ON Semiconductor Chief Architect - Automotive Radar & Sensor Fusion for ADAS and Autonomous Driving in San Jose, California

ChiefArchitect – Automotive Radar & Sensor Fusion for ADAS and Autonomous Driving


Excited by the challenge of architecting innovative solutions that will shape tomorrow’s autonomous driving systems? Be on the leading edge of new automotive radar and sensor fusion technology at ON Semiconductor’s Automotive Solutions Division. We are the market share leader for automotive image sensors, and we are expanding our solutions to include radar and sensor fusion. We are engaging both traditional automotive customers as well as alternative Transportation-as-a-Service companies. ** This position can be located in San Jose, CA or Detroit, MI.

The Chief Architect is the technical “owner” of all aspects of radar and sensor fusion products at ON Semiconductor. This person defines the radar system architecture and partitioning requirements at an application level. This is both a highly technical and customer-facing role where you will drive the technology strategy for next generation radar and fusion products. This is a highly visible position with a rare opportunity to build groundbreaking sensor fusion solutions from an early phase.


  • Defining system levelperformance requirements and architecture strategy for the automotive radar productline

  • Teaming with global designand system engineering teams (RF, algorithm, and chip design) to define radarand sensor fusion system architecture and technology roadmaps

  • Engaging customers andpartners (OEMs, Tier1s, and ecosystem) to deeply understand sensor fusion usecase requirements and relevant system partitioning for autonomous driving

  • Teaming with product linemanagers to influence radar and sensor fusion IC product roadmap

  • Defining proof of conceptprototype solutions (HW, SW, ID)

  • Teaming with marketing andfield staff to provide technical guidance on OEM and Tier1 RFI/RFQopportunities

  • Possibilities for publicactivities such as technical spokesperson at industry working groups and events,white papers, etc…

  • Some domestic and internationaltravel required


  • Radar system experience,ideally at an automotive Tier1, OEM, or semiconductor supplier

  • 7-10 years of experience in acomparable role with in-depth domain knowledge of RF and mmWave systems

  • Skills in advanced mixedsignal products

  • Experience with imaging and camerabased systems is a plus

  • Ability to work inmultidisciplinary setting and lead cross-functional teams to achieve overall goals in fast-paced environment

  • An “ownership” mind setwhere you feel responsible for the overall success of the product

  • BS in Electrical Engineeringor comparable technical field – advanced degree a plus

  • Must have right to work inUnited States

  • Position can be based in SFBay Area or greater Detroit area

Job: Engineering

Organization: 151 OU Semiconductor Components Industries, LLC

Title: Chief Architect - Automotive Radar & Sensor Fusion for ADAS and Autonomous Driving

Location: CA-San Jose

Requisition ID: 1703921

Other Locations: US-MI-Livonia

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