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Title:  Applications Engineer

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country/Region:  US
State:  NC
City:  Durham
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  Durham
Job Function:  Application Engineering
Job Type:  Permanent

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 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.



  • Applications engineer responsible for integrated power switching regulator products for Renesas' industrial power department.
  • Interface with design, test, product and packaging engineers to successfully bring new products from initial concept through release to production.
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: bench validation of new products, validation and calibration of product SPICE-like models, development and validation of customer evaluation boards, generation of technical documentation, and customer interface and support.
  • Customer interactions including design support and troubleshooting. Analysis and laboratory emulation of customer applications is often required.



  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering
  • Power Electronics; Analog Circuit Design; Power Semiconductor Devices; Control Systems
  • Competency in the laboratory, from hardware construction to use lab equipment for measurements.
  • PCB Layout experience for high frequency DC-DC switching converters is a plus
  • Circuit design and analysis experience on SPICE-like tools is a plus
  • Understanding of different power circuit such as buck, boost, flyaback topologies and component selection for these circuit is a plus
  • Clear and concise communication skills, verbal and written in English, are essential to this position.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran