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Title:  Sr. Firmware Engineer

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

Company Overview:
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.


Job Decription:

•    Design and develop FW or parts of it on embedded systems (ARM/Renesas MCUs) for Wireless Power Charging products
•    Perform development tests and measurements of developed FW features on Wireless Power Charging products and write reports for them
•    Write documentation for developed parts of FW to be used by applications team for customer documentation
•    Work on improvement of the development infrastructure (automatic documentation, CI/CD, unit testing, automated tests, deployment, resource monitoring, static analysis…)
•    Support other groups with technical support, debugging of existing systems and provide inputs for future products


•     3+ years low-level real time firmware development experience with micro controllers, such Cortex M0
•    Experience of C programming language, knowledge of ARM architecture.
•    Experience of Python programming is preferred.
•    Knowledge of modern SW development tools and techniques (agile development, compilers and compiling process, project environments, debugging, static analysis, …)
•    Knowledge of embedded systems and architecture
•    Experience of lab equipment for FW debugging (Oscilloscope, power supply, etc.)
•    Knowledge of wireless power charging, USB-C, QC protocol is preferred
•    Communicative and excellent in writing of technical documentation


• MS degree in Computer Science or closely related field that includes formal training in software development discipline


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran


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