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ION IP Optical Networks
1900000BRF Requisition #

Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things. Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.


The ION division of Nokia offers the freedom, feel and opportunities of a small vibrant company while enjoying the wide variety of state-of-the-art tools and lab equipment usually associated with large companies. We are looking for a candidate who is an independent worker, but still embraces collaboration with members of the technical staff to select the best solutions.



In this highly visible role, you will be responsible for power specifications, power analysis, design and optimization for high end Router power systems and POL.


Key Qualifications:


The candidate should have experience in ASIC POL design implementation, Power simulation and analysis flow.


Experience with both low power and high power logic implementation and power optimization


Familiarity with modeling power architecture at the block and circuit levels


Familiarity with power simulation and optimization tools.


Familiarity with Perl/tcl, Python scripting


Silicon power measurement is a plus


Strong communication skills are a pre-requisite as the candidate will interface with a lot of different teams



The main responsibility of this role is to drive the design for both board and system level power systems. Model power roll-up at the chip, board and system level.  Develop new techniques for power efficiency in our products and work with cross functional teams on improving the power designs and the understanding of interactions of designs in the overall systems.


Design, implement, debug, characterize embedded/discrete DC/DC voltage regulators (topologies include multi-phase, multi-output, buck, boost, linear, switching, etc.)


Work with power component vendors (ICs, FETs, power inductors, etc.) to be on top of the latest technological/efficient/cost effective options commercially available


Help facilitate worldwide regulatory compliance/safety submittals and certifications (UL, CSA, TUV, CE, CB, CCC, BSMI) at power supply and system levels.


Responsible for board level architecture and design of board mounted POL, power delivery circuits including hot-swap, and supervisory circuitry


Daily use of Schematic capture, simulation, PCB CAD tools and documentation.


Bring up of initial prototypes, debugging of system power issues and collaborate with other teams (mechanical, signal integrity, layout, component etc).




BSEE required


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Nokia is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. At Nokia, employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.