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Posted:
1/16/2018
Job Category:
Engineering
Applications Engineer
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Job Description

We are Silicon Labs. We are the leading provider of silicon, software and solutions for a smarter, more connected world

We hire the most innovative talent in the world to solve the industry's toughest problems, providing our customers with significant advantages in performance, energy savings, connectivity and design simplicity. Silicon Labs' software and mixed signal engineering teams create solutions for customers in diverse markets including the Internet of Things, (IoT), internet infrastructure, TV tuners, as well as automotive and consumer radios. Our solutions are in products from the market leaders in home automation, electric vehicles, green technology, smart TVs and home voice control automation. We take pride in our products and in our people, and that's one of the many reasons we continue to be awarded Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company by the Global Semiconductor Alliance.

What does the IoT Applications Engineering team do?

Silicon Labs applications engineers provide engineering technical collateral like documentation, code examples, and customer technical support for our IoT products, including multi-protocol wireless SoC's, 32-bit ARM Cortex-based MCU's, and Sensors. Silicon Labs Wireless portfolio includes many different transceivers and wireless MCUs for applications like Bluetooth, Zigbee, IEEE 802.15.4 mesh networking, and proprietary wireless radios. Our devices simplify design effort, reduce BOM cost and accelerate time to market for a wide range of industrial and communications applications.

The Regional Applications Engineering team at Silicon Labs is the critical link between our products and the end customer's success, and its primary function is to support our customer's rapid prototyping and development of their systems using our products. We are product experts and provide our customers with technical support and contribute to the knowledge base and technical documentation for the products.

Learn more about our wireless solutions here: https://www.silabs.com/products/wireless

Learn more about our 32-bit and 8-bit MCU's here: https://www.silabs.com/products/mcu

Learn more about our sensors here: https://www.silabs.com/products/sensors

What You Will Do:

In this role you will be working with our cutting edge wireless, MCU and/or sensor products. You will have a direct impact on the success of those products through your work with supporting our customers as they design and build connected systems.

Here is what your daily role will look like:

* Actively work with customers to answer technical questions on their design activities primarily via email and the Silicon Labs website community support portal
* Work closely with the sales team and field application engineers to answer customers' technical questions and assist them with debugging problems
* Write technical collateral, including knowledge base articles, quick start guides and code examples
* Improve the utility and ease of use for the technical collateral on our public website
* May deliver training material for Silicon Labs global sales and field engineers (and customers For APAC)

What Skills You Need:

* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering/Computer Science
* Entry-level candidates are welcome to apply, 2 or more years of work experience in an applicable industry and role are a plus
* Ability to work as a self-starter in a fast-paced and challenging environment
* Strong knowledge of electrical or computer engineering fundamentals and methodologies
* Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
* Strong high-level programming language proficiency: C required, Python a plus
* Proficiency with developing firmware for 32-bit ARM Cortex MCU's and/or wireless communication protocols a plus
* Experience with wireless communications such as BLE, 802.15.4 mesh networking, or sub-GHz proprietary radio communications a plus
* Experience with and a positive attitude towards providing technical support to customers over email/written formats in English
* Ability to learn new technologies to build and grow skills across MCU and Wireless technologies
* Experience with use of electronics laboratory equipment and measurement techniques
* Ability to troubleshoot and debug electronic systems, circuits, and devices
* Proficiency with MS Office tools or equivalent

Seem like a good fit for you? Apply now!

About Silicon Laboratories Inc.

Silicon Laboratories Inc. designs and develops mixed-signal analog intensive integrated circuits (ICs) for a range of applications. Its mixed-signal ICs are electronic components that convert analog signals, such as sound and radio waves, into digital signals that electronic products can process. The Company provides products for use in a variety of electronic products in a range of applications, including portable devices, satellite set top boxes, sensors, amplitude modulation/frequency modulation (AM/FM) radios, test and measurement equipment, personal video recorders, industrial monitoring and control, central office telephone equipment, customer premises equipment and networking equipment. Its products integrate mixed-signal functions that are frequently performed by numerous discrete components in products into single chips or chipsets. On July 29, 2008, the Company acquired Integration Associates. (Source: 10-K)