Systems and Applications Engineer

GaN Systems

GaN Systems

Kanata, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, July 15, 2023

About GaN Systems

GaN Systems is a global leader in GaN power semiconductors with a broad portfolio of transistors that addresses the needs of today’s most demanding industries including data center servers, renewable energy systems, automotive, industrial motors and consumer electronics.

As a market-leading innovator, GaN Systems enables the design of smaller, lower cost, more efficient power systems. The company’s award-winning products provide system design opportunities free from the limitations of yesterday’s silicon. By changing the rules of transistor performance, GaN Systems is enabling companies to revolutionize their industries and transform the world. For more information, please visit:


As a Systems and Applications engineer, your work will be critical to the success of the power business. As such, your responsibilities will include:

  • Define comprehensive specifications for controller and gate drivers;
  • Perform competitive analysis and bench tests;
  • Characterization and benchmarking of power semiconductor devices including competitive analysis.
  • Developing Demo Kits including PCB Design, Component Selection, Magnetics design, Application Notes, Demo operation guides.
  • Interfacing with design and marketing to ensure customer requirements are heard for new product developments.
  • Computer simulation of product performance in applications.
  • Support the development of online simulation and design tools.
  • Present papers, seminars, and support customer questions at display booths.
  • Provide training for Field Applications Engineers to enhance skills in circuit design, component selection, magnetics design, and design for cost.
  • May require periodic travel for support of customers’ product development.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of the end use conditions for major AC-DC & DC-DC markets; Automotive, Industrial, Data Centers, Mobile Chargers, Appliances, Energy Meters, Laptop Chargers, Security equipment, Audio and others.
  • Knowledge of topologies including but not limited to Synchronous Buck Conversion and typical control methods; Constant On-Time, Voltage Mode PWM and Current Mode PWM
  • Circuit simulation using ORCAD, Cadence, Simplis, Matlab or similar tools.
  • Excellent PCB Design skills and knowledge of layout techniques for Safety and EMI compliance, low noise, and high-power density.
  • A combination of 2-5 years’ experience in Power Supply design and Power Semiconductor Applications.
  • BS in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)

What does GaN Systems have to offer?

  • Development opportunities with growth of the company
  • Long-term vision and strong teamwork in a small team
  • Flat hierarchies and fast decision-making process
  • Challenging and diverse tasks with personal growth in new areas and skills
  • Paid Time-off
  • Flexible work hours
  • Competitive salary and benefits package

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

GaN Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal treatment of all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, pregnancy, age, disability/handicap, record of offences, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require accommodation measures during any aspect of the recruitment process, we will work with you to address your needs. Information related to accommodation measures will be treated as confidential.