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Title:  Hardware Development Engineer for Automotive Applications

Requisition ID:  38735
Department:  Automotive Analog Marketing and Advanced Engineeri

Kodaira, Tokyo, JP

Job Function:  Applications Engineer

Job Type: Permanent  - Full Time 

Remote Work Available: Yes 


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.


[Background of Recruitment]

   As the automotive industry enters a period of once-in-a-century upheaval, semiconductor manufacturers are increasingly required to develop not only stand-alone product solutions,

but also system-based solutions, which are becoming increasingly important.

Our division develops and provides reference designs (hardware and software) for in-vehicle applications, called Winning Combo, to support our customers' development. In response,

we are looking for a person who has knowledge of vehicle systems and can lead application development.



As a project leader, you will be responsible for the hardware development of inverter systems for electric vehicles as following

 - Design and test control circuits and high-voltage circuits for power device drives, etc.

 - Progress management of development projects and problem solving

 - Management of development project progress and problem solving


[Required Skills and Work Experience]


・Hardware development experience (5 years or more)

・Knowledge of electronic circuits (digital and analog)

・Experience as a project leader

・People who are not afraid to take on challenges in development fields they have no experience in

・Basic knowledge of analog semiconductors


・Experience working for an automotive parts manufacturer

・Experience in inverter design and evaluation

・Experience in circuit diagram and PCB design using board design tools

・Experience in marketing or FAE in the automotive product field


[Required Language Skills]

[English]Be able to understand spoken English TOEIC score around 500

[Japanese]Business level