Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.
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As an FPGA Embedded Solutions Engineer / Field Applications Engineer (ESE/FAE), you will engage with clients to create technical solutions while identifying and building new business using your engineering expertise. You will be expected to reframe their thinking and build consensus for Microchip's solutions, co-creating value by delivering the freedom to innovate.
Be an authority on all phases of programmable logic design, including requirements analysis, HDL code development and simulation, embedded hard and soft processor system design, synthesis optimizations, place and route constraints, timing closure, board-level schematic reviews, and FPGA hardware development and debug tools.
Advise on implementation of innovative ideas and solutions for assigned clients.
Utilize engineering design skills, techniques and knowledge to help the client decrease time to market, reduce overall system cost and improve end product performance.
Provides pre-sales and post-sales technical support for the development and implementation of complex products, applications and solutions across all Microchip product lines, with an emphasis on FPGAs.
Utilize the Microchip Client Engagement Process to drive design wins to revenue at assigned clients
Use insight and influencing skills to offer clients unique perspectives on technology that links to Microchip solutions.
Identify key client stakeholders and coach them to build consensus for Microchip solutions within their organization.
Contribute and participate within a global team environment to successfully develop and implement strategies for assigned clients across all global locations.
Communicate effectively with Microchip Business Units for technical assistance and to provide quantifiable feedback to measure ROI in assigned client investments (solutions and products).
Coach, mentor and train other ESEs as needed.
Assist launches of new product introductions.
Engineering Skill Set Required
In-depth experience with Microsemi, Xilinx or Altera FPGA devices and a deep knowledge of Verilog or VHDL languages.
Embedded processor experience with knowledge of C, and software debug tools such as Keil, IAR or Eclipse.
Experience with Libero, Vivado or Quartus Design Software, as well as EDA tools for FPGA design is required.
Creativity and initiative to see a client need then to take the steps necessary to meet that need; includes developing a custom RTL block, building a custom reference design, and/or bringing in other Microchip solutions.
Ability to construct a system level block diagram of the product being developed.
Board level experience including power supply decoupling, high speed signal terminations and routing.
System level debug experience to assist clients in identifying the root cause of a technical issue.
Qualifications and Experience
7+ years of relevant industry experience with FPGA-based architecture definition, design, and support, including High Speed Serial IO and/or Embedded Processor.
5+ years of experience with lab equipment such as oscilloscopes and signal analyzers.
5+ years of experience in semiconductor applications/sales.
Strong problem-solving and debugging skills, with ability to work in a matrixed team environment.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with a strong academic track record.
Familiarity with digital/analog aerospace products and designs are bonus.
Technical Skills (see Engineering Skill Set Required).
Strategic/Critical ThinkingSystematically solves problems and hypothesizes possible client pain points, expectations, and implicit needs; brainstorms with team members to devise solutions to solve complex client challenges.
CommunicationTailors communication to the client's needs with authority; effectively delivers presentations and has strong verbal and written communication skills.
Interpersonal InfluenceUses rational and emotional drivers that would appeal to clients to drive conversations to elements of value for both parties.
NetworkingIdentifies the right client stakeholders and builds connections quickly to drive consensus for design wins; works cooperatively with a wide range of internal stakeholders for success.
OwnershipGoes out of his or her way to complete a task and has relentless drive to achieve results; is independent and self-directed, and takes initiative.
Workflow/Project ManagementSets clear, realistic, and time-bound objectives that align to business growth; breaks each objective into tasks and process steps that can be achieved within a realistic timeframe.
Adaptability Ability to manage multiple customer engagements simultaneously, and work with client design teams across a variety of markets and applications. Identify and communicate Microchip product differentiators targeting specific customer products.
Microchip's non-commissioned total compensation and benefits package includes a competitive base salary, bonus aligned with company goals, employee stock purchase program, health insurance coverage, etc.
Opportunity to manage technical projects at accounts on an entrepreneurial and collaborative basis.
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