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Title:  Power Field Applications Engineer - Southwest

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country:  US
State: 
City:  Home Office
Department: 
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  HmOffice
Job Function:  Field Application Engineering
Job Type:  Permanent
Description: 

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.

 

This is a Power Field Applications Engineer (FAE) role to be part of a regional sales team driving opportunity discovery and design wins, customer portfolio presentations, customer design proposals utilizing Renesas power solutions, technical reviews and analysis, distribution partner FAE/Sales trainings, and customer debug efforts with a specialty in Power. Further responsibilities for this position include performing schematic/layout reviews and validating DC-DC power management products, which include digital multi-phase controllers, power stages, point-of-load regulators, and integrated power modules. These solutions are to be designed into computing equipment including server/storage computing, networking solutions powering CPUs, GPUs, MCUs, ASICs, as well as industrial, medical, and consumer applications. The ideal candidate has hands-on experience in high performance multiphase DC-DC non-isolated embedded power and enjoys working in the lab to validate customer designs according to application requirements.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide all types of technical support leading to design wins, as well as on-going support for existing products and customer programs as needed. These include schematic reviews, layout reviews, board bring ups, tuning/optimization and full validation
  • Debug solution in customer application on-site at customer labs or at Renesas Labs
  • Collaborate with other FAEs and communicate with Renesas Central Applications and Design Teams to support customer design-in
  • Maintain and develop understanding of customer's products
  • Understand system solution design decisions and trade-offs (including magnetics, capacitors, and control loop) and make recommendations on product selection for the desired cost/benefit ratio

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering
  • 10+ years’ experience in power electronics
  • Knowledge of the semiconductor industry
  • 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.
  • Personable with ability to develop rapport and trust with customers and colleagues alike
  • Must be a self-motivated team player who is able to take direction, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and communicate effectively
  • Must be a team player

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran