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Sr Staff Applications Engineer

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Date: Feb 24, 2018

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Cypress Semiconductor Intl

Job ID

Requisition Id:- 9862

Job Description

This is an engineering position for a highly experienced expert Power Applications Engineer. In this role, you will be working on supporting current generation strategic customers with their designs of USB-PD Power Adapters and also defining next generation Power delivery ICs and reference designs. You will be working with Top OEMs in the consumer electronics industry (PCs, Notebooks, Smartphones etc) to help with current generation designs and next generation products. 


The various tasks that this position would be responsible for include: 

Defining reference schematics for power supply / power conversion applications for USB Power Delivery Products; 

Reviewing customers designs and fixing problems related to power efficiency, load testing, ripple testing, ESD / EMI / EFT testing; 

Review PCB layout for power adapter applications; 

Writing hardware design guideline application notes for power-adapter applications; 

Definition of power system architecture for next generation silicon ICs for USB-PD; 

In conjunction with partners, own the design and development of ready-to-go reference designs for USB-PD power adapter applications; 

Work closely with IC design team and Firmware team to develop production-worthy designs for Power adapter applications;


Bachelors degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering; 

7+ Years (or MS + 5 years) of experience as an Electrical Engineer in an Applications Engineering or Systems Engineering role focussed on power systems or power conversion applications;

Experienced in delivering power adapter reference designs or end products from concept to production including safety testing and UL testing; 

Strong background in design and development of AC/DC power conversion products;

Embedded Firmware Development experience is not required but considered a plus; 

Strong hardware design skills including PCB layout for power supply applications; 

Knowledge of layout and design techniques to successfully pass Class A and Class B safety tests for power adapters (ESD, EFT, etc); 

Knowledge of layout techniques to reduce EMI on power supply applications; 

Good customer communication skills; 

Good technical writing skills; 


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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