Applications Engineer

(Job ID: mca 1-190630)

Position Summary:

Contribute to the front end phases of technology and product development. Work closely with Design and Architecture teams to bring-up complex Audio/Video SoCs in a real consumer application environment. Provide timely design-in support to tier-1 customers. Specific focus on DisplayPort, HDMI and high speed serializer / deserializer products.

The position is located in San Jose, California.


Job responsibilities will include initial SoC silicon bring-up, detailed system level validation, characterization, certification, interoperability testing and customer design-in support.

The owner of the position is expected to:

  • Develop and execute validation, characterization and system interoperability test plans
  • Develop automated silicon and software validation, characterization and interoperability test environments.
  • Communicate various test results to internal teams and key customers
  • Interact with cross-functional teams for product specification, design, test, product and customer marketing related matters
  • Understand thoroughly the product application firmware architecture and contribute in development if necessary, C language skills required.
  • Be familiar with debug of complex system issues


Must Have:

  • In-depth understanding of Analog and Digital design fundamentals
  • Hands-on system level knowledge of at least one of the interfaces (e.g. PCIe, USB, SATA, HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA, DVI, LVDS, I2C)
  • Hands-on experience with Lab Equipment such as High speed stressed signal generators, real time scopes and logic/protocol analyzers
    Some experience in C/C++ and script language (e.g. Python) based software development
  • Software or Systems Quality Assurance
  • Some Silicon / system bring-up and validation experience
  • Able to work in the U.S. without sponsorship (no visa sponsorship)

Nice to Have:

  • Some understanding of embedded system architecture and design
  • Some direct customer design-in support experience
  • Good teamwork, leadership and analytical skills


  • Minimum 2-5 year experience in embedded systems development and validation


  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or related disciplines

To Apply:

  • Submit resume and credentials to