Manager, Field Application Engineering - IVI

Sales Detroit, Michigan Illinois Auburn, Michigan


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Job Title: Manager, Field Application Engineering




The candidate will be responsible for supporting customers’ development and operation on Samsung Semiconductor chipset, Samsung Exynos Auto V9 family and maintaining the relationships with automotive-related customers and 3rd parties. Additional responsibilities include the technical marketing, attending tech. show, and supporting the field and lab test.  The candidate will work in the office of Auburn Hills, MI and report to Sr. FAE manager of US New Business Enablement (NBE). The candidate can collaborate with people in the place with the different time zone globally, and also work well as a member of a team or group.



Job Responsibilities:

  • In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) SoC hardware
  • To provide the technical presentation to internal and external customers
  • To review and advise the system design from SoC hardware perspective
  • To debug issues and resolve them in corporation with the relative parties
  • To respond the customer’s inquiry immediately and get back the final results asap
  • To report the task progress periodically and escalate the critical issue in the timely manner
  • To support to build strategy ideas, market insight and trends for NBE


Required Skills: 

  • ~ 10 years of work experience in product development related role (development, system design, system integration) in Automotive supplier
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years Hardware Applications Engineering or Hardware Design experience or related work experience
  • Strong ability IVI system or SoC background
  • hands-on automotive related development/customer support in auto electronics system such as IVI, Telematics, and ADAS/Autonomous Driving
  • Ability to proactively manage customer expectations to influence customer relations and design decisions
  • Experience in development/support/commercialization of complex IVI/wireless/embedded/HW systems
  • Program Manager, managing complex technical projects as a hard expert
  • Strong understanding IVI system or auto electronics industry experience
  • Strong foundational knowledge of the automotive industry
  • Years of managing IVI and/or auto electronics technology related large scale customer projects and relationships
  • Excellent communication skills and presentation skills
  • Experience co-working engineers that are in independent functional organizations
  • Initiate and ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to travel (~25%) throughout the US


Preferred Skills: 

  • Korea speaking preferred but not required.



Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- the second largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays.


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