Director of Design Engineering

Triad Overview:

Triad Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company that focuses on the design and manufacture of analog & mixed-signal integrated circuits. We develop both standard products and custom IC solutions.

Job Description:

Lead a growing team of ~20 Principal, Staff and Senior Design Engineers organized in small groups in the design of mixed signal ICs. This role reports to the Senior VP of Engineering.


  • Day-to-day leadership of Design Engineering
  • Work with SVP on pre-KickOff activities including early product definition support & resource planning
  • Design Execution including
    • Meeting product Electrical Specs & Cost Requirements
    • Ensuring Design Productivity meets requirements
    • Timely delivery of Design’s Commitments
  • Research and development of state-of-the-art analog and mixed signal products
  • Technical support of the Design team including decision making where necessary
  • Enhance best practices for all of Design and Layout
  • Collaborate with other cross-functional teams to ensure information flows in both directions effectively
  • Perform as an Active Technical member of the team
  • Performance reviews & Goal setting that are aligned with the SVP
  • Forward looking initiatives to drive improved execution
  • Recognize, Predict and Mitigate potential issues


  • BSEE; MSEE or PhD preferred
  • 5+ years of Engineering Management experience
  • 15+ years of Analog and Mixed Signed Design experience
  • Strong team-building skills
  • Experience serving as a Design Lead on projects
  • Strong knowledge of most analog cells and analog integrated circuit design concepts and fundamentals
  • Strong knowledge of device physics and fabrication processes
  • Strong knowledge of parasitic and noise analysis
  • Knowledge and understanding of analog, digital and mixed signal design & design flows
  • Knowledge and experience of product development from definition to production release
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Execution and Continuous Improvement mindset
  • Creative and Innovative
  • Knowledge of best Layout practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills