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Title:  Applications Engineer, MCU and IoT Business Unit

Company:  Renesas Electronics Corporation
Country/Region:  DE
City:  Duesseldorf
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Job Function:  Application Engineering
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Renesas is looking for pro-active and results oriented   

Applications Engineer, MCU and IoT Business Unit

based out of our Duesseldorf office in Germany or our Bourne End office in the UK


To further strengthen our MCU Application Engineering team to provide support for advanced MCU solutions. The focus of the role will be to support the MCU devices in the RL78, RX and RA families across the EMEA region.



  • Provide support to Renesas customers on all aspects of 16 and 32-bit MCU solutions, leading to both design wins as well as on-going support for existing products and customer programs as needed.
  • Provide technical support for Renesas marketing, business development, FAE and sales teams in D-in activities.
  • Be an expert on MCU platforms in both the 16-bit RL78 and 32-bit RX and ARM based MCU devices. Expertise in a broad range of disciplines including analogue, low power, capacitive touch, and sensing will be a part of the role.
  • Lead training of Renesas solutions and devices with customers, sales teams and distributors. Create and present relevant training material on embedded applications and solutions.
  • Work closely with our core engineering team to build solutions and proof-of-concepts to meet the expectations of customers, marketing, and business development.
  • Ability to manage technical projects with partners and external design houses.
  • Participate in Design Reviews of MCU-based boards, systems, and firmware/software.
  • Assist in HW and SW bring-up and debugging.
  • Work with marketing and business development teams to ensure alignment with product requirements and project objectives.
  • Implement engineering processes to ensure high quality support and designs.




Batchelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science.  Masters preferred.


Required experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in developing MCU-based and embedded products/systems.
  • Knowledge of the semiconductor industry
  • Solid embedded programming experience [using C language] is a MUST.
  • Good understanding of schematic and hardware design related to microcontrollers. Experience of analogue design and implementation is an advantage. Good understanding of serial protocols including SPI, I2C etc.
  • Board bring-up and debugging of complex MCU based products/systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are mandatory, as customer interfacing will be a significant aspect of the job.
  • Must be a self-motivated team player who is able to take direction, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and communicate effectively.
  • Travel requirement up to 25%



Desirable experience:

  • Understanding of networking and IOT technologies such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB
  • Key technologies including Low Power, Security and Safety
  • Experience working with remote teams.
  • Prior experience with Renesas MCUs


Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power, and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, infrastructure, and IoT applications that help shape a limitless future. Learn more at renesas.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.