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Title:  Product Applications Engineer - Staff

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  San Jose
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  REA(San Jose)
Job Function:  Application Engineering
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.


Job Description

  • Develop and execute Design Verification Testing (DVT) plans for CDRs, drivers and TIAs for optical transceivers
  • Designs, debugs, and documents evaluation boards, reference designs and associated software
  • System level knowledge of optical transceiver interfaces
  • Provides prompt and insightful technical assistance to customers
  • Support sales design-in efforts with lab data on next generation products
  • Occasionally travel to provide technical assistance and/or training to customers, sales partners and IDT Sales staff.


Preferred Skills & Knowledge:

  • Strong understanding of optical transceiver components such as CDRs, drivers and TIAs
  • Hands on experience with lab equipment such as network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, DCAs and BERTs
  • Familiarity with board design and layout tools such as Allegro
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to communicate with internal groups and multiple customer engagements.
  • Experience with lab automation, GUI software, MCU firmware preferable


Education and/or Experience:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer engineering, Electronics or related technical degree. M.S. preferred.
  • Minimum 5 to 8 years in RF/microwave – optical engineering design/applications experience
  • Strong bench skills and ability to resolve in depth technical issues with the customer, also at the customer location. 


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran