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Senior Manager-Architecture

Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology

Chandler, AZ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to be a part of something great? Want to join a 20,000-member team that works on the technology that powers the world around us? Looking for an atmosphere of trust, empowerment, respect, diversity, and communication? How about an opportunity to own a piece of a multi-billion dollar (with a B!) global organization? We offer all that and more at Microchip Technology, Inc.

People come to work at Microchip because we help design the technology that runs the world. They stay because our culture supports their growth and stability. They are challenged and driven by an incredible array of products and solutions with unlimited career potential. Microchip’s nationally-recognized Leadership Passage Programs support career growth where we proudly enroll over a thousand people annually. We take pride in our commitment to employee development, values-based decision making, and strong sense of community, driven by our Vision, Mission, and 11 Guiding Values; we affectionately refer to it as the Aggregate System and it’s won us countless awards for diversity and workplace excellence.

Our company is built by dedicated team players who love to challenge the status quo; we did not achieve record revenue and over 30 years of quarterly profitability without a great team dedicated to empowering innovation. People like you.

Visit our careers page to see what exciting opportunities and company perks await!

Job Description:

Seeking high skilled and experienced Product Development Architect Group Leader to join the R&D team reporting directly to Business Unit Leader focusing on New Product definitions with emphasis on IP Development and Re-use. Position will be responsible for leading a team of product architects specifying new high-performance products for the Mixed-Signal and Linear products Business Unit which includes ADCs, DACs, Digital Potentiometers, Op Amps, Comparators, Voltage References, Thermal Management, etc. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in semiconductor physics, device architecture, and a proven track record of leading successful technical teams.


**Key Responsibilities: ** -

  • Build a team that interfaces with the various Business Unit functions to identify key architectural blocks to be utilized across multiple new product families
  • Lead and manage this team providing technical guidance and mentorship.
  • Identify and drive maximization of IP reuse to accelerate velocity of new product introductions
  • Act as a liaison between Marketing, Field Engineers, Design, Applications, Test and Product Engineering to assist in the definition of high-performance analog and mixed signal products
  • Create architectural descriptions of analog and mixed signal circuit blocks
  • Drive the development of innovative semiconductor device architectures that meet performance, power, and cost objectives.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and advancements in semiconductor technology to ensure the company remains competitive.
  • Develop and manage project timelines, resources, and budgets.
  • Communicate progress and technical challenges to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and technical excellence within the team.
  • Author technical reports, patent applications, and present findings at conferences or to customers as required.

**Qualifications: ** -

  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering and 15+ years design and/or architectural experience on Analog-to-Digital converters and other mixed signal products with at least 5 years in a leadership role. A Bachelor's Degree and outstanding experience will also be considered.
  • Strong understanding of semiconductor physics, device fabrication processes, and industry standards.
  • Experience with semiconductor simulation tools (e.g., TCAD, Simplis, H-spice) and design principles
  • Proven ability to lead and inspire a team of technical professionals.
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to a non-technical audience.

Travel Time:

0% - 25%

Physical Attributes:

Feeling, Handling, Hearing, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Seeing, Stooping, Talking, Works Alone, Works Around Others

Physical Requirements:

80% Sitting, 10% standing, 10% walking

Microchip Technology Inc is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.