Power Management Hardware Field Application Engineer

Engineering - Hardware San Jose, California


Position at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Job Title: Power Management Hardware Field Application Engineer


Samsung Semiconductor Inc. is looking for an experienced Hardware Application Engineer with strong background and hands-on experience on PMIC area for smartphone, memory, display and other portable consumer electronics. This position works in all phases of a product cycle from technical documentation, system design and integration, PCB schematic and layout design, board bring-up and test, and working with customers to solve production issues. This individual will also work closely with cross function teams in Samsung USA and Korea, including circuit/system design teams, ATE test teams, SW teams, marketing and application engineering teams.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with customers, technical marketing teams and design teams to define, develop and evaluate new PMIC products
  • Work on system level design, PCB layout, evaluation board bring-up and test
  • Create datasheets and application notes
  • Support customers design-in activities


Required Skills:

  • Hands-on experience in designing power management systems such as buck, boost, buck-boost, charge pumps and LDOs.
  • Knowledge in power converter topologies, power devices, magnetics and control loop
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with customers to solve their complete power system requirements utilizing SLSI’s components
  • Support customers to debug board level issues
  • Ability to advocate for customer needs (with an understanding of “why”) and guide SLSI’s PMIC product groups
  • Lab testing skills to evaluate prototypes to the design specification
  • Proficiency in using schematic entry, circuit simulation and PCB layout tools
  • Good written and verbal communications skills, and work effectively across multiple regions
  • Travel locally and internationally (20%)
  • BS (with 5+ years)


Preferred Skills:

  • MS (with 3+ years) or PhD in Electrical Engineering



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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