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Title:  Staff Field Applications Engineer

Requisition ID:  38498
Department:  Consumer & IoT

Austin, TX, US

Job Function:  Field Applications Engineer

Job Type:  Permanent - Full Time 

Travel Required:  Up to 25% 

Remote Work Available:  Yes, Remote in Southwest US


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 employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.


This is a Analog Field Applications Engineer (FAE) role to be part of a strategic sales team responsible for the top global accounts in Texas.  The role will include responsibility for driving opportunity discovery and design wins, customer portfolio presentations, customer design proposals utilizing Renesas solutions, technical reviews and analysis, and customer debug efforts for all products. The ideal candidate has hands-on experience in semiconductor ICs inlcuding mixed signal analog, microcontrollers, sensors, and power solutions.



  • Support Fortune 100 companies in technical engineering and be able to grow business relationships
  • Collaborate with other FAEs and with sales, marketing, application, design, and operations organizations to achieve design-in targets and successfully support customer product launches.
  • Maintain and develop understanding of our customers' applications and use cases and participate and represent the voice of the customer in discussions with marketing and design teams.
  • Provide all types of technical support leading to design wins, as well as on-going support for existing products and customer programs as needed. These include schematic reviews, layout reviews, board bring ups, tuning/optimization and full validation
  • Debug solution in customer application on-site at customer labs or at Renesas Labs
  • Understand system solution design decisions and trade-offs (including magnetics, capacitors, and control loop) and make recommendations on product selection for the desired cost/benefit ratio
  •  Provide pre-design-in technical support, including customer guidance on the value and strategic fit of Renesas solutions, product selection, product information, roadmaps, and technical proposals.
  • Identify customer intelligence, including product requirements, decision criteria, roadblocks, timeline, budget, and competition



  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering
  • 7+ years experience in semiconductor technical support
  • Experience with semiconductor design and schematic
  • The ideal candidate has hands-on experience in mixed-signal analog design
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are mandatory, as customer interface will be a significant aspect of the job
  • Must be a self-motivated team player who is able to take direction, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and communicate effectively
  • Personable with ability to develop rapport and trust with customers and colleagues alike




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.

Nearest Major Market: Austin