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Title:  Sr. Applications Engineer

Department:  Application Engineering Department

Durham, US

Job Function:  Application Engineering

Company Overview:
Renesas is a global semiconductor company providing hardware and software solutions for a range of cutting-edge technologies including self-driving cars, robots, automated factory equipment, and smart home applications. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.
Renesas is a global, multi-billion dollar, publicly-traded company headquartered in Japan, and has subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. Renesas is a dynamic, multi-cultural technology company where employees learn, mentor, innovate and thrive. Renesas is extending our share in fast-growing data economy-related markets such as infrastructure and data center, and strengthening our presence in the industrial/IOT and automotive segments. Our solutions drive products developed by major innovators around the world. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics.


Job Description:

Renesas Electronics America is seeking a Senior Application Engineer who will work with a team of engineers to develop advanced MCU-based solutions. This role will be a Full time engagement based out of our Durham, NC or Milpitas, CA office.
• Provide excellent technical support throughout the customer design lifecycle
• Develop embedded applications and reference designs using Renesas MCUs
• Develop supporting technical documents and application notes 
• Create custom solutions, example projects, and proof-of-concept designs to win new business
• Prepare and document system requirements, design specifications and test plans
• Prepare and present internal (sales and channel) and external (customer) technical trainings



• BSEE or MSEE degree
• 5+ years of experience with at least 3 years in the embedded area
• Demonstrated experience in developing ARM MCU-based products/systems
• Expert level C programming skills
• Experience with RTOS, drivers, middleware integration skills for embedded MCUs
• Hands-on system bring-up, testing, and debugging skills
• Experience designing or using embedded system development tools
• Excellent communications skills (written and verbal)
• Must be fluent in English


Desired Skills & Experience: 
• Technologies in USB, TCP/IP, MQTT, HTTPS, TLS, security, cryptography, encryption/decryption, key management, and IoT applications on AWS, MS Azure, and Google Cloud. 
• Board level analog and mixed-signal design experience
• Familiarity with analog circuits design including op-amps, DACs, ADCs
• System level design and integration tools including schematic capture and board layout
• Prior working experience as an AE or FAE in semiconductor industry



• BSEE or MSEE degree


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran


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