Sr. or Principal SI / PI Engineers

$160,000 - $190,000 annually

Full Time

    Job Description

    A Kforce client is seeking to hire a Sr. or Principal SI/PI Engineers in Chandler, Arizona (AZ).

    The client is a growing semiconductor company is seeking a couple of Sr. or Principal Signal and Power Integrity (SI/PI) Engineers with a strong technical background and experience in signal and power integrity. We are working directly with the Hiring Manager on these search assignments, and the role is hybrid/remote. The opportunity involves working directly with our customers, design engineers, simulation engineers, business units, R&D, and assembly. This position is partial remote.

    Responsibilities include:
    * Work as a team with other signal/power integrity engineers and design engineers to develop electrical design guidelines to optimize package designs
    * Sr. or Principal SI/PI Engineers will provide package layer counts, stack ups, materials, impedance control, test impedance targets, and optimizing net assignments for signals
    * Perform SIPI simulation/optimization to make sure critical signals meet their required specifications
    * Work with IC package design engineers to provide design solutions for high-speed and low speed signals, clocks, power delivery signals, power, and ground planes
    * Sr. or Principal SI/PI Engineers is determining component location, count, and specifications required to meet performance requirements

    * Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Engineering, or similar field; Master's or Ph.D. degree preferred
    * 7-10+ years of relevant work experience
    * 3+ years of purchasing experience involving duties such as soliciting, evaluating, and awarding contracts or ensuring compliance with applicable regulations
    * Knowledge and experience using Micro
    * Strong background in the application of Electromagnetics and High-Speed Transmission Line principles related to signal and power integrity
    * Proficiency in time and frequency domain modeling and use of 2D and 3D simulation tools such as any of the following: Ansys HFSS, SIwave, Cadence/Sigrity, ADS, or similar
    * Strong interpersonal skills and customer service experience to work professionally with our customers, global design, simulation teams and EDA tool vendors
    * Demonstrated and effective verbal/written communication skills
    * Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    * Ability to perform as an individual contributor and team player

    Nice to haves:
    * Track record of working successfully in cross-functional development teams
    * Experience of high-speed bus design compliance including DDR4, DDR5, PCIE4, PCIe5, 56 GBPS PAM4, and 112 GBPS PAM4 is preferred
    * Familiarity with Outsourced Assembly and Test (OSAT) industry and understanding of substrate manufacturing and assembly processes is a plus but not required
    * Experience with IC package layout tools such as Cadence APD, SiP is a plus but not required

    The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.

    We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.

    Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.

    This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.

    Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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