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Title:  Software development engineer for in-vehicle applications

Department:  Automotive Analog Marketing and Advanced Engineeri

Japan, JP, 187-8588

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 automobile industry enters an era of cataclysmic changes once every 100 years, in-vehicle semiconductor manufacturers are demanding not only individual product solutions but also system-based solutions, and their importance is increasing. This department also develops a system solution called Winning Combo to support the development of our customers, and provides reference designs (hardware / software). As for reference software, the needs for application software as well as device drivers are increasing, and the number of development projects is increasing. As a response, we are looking for people who have system knowledge and can lead software development projects. 



As a project leader in software development for in-vehicle applications such as motor drive systems for electric vehicles and battery management systems that will be strengthened in the future, you will be in charge of the following.

・Algorithm review, coding, and testing of the software in charge

・Customer technical support regarding the software provided

・Progress management of development projects, problem solving


[Required Skills and Work Experience]


・Software development experience (5 years or more)

・Those who have C language and electrical / electronic knowledge

・Project leader experience

・Those who are comfortable with challenging inexperienced development fields


 ・Marketing experience or FAE experience in the embedded device field

・Those who have experience in MBD development using MATLAB / Simulink

・Person who has experience of BMS application SW development

・Those who have experience in 2-motor / inverter control design / evaluation

・Work experience in the automobile industry 

  (3)Required Language Skills

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

   [Japanese]Business level