Engineer Applications

Microchip Technology   •  

San Jose, CA

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 60 days ago

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Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range ofproducts.


Job Description

Job Description

Microchip is seeking a Principal Applications Engineer to join the Analog Power and Interface (APID) Division and be part of the Subject Matter Experts (SME) team. SMEs work with our field teams (applications and sales engineers) to provide power and interface solutions to our customers. They develop demonstrations, generate product support materials (application notes, presentations, etc.), and visit field offices / customer sites to support Microchip's Analog Power and Interface products. They also interact withthe global product development teams to help ensure that end customer requirements are considered when defining and developing new products.


Job Requirements

Job Responsibilities:


  • Support the field sales and applications teams to drive design wins with our customers
  • Generate training materials
  • Create demonstrations, evaluation boards, and application notes
  • Travel to regional offices to provide in-depth technical training
  • Provide feedback to the new product development teams about the customer needs/requirements
  • Visit product development sites to get training on new products
  • Collaborate with other business units, marketing, applications, and field teams to create Total System Solutions for our customers
  • Occasional customer visits with the field team
  • Work with marketing to track the major regional business opportunities
  • Assist with new product development and application testing

Mandatory Requirements


  • Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering or similar (Electronics, Automatics)
  • At least 10 years of experience as an Applications or Field Applications Engineer
  • Experience developing and analyzing analog power circuits
  • Significant experience with power conversion, linear and switching
  • Experience with hardware CAD tools for PCB design
  • Experience using simulation tools
  • Excellent knowledge of the laboratory equipment and analysis of the test results
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with global teams
  • Available for travelling

Desirable Requirements


  • Experience with customer support
  • Experience with EMI/EMC testing and mitigation techniques
  • Experience in developing automotive products
  • Hands-on experience with embedded systems
  • Familiarity with C/C++ or other software/firmware development
  • Experience with Altium Designer

Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities toapplicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.