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Title:  Staff Application Engineer - Motor control

Requisition ID:  39954
Department:  IoT Product Marketing Department 1

Indiranagar, IN

Job Function:  Applications Engineer



Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. 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 employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.


Job Summary


As a global leader in microcontroller, Renesas is proud to build a trusted brand from the robust MCU, to optimized/efficient embedded solution, to innovation for future technologies. With motor control being one of our core strengths, this is a great opportunity to be part of the highly skilled engineering team and change the motion world for a better tomorrow.


Specific duties are:

  • Provide support for all Renesas customers related to motor control solution
  • Efficient technical support for Renesas marketing/sales team in design activities
  • Be an expert for any MCUs, peripheral and motor algorithms related topics
  • Lead/drive training and evaluation of Renesas motor solutions with customers and sales team  
  • Work closely with our core engineering team and build solutions for motor control.
  • Ability to manage technical projects with partners and design house



  • B.Tech/BS in Electronics/Electrical engineering [specialized in control theory and digital signal processing] (M.Tech/MS preferred)


Requirements are:

  • 12+ years of industrial experience in motor control
  • Solid embedded programming experience [using C language] is a MUST
  • Extensive knowledge of different types of motors: BLDC, PMSM, AC induction motor and brushed DC motor
  • Strong experience in building motor control software [both sensor and sensorless] and motor tuning.
  • Proficiency in data analysis using Matlab or similar tools & other Motor control evaluation tools/equipment.
  • Good understanding of hardware design and schematic related to microcontroller and power inverters
  • Comfortable working with high voltage power supplies and inverters
  • Prior experience with Renesas MCUs and motor algorithm development (PI, V/F, Trapezoidal, sinusoidal, VC/FOC) are plus
  • Having system level knowledge, Know-how (like Inverter, Mixer/grinder, Aircon/Ref compressor whitegoods etc..) are Plus
  • Machine learning experience is a bonus point
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills in English and proactive, can-do attitude
  • Travel requirement: 25%
  • Work location: Renesas India office in Bangalore


Preferred candidate:

Self-sufficient, fast learner and hands-on individual who can deliver results in a diligent manner