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VP, Engineering



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Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Job Type: Permanent - Full Time

Travel Required: Up to 50%

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.

Renesas Electronics America is a dynamic, multi-cultural tech company where employees can learn, mentors and thrive. REA brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion dollars global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. We are developing technologies for the latest advances in mobile & cloud computing, secured connected devices, autonomous driving, smart homes and factories and more. Our solutions are at the heart of products developed by the major innovators around the world. Join us and be part of what’s next in electronics.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive the leadership of central R&D outsourcing / insourcing governance and overall process.
  • Form strategic partners for R&D outsourcing activity.
  • Build teams, processes, execution capability towards the R&D activity.
  • Collaborate with various cross functional teams like engineering groups, business divisions, legal, procurement, finance to achieve the long-term objectives and KPIs of the R&D management project.
  • Drive continuous efficiency improvement in terms of engineering development quality as well as cost of engineering activity.
  • Additionally provide leadership on strategic technology partnerships and business development for the internal IPs/technologies to external customers.
  • Drive close collaboration with technology partners for emerging technologies.
  • Own and drive the marketing, business development and revenue target attainment for engineering group’s IPs/Technologies for external customers.


  • Well versed in industry eco systems, partnerships, M&A, boot strapping new org/operations
  • Well networked in the industry, strong knowledge of R&D outsourcing vendor ecosystem
  • Capability to work with various internal orgs in an influencing / building relationships
  • End-to-end semiconductor product life cycle experience
  • Corporate strategy & business development experience is a plus
  • Effective communication skills, flexibility, a strong teamwork approach, and the desire to work in a fast-paced start-up type environment are necessary.
  • Global experience (USA/India/China/Japan/etc.) is desired
  • MS or Ph.D in Semiconductors related Engineering discipline, with at least 20 years' experience in relevant industry

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.

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