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Sr. Staff Engineer, IC Development

Kokomo Technical Center - Indiana - USA

Jul 12, 2021

Full time


Reliably delivering what’s needed today

There are few challenges as important today as creating solutions that support a cleaner, more energy-efficient world. This requires a commitment to constantly improve the transportation of people and things.  We, at BorgWarner, made that commitment decades ago and have since been creating technologies to improve efficiency, emissions and performance in all types of vehicles.

Constantly pursuing what’s next

Our proven track record has made us industry leader in clean, energy-efficient propulsion system solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. We uncover strong trends and use smart science and technology to address a future based on varying regulations, consumer demands and automaker requirements.

Product leadership that’s changing the world

Our employees have earned trusted partnerships with customers and suppliers around the world.  We leverage these relationships to gain a deeper understanding of the challenges at hand and then do what it takes to develop the next solution.  Our strong operations and commercialization expertise result in high volume availability of competitive, efficient products that truly drive change.

BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems is currently looking for “dynamic, results driven” individual to join as a Sr. Staff Engineer, IC Development at our Indiana Technical Center (ITC) in Kokomo, Indiana.

In this role, and under direct supervision of the IC Architecture and Forward Engineering manager, the Sr. Staff IC Development Engineer will be responsible for development of next generation automotive ASICs for Power Electronics and Gas/Diesel electronic control modules in BorgWarner.  This role is expected to teach, train, and mentor less experienced engineers in the IC Development team.

Job Duties:

  • Development of next generation automotive ASICs for Power Electronics and Gas/Diesel electronic control modules in BorgWarner
  • Training & mentoring less experienced engineers when necessary
  • Investigation of and rationalization of customer needs and circuit solutions
  • Support business case development
  • Support Functional Safety (ISO26262) process deliverables
  • Electrical and thermal analysis of proposed ASIC and supporting circuit design
  • Development of or contribution to the development of the overall ASIC architecture
  • Produce ASIC technical specifications and drawings
  • Support of digital and analog IC Design team members during the course of ASIC development
  • Laboratory evaluation of samples
  • Provide application support to the using Program Team members
  • Interface with IC suppliers for test certification and new technology initiatives
  • Manage IC change requests and support cost reduction initiatives
  • Manage IC problems and/or supplier issues


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Masters preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in electronics industry, IC Development experience preferred
  • Familiar with common lab equipment such as power supplies, oscilloscopes, signal generators, curve tracers, DVMs, etc.
  • Skilled in use of common computer applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Proficiency in digital design fundamentals:  CMOS fundamentals and combinational logic, sequential logic, multiplexer, flip‐flop, counters, shift register, state machines etc.
  • Proficiency in analog and mixed-signal circuits (op-amps, A/D’s, D/A’s, voltage references, etc.
  • Proficiency in CMOS device structure and behavior.
  • Proficiency in analog circuit simulation.
  • Candidates must have strong technical documentation and verbal communication skills
  • Candidates must possess excellent organizational skills, good English oral and written communications skills, and a high level of interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a self-motivated team player with the ability to work in a customer oriented, fast-paced, and demanding environment with minimal supervision.
  • Leadership qualities: Integrity, attention to detail, timeline sensitive, goal oriented, and motivated.
  • MathCad, VBA/C Programming skills preferred
  • Familiar with simulation tools such as Saber/Micro-Cap/LT Spice

BorgWarner Competencies:

  • Drive for Results
  • Decision Quality
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Problem Solving
  • Conflict Management


This position will adhere to the Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner Safety Policy Manual.  This individual will work in a manner that stresses the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses.  He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and co-workers.  In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to their immediate supervisor.

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