Senior Technician – Power Adapters

Type: Full-time

Reports To: Director of Systems Engineering

Location: Toronto or San Diego

Silanna Semiconductor is a privately held semiconductor company that develops disruptive technologies and products that address market needs in high efficiency power conversion. The company provides DC/DC and AC/DC integrated circuits that deliver Best-in-Class Efficiency so that its customers can build end products with Breakthrough Power Density. Silanna has a global footprint with design centers and satellite offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia and is an ISO 9001 certified company. We are looking for a Senior Technician with strong background in the field of switchmode power supplies, to join our AC/DC Power Management business unit.


  • 2 Year Degree
  • 5+ years soldering experience; 10+ preferred
  • Bench testing experience expected
  • Experience winding transformers is a huge plus
  • Flyback transformer and magnetic component construction
  • Ability to solder fine-pitch SMD and at least 0603 footprint components
  • Experience in working with EMS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Core competencies and responsibilities

  • Your work will be critical to the success of the AC-DC power business and your responsibilities will include:
    • Winding and characterizing flyback magnetic transformers, common-mode chokes and inductors
    • Assembling and soldering high-power density prototypes
    • Working with EMS for higher volume manufacturing of various reference designs
    • Conducting thermal studies with and without power adapter cases
    • Generating acceptance test reports for reference designs before they are shipped to customers for sampling

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