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ASSP MPU Staff Level- Application Engineer



Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Friday, July 21, 2023

Job Type: Permanent  - Full Time 

Travel Required: Up to 25% 

Remote Work Available: Yes 


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 portolio 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.

Hiring Background

Industrial Automation Division is transforming its business structure from conventional ASICs (custom products for specific customers) to ASSPs (standard products for general customers). We are looking for a person with high level of expertise to enhance solution lineup and aim to expand our business into inverter-related applications by leveraging RZ/T which excels in inverter control.



Inverter solution project leader responsible for solution requirements definition, development management and technical support
Target devices: ASSP MPU for industrial equipment (RZ/T, RZ/N)

- Solution planning for inverter related applications such as industrial servo &inverter,  industrial robots, EV chargers, solar inverters, UPS, digital power supplies for data center applications.
- Market research and required specifications creation
- Solution development management (managing project by using internal design resources and external design partners)
- Market launch and technical support
There may be business trips to domestic and overseas locations. In addition, you will work closely with overseas members, primarily in Europe, America, and China, to drive business forward.y


Required Experience & Skills


'- Basic knowledge of electronic components, especially MCU and MPU
- Expertise in inverter control
- Experience engaged in development work related to inverter control (more than 5 years in total)
     - Hardware development for inverter control equipped with MCU/MPU
     - Software development for inverter control



- Experience in product planning
- Experience in development of Inverter related finished product such as  industrial servo &inverter,  industrial robots, EV chargers, solar inverters, UPS, digital power supplies for data center applications
- Ethernet related knowledge and development experience, especially industrial Ethernet (Profinet, EtherCAT, EtherNet/IP, HSR/PRP, OPC UA)
- Business experience using English (TOEIC score 600 or above)