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Senior Applications Engineer

Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Job ID

Requisition Id:- 17264

Job Description

Come join our Wired USB division at Cypress where we are working with top consumer electronic OEMs to provide complete system level solutions for USB-C and Power Delivery products. Cypress is the world-leader in USB-C and Power Delivery controllers for Personal Computers, Mobile Phones, Chargers, Docks/Dongles, Automotive Charging Ports and Display products.  

As an experienced applications Engineer, you will co-develop and help our strategic customers design and build USB Type-C and Power Delivery interfaces into their systems. You will also work closely with engineering and sales and marketing to help further grow our USB-C business.

Job responsibilities would include:

Creation or review of reference schematics for customers; 
Developing and customizing firmware for customers requirements; 
Validation of firmware and hardware against customer requirements
Bring-up of customer hardware (Integration of Cypress delivered firmware with customer's hardware); 
Testing and validation of Cypress Firmware on Customer's Hardware; 
Writing Application notes for USB-C and USB-PD Applications; 
Creating reference designs; 
Training customers and field engineers on Cypress solutions for USB-PD and USB-C;

Come up with external requirements for new products (Silicon, Reference Designs and FW) 

This is a great opportunity to work on a cutting edge technology like USB-C and USB-PD. See for an overview solutions offered by Cypress in this space.


Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical/Computer/Electronics Engineering; 
2 to 3 Years of experience in Applications Engineering or Systems Engineering or related positions; 
Embedded Firmware Development experience using C-programming language; 
Strong hardware design skills; 
Good customer communication skills;
Good technical writing skills;

Knowledge of communication protocols like I2C, SPI and UART;

Good debugging skills and experience using logic analyzers, protocol analyzers and oscilloscopes
Experience with development and support of designs that use Micro-controllers or USB Controllers; 
Experience with AC-DC power controllers and DC-DC power controllers is a plus; 
Experience with video display protocols (DisplayPort and HDMI) is a plus;

Experience with Cypress Microcontrollers or USB controllers is a plus;
Good system level debugging skills; 
Willingness to travel to customer sites for on-site support;


Cypress is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation.


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