Applications Engineer

Texas Instruments Incorporated Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 4 weeks ago

About TI

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world's brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping about 100,000 customers transform the future, today. We're committed to building a better future from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors, to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities and developing great minds. Put your talent to work with us change the world, love your job!

TI's SimpleLink Product Line is a leading provider of wireless connectivity solutions in the growing IoT space. Our portfolio includes Wireless microcontrollers, network processors and RF transceivers and we cater to hundreds of customers in many different market segments including industrial, automotive and consumer electronics. We are in an expansive growth phase, leading the Wireless microcontroller market where we are strongly driving innovation in both technology and go to market strategies.

About the job

This position provides a unique opportunity as one of our hardware application team members whose charter is to support a variety of SimpleLink products from a hardware and driver-level software perspective. Applications teams at Texas Instruments SimpleLink consist of teams of technical experts who are focused on leading-edge Wi-Fi and low power RF products. We have a strong customer commitment and a great team spirit. If you are looking for an interesting and challenging position with a wide range of exciting responsibilities, you've come to the right place.

In this position, you will be part of a team working both directly with TI customers and mass market customers to determine and solve their major design challenges and partner with them on creating solutions that focus on ease-of-use and add value to their product. In addition, you'll be a very important link between our customers and various R&D teams.

This role is responsible for application support for the SimpleLink product line. Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical applications support to the company's sales staff, Field Applications Engineers as well as direct support to customers with a focus on RF and hardware issues, but also including driver-level software issues.

  • Answer customer questions and supporting design-in activities for release products including form and e-mail questions from customers and debug of customer problems by re-crating issues in our evaluation boards and/or customer boards.

  • Develop technical documentation including application notes, data sheets, user guides, design notes and white papers.

  • Assist in implementing fully functional demonstration systems in the form of C/C code for customers, in order to solve their technical issues.

  • Conduct internal as well as customer training, through training events like FAE summits, TI Tech Days or written materials.

  • Create reference designs, requiring system design expertise, hardware and software integration and verification knowledge.

  • Develop hardware reference designs and RF development kits.

To be considered for this positions, please apply.

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, ECE, or related field

  • 5 years of relevant experience

  • Experience in applications support of MCU products

  • Solid Software debugging skills (Hardware debugging skills a plus)

  • Strong technical background, with the ability to produce high quality technical documentation

Preferred qualifications

  • Meet challenging, customer driven deadlines.

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

  • Strong sense of ownership and personal accountability, while working in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.

  • Good knowledge of RF lab environment, including instruments used for RF hardware development and verification.

  • Creativity and drive to solve problems; desire and ability to drive change and beat expectations.

  • Good understanding of Microcontrollers (ARM-CMx, MSP430 etc) and RF components.

  • Proven knowledge in schematics, layout and digital components is needed, along with a good understanding of analog circuitry.

  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English.

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Applications Engineer

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