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Applications Engineer
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Job Description

This is an entry-level engineering position where you will be working on supporting customers with their design and development of USB Type-C and USB-PD (USB Power Delivery) interface products. You will be working with Top OEMs in the consumer electronics industry (PCs, Notebooks, Smartphones, Docking Stations, etc). The various tasks that this position could be responsible for include: Creation or review of reference schematics for customers; Developing demo firmware; Validation of firmware and hardware against customer requirements Bring-up of customer hardware (Integration of Cypress delivered firmware with customer's hardware); Testing and validation of Cypress Firmware on Customer's Hardware; Writing Application notes for Type-C and USB-PD Applications; Creating reference designs; Training customers on Cypress solutions for USB-PD and Type-C; This is a great opportunity to work on a cutting edge technology like Type-C and USB-PD. See http://www.cypress.com/Type-C for an overview solutions offered by Cypress in this space.

Required Skills

Bachelors degree in Electrical/Computer/Electronics Engineering; 0 to 2 Years of experience in Applications Engineering or Systems Engineering; Embedded Firmware Development experience; Strong hardware design skills; Good customer communication skills; Good technical writing skills; Experience with development and support of designs that use Micro-controllers or USB Controllers; Experience with AC-DC power controllers and DC-DC power controllers is a plus; Experience with video display protocols (DisplayPort and HDMI) is a plus; Good system level debugging skills; Willingness to travel to customer sites for on-site support

Cypress is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, or status as a Protected Veteran.

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San Jose, California, United States

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Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (Cypress)is a broad-line semiconductor company. The Company delivers mixed-signal, programmable solutions. Cypress also offers wired and wireless connectivity solutions. Cypress serves markets, including consumer, computation, data communications, automotive and industrial and white goods. Cypress's reportable segment includes Consumer and Computation Division, Data Communications Division, Memory and Imaging DivisionOther On September 29, 2008, Cypress spun-off its majority owned subsidiary, SunPower Corporation (SunPower). In July 2008, Cypress completed the sale of certain product lines of its subsidiary, Silicon Light Machines (SLM), to Dainippon Screen Manufacturing Co. Ltd. In September 2008, Cypress acquired Simtek Corporation (Simtek) through the merger of its wholly owned subsidiary Copper Acquisition Corporation with and into Simtek Corporation. (Source: 10-K)