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Senior Manager - Product Applications Engineering

Date: Jun 28, 2019

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Job ID

Requisition Id:- 17326

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,  USB-C and Power Delivery (PD) controllers for Personal Computers, Tablets, Mobile Phones, Chargers, Docks/Dongles and Display products.

Cypress Semiconductor, San Jose is looking for an experienced manager who can manage the Applications team for Power Delivery products. The job duties include the following:

  • Manage a team of Applications Engineers who support customers and generate reference designs, solutions and technical documentation for USB Power Delivery Products
  • Train Applications Engineers and Field Engineers on Power Supply products (AC-DC and DC-DC) and USB Power Delivery
  • Engage with strategic customers to manage support of customer designs and ensure that there are no escalations
  • Lead the communication and support strategy for all USB-PD charger designs world-wide
  • Lead the hardware design effort for all power supply reference designs (AC-DC and DC-DC)
  • Manage the development of Applications Collateral (Application notes and Datasheets) 
  • Manage the creation of external requirements for new products (Silicon, Reference Designs and Firmware) 

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


10-15 years of relevant work experience (out of which at least 5 years should be in a management or leadership role)

Ability to work with a variety of internal teams in Hardware and Software Engineering, Systems, Field Applications Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Standards Bodies (USB-IF) and external customers
Experience with HW design for interface products and/or power conversion products - understand the PCB design layout and schematic capture, ability to pick right components based on system requirements
Hands on debugging of Interface products and Microcontroller products
Experience with lab equipment such as oscilloscope, protocol analyzers
Understanding of various host interfaces: USB, I2C, UART, SPI, etc

Knowledge of analog design, power management circuits like switching regulators/LDO/DC-DC converters
Experience in embedded system design or applications/customer support
Demonstrate ability to design turnkey solution and understand all aspects of product life cycle are a plus

Experience in development of end products all the way from concept to production of turnkey reference designs for chargers and power supplies 
Strong team-player and practical hands-on problem solver
Ability to multitask in a high energy environment

Has the ability to drive architecture of both customer designs and internal reference designs

Capable of engaging with standards bodies (like USB-IF) and driving improvements and engineering changes
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and enthusiasm for solving customer problems in a collaborative manner


Cypress is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, or status as a Protected Veteran.


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Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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