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Staff Embedded Systems Engineer



Software Engineering
Taipei, Taiwan
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023

Senior Embedded Systems Engineer - MCU Solutions and Technical Support

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.

The Job:

  • 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.

Your Profile:


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


  • 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

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. A leading global provider of microcontrollers, Renesas combines our expertise in embedded processing, analog, power and connectivity to deliver complete semiconductor solutions. These Winning Combinations accelerate time to market for automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT applications, enabling billions of connected, intelligent devices that enhance the way people work and live. Learn more at renesas.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

Renesas’ mission, To Make Our Lives Easier, is underpinned by our company culture, TAGIE. TAGIE stands for Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative and Entrepreneurial. Our goal is to embed this unique culture in everything we do to succeed as a company and create trust with our diverse colleagues, customers and stakeholders.

We are committed to creating a diverse culture where everyone is included and feels a sense of belonging. For more information, please read our Diversity & Inclusion Statement.