Cambridge GaN Devices (CGD) is a tech start-up with the mission to transform the way the world deploys energy by delivering the most efficient power switch. No more wasted energy and yes to efficient power electronics that can enable less CO2 emissions and smaller, less bulky electronics. CGD is a fabless semiconductor company, spun out of the world-renowned Electronics Department at the University of Cambridge, and is focused on designing, developing and commercialising power transistors and Integrated Circuits based on the most efficient material available, Gallium Nitride (GaN).
Triggered by a world-wide need to save energy and achieve a more sustainable use of natural resources, the power electronics market will see significant innovation over the next 10 years. Having already built a team who are leaders in their field, with decades of expertise in the power semiconductor industry, CGD are leading the way towards this energy-revolution.
Would you like to contribute to shaping the future of power electronics, by joining a growing team in a passionate and innovative environment? Join CGD and be part of the adventure!
This is an amazing opportunity to join CGD at an early stage and work within the applications engineering team as they grow in both size and capability. The applications engineering team are responsible for the introduction of leading edge GaN products into various sectors including power supplies, mobile chargers and adapters, and many other consumer, industrial and automotive applications.
Reporting directly to the Director of Applications Engineering, you will work in close collaboration with sales, business development, marketing, system engineering and product development as well as with our regional teams to:
Skills and Experience
The suitable applicant will complete their role with real passion and proactiveness, driving engagement with the wider group and with other members of the applications engineering team.
You are motivated to make the world greener by enabling more sustainable use of energy. You are enthusiastic and are eager to challenge the status quo and to drive new technical fields.
You are personally committed to the customer’s concerns and award them a high priority.
Your strong communication skills and team player mind-set will help you to work within interdisciplinary and multicultural teams.
You are also interested in driving new requirements in CGD target markets and in sharing your knowledge and experience within the team.
We believe in equal opportunities
It takes a diverse and inclusive community of passionate, talented, and committed people to build a system to shape the future of power electronics. We’re an equal opportunity employer, and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, with different outlooks and experiences. We are well set up for collaborative remote working, with the full team working from home in the UK and other cities in Europe during the current lock down.