Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM).
We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.
Provides thought leadership and creativity driving innovation by helping guide the next-generation products portfolio.
Maintain knowledge of the storage, processor and memory technology marketplaces, understand best practices, trends and developments, track, analyze and monitor technology performance metrics ensuring the company is able to enjoy a competitive advantage.
Collaborate with technology partners and customers understand their roadmaps and help Microchip develop and deliver unique differentiated product offering.
Contribute to the product definition process by collaborating with customers, marketing and engineering teams and ensure clearly defined product requirements enabling the company to execute on delivering products.
Turn the division’s technology vision, strategies and growth into an approved product plans.
Provide leadership to the company’s standards efforts defining how components connect and communicate enabling interoperability within the marketplace.
Create, align and drive strategies to meet product development roadmaps and business objectives.
Should possess at least fifteen years’ experience with at least ten years spent in progressively more responsible technical leadership positions.
Highly beneficial to understand solid-state storage, memory and / or microprocessor technologies and products possessing a systems level of understanding of NAND, DRAM, high-speed serial interfaces, SSD, SCM and / or processors / servers.
Experience with ASIC architecture, design, validation and firmware development flows.
The successful candidate will be self-confident, inspirational, customer-focused and proactive with a proven ability to produce results in a dynamic, state-of-the-art technology environment.
Must possess an ability to take informed risks, plan strategically, make difficult business decisions and communicate the impact of such decisions to ensure buy-in a timely manner.
Exceptional communicator with an ability to articulate the long-term vision and direction of an organization. Ability to communicate strategies and plans to senior executive staff is important.
Position requires significant North American and some international travel to engage with customers, IP providers and development / marketing teams.
Technical strength necessary to establish credibility with the various R&D organizations should be balanced by a charismatic and motivational leadership style.
Possess a collaborative approach and style be able to effectively communicate across the company at both the division and corporate levels