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Title:  Principal Software Engineer

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country/Region:  US
State:  TX
City:  Austin
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  Austin
Job Function:  Software
Job Type:  Permanent

Job Title: Principal Software Engineer
Reports To: Director of Marketing and Applications


About the team: Renesas Electronics Americas (REA) is a dynamic, multi-cultural tech company where employees can learn, mentor and thrive. REA brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion-dollar global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. We are developing technologies for the latest advances in datacenter computing, mobile computing, secured connected devices, autonomous driving, smart homes and factories and more. Our solutions are at the heart of products developed by the major innovators around the world. Join us and be part of what’s next in electronics.


This is an opportunity to join an industry leading Digital Power IC development team with Renesas Electronics America’s leading Infrastructure power management product line. As part of one of Renesas’s most prominent Power Management Groups, you will develop Software to support leading datacenter operators and infrastructure hardware developers as they deploy our digital power control devices. 


What we need:
The software team is seeking a Principal SW Engineer who is technically savvy and is excited about working within a SoC development team to produce customer facing software to enable our customers. This position involves a wide range of challenge from interfacing with IC and firmware designers to working with marketing to present the IC products in intuitive ways.  As part of one of Renesas’s fastest growing product lines, you will have the opportunity directly impact customer experience and define new software architectures to enable feature rich hardware to shine.  If you like problem-solving, working with systems involving SW/FW/HW, and challenging the status quo, we’d like to hear from you.  Your opportunity to influence product architecture and our business success is limited only by your technical ability and creativity-if you seek a place to shine with no artificial barriers apply now!


What You’ll do:

  • Architect software frameworks to minimize impact arising from changes in HW capability.  
  • Work with HW/FW design, as well as marketing, to produce intuitive interface tools for customers.
  • Gather design requirements for implementing UI solutions for power regulation hardware features.


Skills You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • 8-15 years’ experience in Product Design required
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and accuracy  
  • Technical expertise in Java and JVM-related languages
  • Strong understanding of Software Architecture and Design principles, Behavior-Driven Development and automated testing integration in Java-based environments
  • Experience with Clojure, ClojureScript, Python, or React preferred
  • Experience with basic electronics, microcontroller programming and bus communications preferred
  • Must have highly developed written and verbal cross-functional communication skills 


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran