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Title:  Staff Field Applications Engineer

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  Milpitas
Department:  America Bay Area Sales
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  US, Milpitas,CA (REA)
Job Function:  Sales
Job Type:  Permanent

Staff Field Apps Engr

Location: Milpitas, CA


Renesas is a global semiconductor company providing hardware and software solutions for a range of cutting-edge technologies including self-driving cars, robots, automated factory equipment, and smart home applications. 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 is a global, multi-billion dollar, publicly-traded company headquartered in Japan, and has subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. Renesas is a dynamic, multi-cultural technology company where employees learn, mentor, innovate and thrive. Renesas is extending our share in fast-growing data economy-related markets such as infrastructure and data center and strengthening our presence in the industrial/IOT and automotive segments. Our solutions drive products developed by major innovators around the world. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics.


Looking to hire a Staff Field Applications Engineer to support our Strategic Accounts here in the Bay Area




This person will be a primary technical and applications support for strategic accounts in

the Bay Area. This person will report to the Manager of Strategic Accounts. Local travel will

be required to support customer activities within the Bay Area.



  • Secure proprietary design wins across a variety of business units
  • Perform validation and testing of power rails in computing systems
  • Generate customer test reports
  • Review customer schematics, layouts and make recommendations
  • Perform initial customer board bring-up and troubleshoot for problem resolution
  • Provide regular feedback for product definition and direction to business units




  • Preferably at least 8 years of power experience with BSEE and 6 years with MSEE.
  • Work experience in Digital PWM controller for Infrastructure Power in servers is a must.
  • Work experience in clock/timing products is a plus
  • Professional attitude with ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Hands-on testing experience
  • Knowledge of power electronic designs
  • Knowledge of Intel testing procedures is a plus
  • Ability to use various HW tools – Oscilloscope, multi-meter, soldering iron, network analyzer, power source and Intel Gen 5 tool
  • Ability to use circuit simulation software – Simplis
  • Comfortable in a lab bench environment with soldering skills on 0201-size components
  • Very familiar with Allegro, Cadence or other PCB layout and schematic tools
  • Able to build and/or modify demo boards on a regular basis
  • Be able to quickly and effectively troubleshoot circuits
  • Assist with external component selection and board layout
  • Be able to lead technical discussions, ask questions appropriately, be a good listener and present technical features and benefits of our products to customers
  • A self-motivated, team player who can take direction
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent presentation skills


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto