Sr Staff Engineer
Job Type: Principal Application Engineer
Travel Required: Yes
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 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.
As a Sr Staff Applications Engineer (Automotive Power) for Renesas you will be a senior technical contributor and decision maker in new power management applications in the automotive environment. You will engage cross functionally with a diverse team including marketing, software engineering, IC design, and other applications engineering teams to deliver the most innovative power solutions in the automotive sector.
This senior role provides broad system level solution insight and support. A broad comprehension of DC/DC power conversion is required including familiarity with digital PWM controllers. Key responsibilities include:
- Support marketing efforts by providing detailed solutions matching customer detailed requirements.
- Support development efforts by contributing to product requirement documents to ensure design teams have the detailed information needed to execute and verify designs.
- Develop collateral such as datasheets, performance reports, and application notes to support customer engagement.
- Comprehend how unique automotive requirements impinge on components in the power system outside the Renesas product.
- Support training of other AE’s and FAE’s to enable broad support and knowledge of the products.
Ideal Candidate Profile
This role requires technical strength in high performance power management (mid- and low-voltage high-current DC/DC) and automotive power, including functional safety. Experience with multiphase CPU VRs is highly desirable. Typical requirements are a minimum of 10 years of relevant semiconductor experience, with at least 3 years in automotive power management and experience as a functional safety engineer. A BS degree in engineering (EE – power electronics preferred), with MS degree preferred.
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.