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Title:  System Design Engineer - Sr. Staff

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country:  US
State:  CA
City:  Milpitas
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  Milpitas
Job Function:  Hardware(Analog)
Job Type:  Permanent

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.


Renesas Electronics Corporation delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power, and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, home electronics, office automation, and information communication technology applications that help shape a limitless future.


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.



  • 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



  • MS or PhD in Electrical engineering (specialized in control theory and digital signal processing) with 10+ 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
  • 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 are plus
  • Machine learning experience is a bonus point
  • Travel requirement: 25%
  • Preferred candidate: Self-sufficient, fast learner and hands-on individual who can deliver results in a diligent manner


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

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