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Title:  Product Line Engineer or Application Engineer (f/m/d)

Company:  Renesas Electronics Europe GmbH
Country/Region:  DE
City:  Duesseldorf
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Job Function:  Application Engineering
Job Type:  Permanent

Renesas is looking for a high-profile
Product Line Engineer or Application Engineer (f/m/d),

for our IoT and Infrastructure Group

based in Duesseldorf or Munich.



The Job

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Electrical Engineer or Computer Science Engineer (entry level or with some years industry experience) with hardware and firmware experience to support our battery management SoC’s in Duesseldorf or Munich.   


These products protect equipment that contain Lithium batteries in portable equipment such as power tools, electric bikes and other consumer devices. The battery management system (bms) is designed to monitor and protect the battery preventing it from becoming unstable, catching fire and causing harm. Since more devices are becoming portable, this product line is a rapidly growing family and there is much demand from top customers in the industry for this advance technology. The position will support multiple customers in the UK and throughout Europe and be part of a global team.


The candidate should have experience in programming microcontrollers with C, Python or Java. The individual should be able to setup structured libraries and write and modify subroutine calls to control and operate these bms SoC’s to measure and protect packs.  The successful candidate will write the code, complete the programming, testing and debugging of application board for customers. The application engineer will author user guides with the procedures and other documentation needed for the installation and maintenance of application programs.

The individual should demonstrate ability to work independently and in a distributed team environment. 


The successful candidate will setup a local laboratory to measure and support these SoC’s and will be part of a larger worldwide senior team.

The individual should be interested in travel to support customers, should work well with people, communicate within cross function teams across the world and be naturally curious about new technical developments. 


Your Profile

  • Degree in electrical/electronic engineering, software engineering or equivalent, master degree a plus - newly graduated or with some years industry experience
  • Solve complex problems; take a new perspective using existing solutions
  • Utilize lab equipment to test and debug circuits for customers
  • Assist marketing in determining performance tradeoffs during customer design phases
  • Resolve Customer’s problems using either firmware or hardware changes
  • Design reference and demo boards using schematic capture to design PCB’s using Cadence tool suite
  • Act as a resource for customers and other team members, at times work independently
  • Develop technical documentation such as datasheets, user guides and application notes
  • Perform device bench characterization - ability to setup LabView code is a plus
  • Experience in programming RL78 or ARM microcontrollers with with C, Python and others
  • Creative and structured approach to problem solving
  • Self-motivated and highly resourceful
  • Ability to work independently and in a distributed team environment
  • Willingness to travel frequently within EU
  • Valid and existing residence and work permit for Germany.



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.