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FAE - Applications Engineer - Microcontrollers

STMicroelectronics in Santa Clara, CA, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

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“Great Growth Opportunity! Smart Technology!”

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STMicroelectronics is a world leader in providing the semiconductor solutions that make a positive contribution to people’s lives, both today and in the future. ST is one of the world’s largest semiconductor companies as a leading Integrated Device Manufacturer serving all electronics segments with key strengths in Sense and Power, Automotive, and Embedded Processing Solutions. STMicroelectronics has the need for a Field Applications Engineer in the Burlington, Massachusetts office to provide technical support for the development and implementation of customer microcontroller applications, to continue growth and success in making a difference in people’s lives.

Position Description
This outstanding opportunity allows technically-minded engineers to broaden their system engineering skills and application knowledge, while gaining sales and marketing experience. Our vibrant and dynamic team-oriented work environment offers exposure to a variety of state-of-the art applications technology each day. As a member of our team you will play a key role in securing ST customer commitments and win business by working on-site with customers in support of their engineering teams, who are developing a variety of applications. The primary area of focus will be microcontroller applications across a wide range of electronic markets using ST’s ARM Cortex-M based STM32 family.


Minimum Requirements
• BS Electrical or Electronic Engineering plus 2 years microcontroller application experience

To be effective in this role, this engineer is expected to:
• Recommend and implement microcontroller and/or processor solutions to customers
• Work closely with the sales and marketing team to align proper product offering to end customer opportunities
• Take customers’ designs to revenue by providing prompt and thorough technical support for on-going design activity
• Use expert knowledge to tailor feedback to the product division for new product development
• Present at ST technical conferences and facilitate product specific customer training sessions
• Travel to multiple locations for customer engagements

Preferred Qualifications
• 2+ years of experience that includes ARM MCU hardware, firmware, system software and system integration experience
• Code development and debugging skills in assembly, embedded C, C++ with and without a real time operating system
• Hardware troubleshooting skills using an oscilloscope, logic analyzers, and signal generators
• Experience with peripherals such as USART, SPI, I2C, USB, CAN and Ethernet with associated protocols in addition to analog peripherals that include ADC, DAC, comparators, and operational amplifiers
• Knowledge of graphics and DSP
• Knowledge of communication protocol stacks such as TCP/IP, Bluetooth Low Energy, and LoRa WAN
• Solid verbal and written communication skills; Proficiency in English is mandatory


About STMicroelectronics:

STMicroelectronics is a world leader in providing the semiconductor solutions that make a positive contribution to people’s lives, today and into the future.
◦Among the world’s largest semiconductor companies
◦A leading Integrated Device Manufacturer delivering solutions that are key to Smart Driving, Smart Industry, Smart Home & City and Smart Things
◦A leading technology innovator: ~7,400 people working in R&D and product design, ~18,000 patents, ~ 9,600 patent families and ~ 550 new patent filings in 2018
◦An unwavering commitment to sustainability

◦Corporate Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
◦President and CEO: Jean-Marc Chery
◦2018 revenues: $9.66 billion
◦~46,000 employees worldwide
◦80 sales & marketing offices in 35 countries
◦More than 100,000 customers worldwide
◦11 main manufacturing sites
◦Public since 1994: shares traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: STM), Euronext Paris, and Borsa Italiana
◦Created as SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics in June 1987, from merger of SGS Microelettronica (Italy) and Thomson Semiconducteurs (France)
◦Renamed STMicroelectronics in May 1998
◦Find out more in our company presentation