Sr. Staff Application Engineer - Automotive Sensors




  • Primarily responsible in functional evaluation of image sensors and image quality to determine if it meets design targets and application requirements
  • Provides technical support of OmniVision leading-edge CMOS Imaging Sensor products
  • Drives business for OmniVision, using technical expertise and working directly with customers as part of the sales team at the appropriate levels of management to establish criteria for successful account engagement
  • Assists technical teams, including manufacturing and design engineering teams to establish value for OmniVision products and key differentiators from competitors
  • Works closely with sales management to understand business opportunities, managing resource levels effectively with the department and aligning appropriate technical resources to support sales engagements
  • Works closely with marketing and product managers to define new products and provides insights from the field back to these groups
  • Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure effective and efficient operations of applications engineering
  • Performs other projects and duties as assigned


  • BSEE, related degree, or equivalent work experience; MSEE is a plus
  • Minimum of five years plus of experience working in the semiconductor industry with practical knowledge of CMOS Image Sensor technology, including color and image quality
  • Technical knowledge of a broad range of products spanning a complete design flow or technology area
  • Thorough understanding of systems level hardware design and debugging, firmware and/or software is a plus