Field Application Engineer
Company: Arrow Electronics, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 11, 2018
Position:Field Application EngineerJob Description:Arrow Electronics, a leader in the global electronic component distribution arena, is seeking a highly qualified Field Application Engineer to support our client base in the San Jose, CA area. This individual will play an integral role in servicing and consulting our highly visible customer base for our digital/analog/hardware product lines including, but not limited to: FPGA, digital/analog, semiconductors, microcontrollers, microprocessors, wireless devices, etc. If you are looking for an opportunity to broaden your technical design/engineering experience into a consultative and solutions driven outlet, while providing best in class service to Arrow's core customer base, then this may be the job for you!Requirements5+ years of hands-on Engineering and Design Engineering experience.Knowledge of digital/analog/hardware including: ICs, connectors, microcontrollers, microprocessors, wireless, semiconductors, and/or related products.Experience in FPGA or digital/analog technologies highly preferred.Strong communication skills and ability to consult in a client-facing role.Reliable mode of transportation for onsite client meetings and consultations.Ability to make highly effective technical solution recommendations regarding microcontroller, microprocessor, semiconductor, or similar lines of servicePrincipal AccountabilitiesResponsible for utilizing an advanced understanding of the customer needs and technical leadership expertise to champion return on engineering investment.Participate as technical lead on large, complex customer engagements involving broad, system solutions and identify and drive demand creation by maximizing Arrow content on designs.Partner with the sales team across pre-and post-sales activities, providing advanced technical support and consulting to promote demand creation. Champion return on engineering investment, design win priorities, initiatives, and promotions by obtaining buy-in and support from sales. Provide technical leadership to the branch, customers, and suppliers shaping strategy and guiding technical direction/priorities.Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of supplier technologies and how those technologies relate to market needs, including vertical segmentation. Position Arrow's differential value proposition, supplier technologies, as well as, competitor technologies. Possess a complete knowledge of products and full knowledge of entire scope of assigned lines. Has sound product knowledge of Arrow's line card. Attend supplier trainings.Manage supplier and customer expectations by building and developing relationships with senior level decision makers, keeping stakeholders up-to-date on activities, plans, and progressing towards initiatives. Deepen and broaden connections with key decision makers within suppliers and customers.Attend and actively participate in strategic branch meetings and QBR. Use ROI concepts for making strategic business plans and decisions. Develop and drive strategic technical plans by supplier line or customer solutions. Successfully create, organize and conduct engineering customer events or conference or engineering training. Support design services initiatives.Job ComplexityRequires in-depth knowledge and experienceSolves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutionsWorks independently; receives minimal guidanceActs as a resource for colleagues with less experienceRepresents the level at which career may stabilize for many years or even until retirement--Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products/services or processesTypically resolves complex problems or problems where precedent may not existOften leads the work of project teams; may formally train junior staffWorks independentlyExperience / Education Requires a BSEE Degree and 5+ years of experienceMicroprocessor, digital and analog electronics design experience is requiredFPGA and/or digital experience preferred.BenefitsGenerous salary + commission incentive structureCar allowanceFortune 120 Benefit Package including: generous time off structure, paid holidays, sick leave, 401k contributions/matching, healthcare offerings, and more!#DICE#Location:San JoseTime Type:Full timeJob Category:Customer Facing/Supplier Facing
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