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Title:  Field Application Engineer

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country/Region:  US
State:  NY
City:  Hauppauge
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  Hauppauge
Job Function:  Sales
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. For more information about Renesas, please visit https://jobs.renesas.com/


This is an entry level position for a qualified individual to work in Renesas’ Sales Organization under a senior level Field Applications Engineer. The individual will spend their first 6 to 9 months in our Hauppauge, New York, USA location to participate in our FAE training program under the mentorship of a senior level Field Applications Engineer.   After the completion of the training, the individual will assume a role as an FAE at one of design offices somewhere in the USA.



  • This engineer will work under a senior level Field Applications Engineer to assist with the development of new customer designs, perform technical reviews, provide analysis and troubleshooting efforts and conduct new product evaluations. Extensive hands-on supporting the local lab will be required.
  • Efforts will be focused on understanding and demonstrating Renesas’ value proposition and solving technical concerns in order to ensure that the customer uses Renesas products. Additional responsibilities include product characterization, design simulations and competitive analysis.
  • As you gain knowledge, skill and experience, the role will evolve to take on additional responsibility of a Field Applications Engineer.
  • When you become a full time Field-Based Applications Engineer, you will be the primary technical resource for pre-sales and post-sales support in your region.
  • Your main responsibility is securing design wins across a wide range of customers.
  • You will meet with customers and use your analog and power expertise to cultivate design opportunities, position Renesas products, demonstrate technology, address customer obstacles and advance opportunities to design wins.
  • You will provide real-time support in both reactive and proactive modes for key customers and the Renesas Sales/REP team.
  • You are highly driven, customer-focuses, hold excellent problem solving and communication skills, and have ability to handle several complex issues in parallel.
  • You will regularly support customers on-site as they work through system related bring-up or deal with any Renesas products related issues.
  • Your specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
    •  Must be able to quickly and effectively troubleshoot power supply circuits, assist with external component selection and board layout, lead technical discussions and to present technical features and benefits of Renesas products
    • Achieve assigned design win and revenue goals for Renesas products
    •  Provide guidance on the value and strategic fit of the assigned product family and then work with the account teams to establish the proper sales goals and strategy
    • Provide competitive updates to the field and help develop impeding strategies
    • Establish dialogue with marketing and management teams of the assigned product lines, updating them on progress of the agreed to objectives and market dynamics as well as competitive inputs
    • Can modify evaluation boards as required for customer demo, delivers demo to customer site and “brings up” and debugs customer boards in the lab
    • Able to conduct schematic/layout review on-site with customer.
    • Understands competitive offering and uses detailed product understanding to overcome customer obstacles
    • Leads the effort for technical discovery (uncovering) on key customer designs. Must establish a close relationship with designers, component engineers, the local rep sales team, and distributors




  • Candidates must be graduating with a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering.
  • Knowledge of the semiconductor industry is a plus
  • Applies business acumen to strive for success while prioritizing efforts towards highest ROI opportunities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are mandatory, as customer interface 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


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran