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Field Applications Engineer - Power - San Francisco, CA #4817306

Company: Texas Instruments

Date: 04/17/2018

Category: Electronics and Components Manufacturing

City: San Francisco, CA

Job ID 22876BR Job Posting Title Field Applications Engineer - Power Job Description As a global semiconductor company operating in 35 countries, Texas Instruments (TI) is first and foremost a reflection of its people. From the TIer who unveiled the first working integrated circuit in 1958 to the more than 30,000 TIers around the world today who design, manufacture and sell analog and embedded processing chips, we are problem-solvers collaborating to change the world through technology. Put your talent to work with us – change the world, love your job!

About the Job

This is a great opportunity to work with a high-profile customer account with a steady stream of existing business and good growth potential. Here, you’ll be part of a results-oriented account team.

In this role, you’ll drive technology discussions and design ins for power products with a focus on maximizing share, growing NR, forming deep customer relationships and driving exemplary customer satisfaction. You will have direct interface to the customer, providing technical guidance and support such as product recommendations, schematic review, PCB layout and validation reports. The role requires a heavy presence on-site at the customer in order to provide design assistance and perform board validation and troubleshooting.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in power electronics, specifically covering non-isolated DC/DC regulators such as buck, boosts, hot-swaps and LDOs. Experience in AC/DC and isolated DC/DC is a plus. The ability to collaborate effectively with customers to solve their complete analog system requirements utilizing TI components is required. Strong communication skills and the ability to proactively drive customer activity are a must. Hands-on skills in the lab to do validation of power designs, troubleshoot issues, are a must-have. Ability and willingness to spend lab-time is critical. Role is expected to have ~60% lab-time.

We’re searching for a strong team player who can perform well within a constant interrupt-driven, customer-demanding environment where multi-tasking and time management skills are critical.

The person in this position must work/communicate well with TI’s global sales team, along with domestic and globally-located TI personnel. The ability to influence customers and internal decisions is essential. This person must be comfortable handling customers’ very high productivity/response time expectations and building credibility at all levels within their organization.

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Minimum Requirements:

• Minimum 5 years of relative experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related

• Experience with lab equipment, like oscilloscopes, along with soldering and debugging skills

• Deep understanding and experience with power electronics circuits such as DC-DC regulators, hot-swaps, FETs, and other analog components.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills

• Strong lab skills and ability to do complete power validation on DC-DC power including efficiency measurements, bode plot measurements, transient measurements, etc.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively with people in different functions

• Ability to work effectively in an interrupt-driven, fast-paced and rapidly changing environment

• Ability to take the initiative and drive for results

• Working knowledge of & ability to use PCB entry, CAD, and simulation tools such as SPICE, Simplis or Mathcad

To be considered for this position, please apply to this requisition.

Texas Instruments is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected characteristics, including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age. Job Opening Type Experienced Professional Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Level Degree

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Minimum Years of Experience 5 Regular / Temporary Regular Full-time / Part-time Full-Time Country United States Job Location(s) USA-California-Bay Area Virtual / Telecommute No

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