ON Semiconductor Senior Manager, Systems and Applications Engineering in Sunnyvale, California

The Cloud Power Solutions Business Unit is a rapidly-growing product line at ON Semiconductor. It focuses on developing and bringing to market high-current, high-efficiency DC-DC voltage regulators for the cloud infrastructure. The cloud infrastructure market is one of the fastest growing segments in the semiconductor industry. This segment includes servers, large-scale data centers and the telecommunications network. The cloud infrastructure market is one of ON Semiconductor’s top investment initiatives. It is highly strategic to the company’s organic growth.

The cloud team operates as a start-up inside a multi-billion-dollar corporation. This creates a fast pace environment, where focus, drive and sense of urgency are key to our current success.

Position Overview

We are looking for an experienced systems and applications engineering leader who is passionate about building strong teams and winning in the market place. A leader with the confidence for developing something from the ground up. The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated individual, self-starter, independent, able to influence people across multiple organizations and with extensive experience in multiphase voltage regulators in computing, servers and/or telecommunications applications.

This position reports to the Director of Power Management Systems and Technology of the Cloud Power Solutions BU. The position is based in ON Semiconductor’s office in Milan, Italy

Position Responsibilities

  • Establish, grow, mentor, and develop a strong systems and applications team in our Milan design center

  • Own the definition, implementation and support of evaluation platforms for multiphase products. Own the development of default applications recommendations and configurations, applications tools, and reference design kits.

  • Take ownership of technical issues. Manage, direct and contribute to troubleshooting of issues. Support customer communication at multiple levels for multiphase products.

  • Manage and optimize the utilization of highly technical systems and applications engineering resources in our Milan office. Prioritize activities based on business needs.

  • Enable FAE teams worldwide with training, design tools, reference designs, simulation models and other technical materials to allow them to successfully design-in and support multiphase products as independently as possible.

  • Participate in strategic business development initiatives by supporting customer visits and developing and executing training materials for customers, field sales and field applications engineers.

  • Work closely with the design engineering, product engineering, and marketing to define power management IC solutions that complement and leverage ON Semiconductor’s technology strengths

  • BSEE/MSEE/PhD with 15 years of experience in the power semiconductor industry and/or server power design, supporting multiphase digital controllers and multiphase voltage regulators for the server and cloud space.

  • Experience building and leading strong power management applications engineering teams. Ability to attract and develop top talent.

  • Able to create the systems and infrastructure for a world-class applications team. Able to be hands-on when needed, but able to scale as the organization grows.

  • Deep understanding of power supply technologies and power delivery in a system. Extensive technical knowledge and hands on experience designing multiphase voltage regulators to power CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, memory DIMMs, etc.

  • A passion for excellence and an intense desire to be part of a growing and winning team.

  • Results oriented with a strong history of execution.

  • Confident, and highly technically competent – able to gain the respect and trust of customers and peers.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to explain complex technical ideas to a variety of audiences. Experience interfacing with senior executive leaders, both internally and externally.

  • Business savvy. Demonstrates examples of sound judgment in decision making.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Written and verbal fluency in English is a must.

  • Travel (approximately 20-50% of time, international).

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) is driving energy efficient innovations, empowering customers to reduce global energy use. The company is an industry leading semiconductor manufacturer that offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient power and signal management, logic, discrete and custom solutions. Products produced by the company help design engineers solve their unique design challenges in automotive, communications, computing, consumer, industrial, IoT, medical and military/aerospace. ON Semiconductor operates a responsive, reliable, world-class supply chain and quality program, and a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and design centers in key markets throughout North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions. For more information, visit http://www.onsemi.com at http://www.onsemi.com

Job: Engineering

Title: Senior Manager, Systems and Applications Engineering

Location: CA-Sunnyvale

Requisition ID: 1803805

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