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Title:  Sr Application Engineer

Requisition ID:  39948
Department:  Application Engineering Department

Taipei, TW

Job Function:  Applications Engineer

Senior Application Engineer 

 About Renesas: 

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. 

About this role: 

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. The candidate will report to the Manager of Applications Engineering in Tokyo, Japan. 

Specific duties are: 

  • Provide support for Renesas customers related to all aspects of MCU and required solutions.  

  • Design Embedded firmware, application examples and a proof-of-concept solutions. 

  • Efficient technical support for Renesas marketing/sales team in design activities. 

  • Be an expert for ARM and proprietary based MCUs, peripheral and embedded design. 

  • Lead/drive training and evaluation of Renesas solutions with customers and sales team.   

  • Work closely with our core engineering team and build proof of concepts and solutions. 

  • Ability to manage technical projects with partners and design house. 

  • Create and present training material related to embedded applications and solutions. 


  • BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering. (MS preferred) 

Requirements are: 

  • 8+ years of experience in developing ARM and Proprietary MCU-based and embedded products/systems. 

  • Solid embedded programming experience [using C/C++ language] is a must. 

  • Design and development of multi-threaded/multi-tasking applications using MCU-based RTOS. 

  • Board bring-up and debugging for complex MCU based products/systems. 

  • Good understanding of hardware design and schematic related to microcontroller and peripherals.  

  • Extensive knowledge of various graphics hardware: RGB/MIPI-DSI LCD display, CMOS camera, graphics accelerator, and device driver designs for those. 

  • Strong experience in embedded GUI software and ability to develop GUI applications such as gauge, dashboard, animation, video decoding, etc.. 

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills in English and proactive, can-do attitude  

  • Travel requirement: 25% 


Desirable experience: 

  • Familiarity with Capacitive Touch interface, its PCB design, sensitivity tuning is plus 

  • Communications technologies including Ethernet, USB, TCP/IP, etc.. 

  • Experience in IoT connectivity system integration using wireless communications (Wi-Fi, LTE, BLE, etc..) and network protocols (SSL/TLS, MQTT, HTTP, etc..) 

  • Machine learning experience is a bonus point. 

  • Prior experience with Renesas MCUs is plus. 

  • Security protocols and secure software design methods. 

Preferred candidate: 

Self-sufficient, fast learner and hands-on individual who can deliver results in a diligent manner