Electronics design is driven by power, form and function.
We help innovators worldwide create products that do more in less space, using less power and enabling better performance. We’re inventors, risk takers, bold thinkers and serious doers. We aren’t afraid to reinvent ourselves or take on a challenge.
Intersil has been successful in the competitive semiconductor industry for 50 years, and over that time has earned a reputation as a technology leader in core IP, technical talent, market knowledge and customer relationships. Intersil was a pioneer in power management and continues to have one of the best patent and trade secret portfolios in this area. Intersil is a great home for engineers looking to work on leading-edge technology and make a difference in how we live and work.
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“Winning in the market place takes a combination of skill, guts and desire – and at Intersil, we expect to do a lot of winning. Commercial success is the absolute measure of our achievements, and it drives our sense of urgency. We are competing at the center of the most exciting trends in the industry and we want you to join us. I hope to see you soon as the newest member of the Intersil team.”
Intersil President, CEO, and Director
Intersil is a leader in the innovation of power management and precision analog ICs. With headquarters in Silicon Valley, California, and design and sales operations worldwide, Intersil has built an R&D team that has developed the IP and trade secrets behind some of the most important power management and precision analog breakthroughs in the industry. We’re aggressively expanding our team and are looking for talent with a will to win.
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Intersil is a leader in the innovation of power management and precision analog technology targeting many of the most rigorous applications in the computing, consumer and industrial markets. The company supplies a full range of power IC solutions including battery management, computing power, display power, regulators and controllers and power modules; as well as precision analog components such as amplifiers and buffers, proximity and light sensors, data converters, timing products, optoelectronics and interface products. As a major supplier to the military and aerospace industries, Intersil’s product development methodologies reflect experience designing products to meet the highest standards for reliability and performance in challenging environments. The company has three major business units that form relatively equal portions of the company revenue:
Industrial and Infrastructure Power
The I&I group designs and markets analog and digital power products, including controller ICs and modules, for cloud computing infrastructure, communications infrastructure and a broad set of industrial applications.
The Mobile Power group develops battery and display power management technologies for mobile devices, including ultrabooks, tablets and smartphones. Leveraging the company’s heritage of technology leadership in the PC market, this team has every major consumer name brand among its customers. The team also works on the latest innovations in motion & presence detection.
The Precision team is developing a mix of products targeted at high reliability and radiation hardened applications where precision analog performance is required under the most rigorous conditions. The group designs products for infotainment and multi-cell balancing in vehicles as well as a suite of products targeted at commercial and military satellites and other aerospace applications.
This group also has responsibility for a broad line of analog products supporting the analog signal chain.
There has been a lot of change at Intersil over the last several years, including management changes - why is that?
Intersil has been in the semiconductor industry for 50 years, you don’t last in a fast paced environment like this one without being capable of evolving.
The company appointed a new CEO in 2013, Necip Sayiner, who was brought in to focus the company’s R&D efforts on what we do best. The goal is to drive higher quality revenue growth that is more lasting and less volatile. Our CEO has a great track record of building strong businesses. He was most recently at Silicon Labs where he transformed the company from one that was dependent on one customer and one market to one of the most profitable and well respected mid-sized semiconductor companies. He doubled revenue for the company during his seven year tenure and grew revenue well in excess of the industry growth rate during that time period. Necip is applying that successful track record here at Intersil, taking advantage of the great technology we have and focusing the organization.
Necip and his team have made a number of changes to invest more heavily in the company’s core strengths. The changes have already made a difference that you can see in Intersil’s financial results.
How does Intersil plan to gain market share and be a top grower in the power market?
There are two essential elements to a healthy company: growth and profitability. The semiconductor market is very competitive, and growth at all costs is not sustainable. At Intersil, we have made the strategic choices that will allow us pursue growth areas where we have key technology and can develop differentiated products. We believe that the portfolio we have today and the R&D that is in development, will enable us to deliver strong growth and gain share in our target markets.
We invest in those areas where we have the core IP, the talent, the market knowledge and the customer relationships to win. Fortunately that still gives us a very large target market to go after, nearly $10B. Intersil was a pioneer in power management and continues to have one of the best patent and trade secret portfolios in this area. We do business with the largest companies in the industry, Samsung, Apple, Sony, Cisco, Huawei, IBM, Microsoft, Google, Boeing and others. These customer relationships are strong and we have visibility into their roadmaps, which gives us an opportunity to align our R&D with customer demand. We have a management team that believes the most important decision we make is what products to develop, so business cases are reviewed thoroughly at a corporate level before investments are made. The business case is validated throughout the development process to ensure that new products will be competitive when they come to market.
Intersil has always had a great technical team and a strong reputation in the industry. We are building on that foundation and using a more targeted product filter to go after key markets and win.
What is the Intersil culture like? Will I fit in?
We operate based on five core values – Meeting Commitments, Open Communication, High Caliber Talent, a Will to Win, and Commercial Success. These values form the foundation of how we interact with each other, our partners and our customers. Intersil is a diverse place to work, unified by a common goal of developing great products and beating the competition. We are global, with employees operating from all over the world. We place an emphasis on effectively collaborating across cultures, time zones and languages. We value each other’s strengths and contributions regardless of function or title. At Intersil you’ll find a team in motion, doing what needs to be done, and making things happen to succeed.
It’s been a long time since I’ve worked for a company with a consistent bonus payout, I hear Intersil has a strong profit sharing program?
Intersil’s profit sharing plan is provided to every employee and is based on the company’s operating income results, which is a metric of profitability. Every quarter employees receive a scaled bonus depending on the company’s results. A competitive bonus has paid out every quarter since our new CEO’s arrival in 2013. Payout will vary quarter to quarter, but since the management team and employees are all incentivized based on the company’s operating income results, there is a high level of focus across the workforce that drive alignment in decision making.
What’s Intersil’s vision for the future?
Intersil has decades of experience and accumulated IP in the semiconductor industry. We’re focusing our energy on innovating in the $10 billion dollar power management market and applying our precision analog expertise to challenging customer problems. Fast forward five years from now, Intersil will be recognized as a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions with a presence in mobile, industrial and infrastructure applications. Intersil will be generating high gross margins that demonstrate the value of the technology we provide, and we will be generating the profits to be able to continue to invest for the future. We believe we’ll be a much larger company, with sustainable growth, a premium valuation, and a clear path to continued investment.
Bonus Plan & Incentive Pay
All full-time employees are eligible to receive additional incentive pay based on various performance metrics, including corporate financial and/or group performance, and individual performance. All employees contribute to the success of the company, and are rewarded when the company meets its targets.
Comprehensive Health Insurance
Full-time employees are eligible for medical, vision and dental benefits effective on the date of hire (no waiting period).
Comprehensive medical plan options including an HDHP with Health Savings Account with company contribution.
Employees have multiple options for medical insurance coverage, and can select a plan that best suits their needs and those of their dependents.
Healthy Living & Wellness Programs
Intersil offers 24/7 onsite fitness facilities including cardio machines and weight training equipment in our primary locations and discounted gym memberships in smaller locations.
Regular company-sponsored initiatives educate, promote and encourage a healthy and active lifestyle.
Professional Development Opportunities
Intersil offers regular training opportunities to help the employee population enhance their skills in business critical areas such as leadership, communication, project management, etc.
Intersil employees are encouraged to explore and pursue internal career advancement opportunities; internal candidates with satisfactory performance record receive first consideration for new job openings for which they are qualified.
Intersil will support an employee’s continued pursuit of personal and professional development via a formal education assistance program. Employees who receive pre-approval from Intersil management may request up to $10,000 in educational assistance per year for approved educational expenses.
Recognition & Reward Programs
Intersil’s “Striving for Excellence” program offers various formal and informal programs to reward individual employees and/or teams for exceptional service and performance.
Intersil offers activities and various events throughout the year encouraging team building, collaboration, and open communication.
Intersil is a truly global company with teams collaborating across geographies and time zones, across disciplines and product lines. We have an environment that empowers employees to innovate in their jobs, regardless of position. Our culture is performance-based, we hold each other accountable to our commitments and believe that together we can enable Intersil to be the leader in our chosen markets.
Intersil is an engineering company at heart and we are the proud home to industry veterans that forged new ground in power management and precision analog technologies and are the named inventors on industry-changing patents. We have also attracted many of the best and brightest young engineers entering the industry. Together, we are embarking on exciting new design projects for our customers, who are industry innovators in their own right.
The following guiding principles form the foundation of who we are and how we work:
We are results oriented and accountable to each other, our customers and our investors to deliver on our commitments.
We promote transparency and believe in open, honest communication through thoughtful and mutually respectful dialog.
High Caliber Talent
We hire talented people and reward functional excellence. We value everyone’s contribution regardless of their function or title.
Will to Win
We are determined to beat the competition, and we act with a sense of urgency to win. We strive to create sustainable competitive advantages.
We believe that innovation is the foundation of a successful company, and that commercial success is the absolute measure of our achievements.
Intersil at Universities
Intersil is the proud home to industry veterans who have long forged new ground in power management and precision analog technologies and are the named inventors on industry-leading patents. We also attract the best and brightest engineers from top universities that are excited about applying their knowledge and experience to a career with Intersil. Intersil believes in pursuing the brightest new talent and exposing them to the deep technical legacy we’ve developed. We do that by providing an environment for growth and mentoring under some of the industry’s most highly respected engineers.
Intersil’s college summer internship program affords high-potential upper classmen the opportunity to gain valuable industry work experience in our various locations around the country in design, applications, software engineering, marketing, and test engineering. These internships can lead to future post-graduation careers with the company!
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