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Applications Engineer
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Microsemi | Bend, OR
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Job Description

Microsemi's Discrete Products Group (DPG) provides one of the industry's most comprehensive high reliability power discrete, module, and RF/microwave semiconductor product portfolios in the market today. These products are targeted at high reliability applications across multiple markets including industrial, aerospace, and defense.

We're searching for a dynamic entry level power applications engineer with a strong technical background in power and analog electronics. As a power applications engineer within Microsemi's Power and Discrete Business, you'll be one of the key team members providing technical support to our Aerospace and Defense Customers across the globe.

In this role, you'll collaborate with marketing and sales to grow Microsemi Power and Discrete revenue at targeted space customers with the opportunity to expand into other markets. This will require working with products experts and an array of high reliability customers focused on space end applications to solve complex problems on a daily basis. Exposure to power levels ranging from 10W to 10kW++ is expected.

You'll work with marketing to prioritize and then create: application focused technical collateral, hardware demonstration platforms, and benchmarking to help position and support customers using our products.

This this individual will have the responsibility to lead the development of applications collateral for new products being introduced into the market. They will provide insight into the direction of emerging industry trends and "be connected" to the engineering management teams at key customers, ensure technical content and application tools are easily assessable to our customers via the website or internal distribution for your focused market and develop technical position collateral for "key" products.

This candidate will provide quick and concise applications support for switching, linear power conversion, diodes, and transistors to direct customers, internal and external sales, and distribution as well as support Strategic Marketing to translate future platform requirements into next generation products.

The ideal candidate will have experience in power and analog disciplines applicable to high reliability markets. The ability to collaborate effectively with customers to solve their complete power system requirements utilizing Microsemi's power and discrete components is required. Strong communication skills, problem solving, and the ability to proactively drive customer activity are a must.

Experience with design, analysis, and debug of related circuits or sub-systems is required. The ability to run simulations, and create/ review schematics and board layout is required. The ability to help customers debug board level issues is required.

Minimum Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering or related
* 2 years of related experience
* Technical background in power electronics, motor control, and/or analog design
* Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of the time
* Systematic approach to problem solving and organization
* US Citizen or Green Card Holder

Preferred Qualifications:

* Master's degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering
* Internship at Space or Defense Contractor
* Experience in the design and development of power system platforms preferably in ACDC power supplies, DCDC converters as well as familiarity with inverter platforms
* Knowledge of power semiconductor devices such as TVS and other diodes, IGBTs, MOSFFETs, Wide Band Gap devices such as SiC and GaN, gate drivers and controller ICs would be a plus.

US Citizenship/Permanent US Residency requirements as outlined below:

This job requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by the export laws of the United States. Candidates are required to provide proof of either US citizenship, Permanent US residency or classification as a protected individual as defined in 8 USC 1324b (a) (3).

Microsemi is an EEO/AAP employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status or status as a disabled veteran.

Microsemi offers market-based salaries and competitive packages, including 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision as well as Education Reimbursement.

This position could also be based in Lawrence, MA.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

About Microsemi

Microsemi Corporation is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits and high-reliability semiconductors. The Company's semiconductors manage and control or regulate power, protect against transient voltage spikes and transmit, receive and amplify signals. The Company's products include individual components, as well as integrated circuit solutions. Its semiconductors manage and control or regulate power, protect against transient voltage spikes and transmit, receive and amplify signals. The principal end markets that it serves include commercial air / satellite, defense, industrial / semicap, medical, mobile / connectivity and notebook / liquid crystal display (LCD) televisions / display. In April 2009, it acquired the Space Level Power Products business of Spectrum Microwave, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spectrum Control, Inc. In April 2009, Microsemi Corp. acquired Endwave Corporation's defense electronics and security (D&S) business.