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Sr. Staff Application Engineer

Company: Renesas Electronics Corporation
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Renesas is a global, multi-billion dollar; publicly-traded company headquartered in Japan, with -subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. - We provide hardware and software solutions for a range of cutting-edge technologies including self-driving cars, robots, automated factory equipment, and smart home applications. We are a key supplier to the world's leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day. You may not see our products, but they are all around you. Ours is a dynamic, multi-cultural technology company where employees learn, mentor, innovate and thrive. Renesas is extending our share in fast-growing data economy-related markets such as infrastructure and data centers, and strengthening our presence in the industrial/IOT and automotive segments. Our solutions drive products developed by major innovators around the world. Join us and build your future by being part of what's next in electronics. Position Summary The candidate will participate in the entire product development cycle of Renesas' high-performance, power IC (PMIC) for a wide range of IoT, industrial, enterprise, and consumer applications. Primary duties/responsibilities will include:

  • Customer support (including on-site support) to analyze, debug and resolve issues quickly. -
  • New silicon validation and characterization (hands-on work in the lab)
  • Developing technical documentation (e.g. datasheet, application notes, and design guidelines) -
  • Product promotion and design-in support, as well as support for sustaining products -
  • Contribute to the definition of innovative and differentiated products -
  • Failure analysis support -
  • Competitive analysis -
  • System-level testing and characterization -
  • Work closely with local and remote teams (Sales / FAEs, design, test/product engineering, marketing) to perform the tasks listed above Basic Requirements
    • Ability to analyze, debug, and solve a wide variety of problems.
    • Understands the importance of customers and strives to provide timely support.
    • Excellent knowledge and hands-on experience with operational amplifiers, analog/mixed-signal, and power management ICs topologies, circuits, and applications. Ability to create and maintain strong customer relationships, and to attend and actively engage in high-profile meetings with key customers.
    • Work across time zones with a worldwide team. Take ownership of project tasks and responsibilities - plan and execute to meet project milestones and deadlines, and customer deliverables.
    • Prior experience as an Application Engineer in the Semiconductor industry or board-level Electric Design Engineer
    • Understanding of analog, mixed-signal, and power electronics and systems -
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills -
    • Understand DC/DC buck, boost, buck-boost, charge pump, LDO converter topologies -
    • Very good knowledge of control theory, closed-loop compensation, stability analysis, phase margin, etc. -
    • Strong lab test and measurement skills and proficiency with product characterization equipment such as oscilloscope, power supplies, electronic load, spectrum analyzer, network analyzer and function generator. -
    • PCB design (OrCAD, Cadence) for switching regulators and high-speed amplifier IC evaluation and demonstration boards: circuit design, schematic capture, layout, component selection -
    • Programming and laboratory automation experience (e.g. C/C++, VB6, VB.NET, LabVIEW, Python) -
    • Circuit modeling and simulation tools -SIMPLIS/SIMetrix, Cadence, Spice -
    • Familiarity with multi-phase DC/DC regulator architectures is highly desirable -
    • Familiarity with analog circuits and/or IC design including op-amps, DACs, ADCs, LDOs is desirable -
    • Able to occasionally use soldering equipment and have knowledge of hand assembly with SMT devices
    • Proficient in writing technical documents and datasheets and creating technical drawings using MS Word and Visio. - Education:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering with 15+ years experience. -or-
        • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering with 10-15+ years experience. Renesas Electronics America is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

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