendors, suppliers, and partners
  • Communicate clearly and concisely


Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • PhD or MSc in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Power Electronics background/understanding
  • Good understanding of power switches such as GaN, SiC, and, Mosfet (loss, FOM, stability)
  • Integrated Circuit design experience, preferably high current
  • Good understanding of signal and power integrity
  • IC package and/or power module design experience is strongly desired
  • Experience with ANSYS (Q3D, Maxwell, Icepak), LTspice, HSPICE, ADS, Cadence, and AutoCAD is required/preferred
  • Demonstrable knowledge of electromagnetic simulation and analysis techniques
  • Good leadership, communication, and documentation skills
  • Good customer and vendor management skills
  • Ability to work well in cross-functional teams in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment


GaN Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive to select the best qualified applicant for any opening and to reward employees based on their skills, experience and performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, gender, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    per experience