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Title:  Sr Staff Application Engineer (Power Management)

Requisition ID:  38587
Department:  Rad Hard Business

Palm Bay, FL, US

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 portfolio 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 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.


 Our team seeking a Sr. Staff Power Management Applications Engineer for our Palm Bay, Florida location. This is an onsite position. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Power Management Senior Staff Applications engineer for the Rad Hard product line: 
  • Work with Marketing, Design Engineering, and Product Engineering to define new products to service the satellite marketplace. Products will include point of load switching regulators, controllers and drivers along with low drop-out linear regulators.  
  • Will be responsible for the documentation of the new product definition.
  • Must perform and document validation testing on the new product to ensure that it meets the definition.
  • Work with Design Engineering to resolve any performance short falls in the new product.
  • Plan, direct, analyze, and document single event effects testing results on the new products.
  • Oversee outsourced development of Spice and Simplis models of the new parts
  • Perform and document model validation study against the actual part.
  • Generate the data-sheet for web posting, and in some cases generate the SMD.
  • Design and validate a customer evaluation board for the new part.
  • Generate necessary customer user notes and applications notes.  
  • Assume support role for some existing products and provide customer support on these parts as well as the new parts.
  • Occasionally travel with Marketing to meet with customers to discuss new product ideas. 


  • BSEE & 10-15 years’ experience as an Applications Engineer for an IC production company.
  • Ability to author technical documentation suitable for publication.
  • Ability to work well in a team (Marketing, Design, Product) environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers and respond to their questions.
  • Knowledge of switching and linear regulators and their applications.
  • Solid working knowledge of electrical lab equipment and techniques to support the validation and characterization tasks.
  • Ability to locate to or reside in Palm Bay, Florida.
  • US citizenship or the ability to obtain an H1B visa. 


Interpersonal Skills

  • Must have demonstrated ability to function at varied levels including “hands on” detail work and higher level strategic thinking with the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to formally communicate at all levels of the organization in written and verbal form.
  • Must be flexible, focused and able to navigate difficult or delicate matters with poise and professionalism.
  • Must be well-organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills, with attention to detail.
  • Must act as a team player working with a remote, diverse team.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran




Renesas Electronics America is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

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