Senior / Field Application Engineer

Posted 12 January 2023
Salary 90-100K
Job type Permanent
DisciplineIndustrial & Engineering
ContactMadeline Ng

Job description

Our client is a leading semiconductor industry, specializing in designs and manufactures innovative power transistors and amplifiers for advanced 5G Wireless Communications, ISM band, as well as Aerospace & Defense applications. They are currently looking for a Senior / Field Application Engineer to join their dynamic team. 


Job Description

You are the link between product development, customers, and sales. Your primary goal is to support the customers in pre-sales technical activities. These include, supporting the customers in selecting the right product from their product portfolio, assisting customers in solving any technical issues related to company’s products during the design cycle, to finally mass production and the launch of their end products. You are also expected to provide post-sales technical support when the customers face technical issues with the products after they have launch their end products into the market.


This position requires in-depth product knowledge. You will also need to be familiar with the product development process from R&D, testing through to production. As you will have direct contact with customers, you must have excellent communication skills, a strong team player, able to collaborate and work closely with channel partners, internal sales, product and development teams to achieve company goals and objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Securing design-wins will be your key objective.
  • Responsible for pre-sales as well as post-sales technical support of our products for applications into all relevant wireless communications markets which includes, but not limited to, all forms of wireless communication systems, such as, cellular, aerospace, defense, satellite, 2-way radios, as well as test equipment.
  • Provide application/product training to customers, channel partners and our sales team.
  • Work with business unit product team to develop reference designs, demo boards, evaluations kits, application notes and technical white papers.
  • Characterization of products based on customers’ requirements.
  • Support customers in evaluation and debugging of the products.
  • In post-sales application support, conduct failure analysis to determine root cause of failure.

Education and Experience:

  • Engineering or Science Degree in Electrical, Electronic or equivalent; specialization in RF and/or Microwave is preferred.
  • Experience in RF and/or Microwave in R&D or Application Engineering highly preferred.
  • Expertise in the area of RF Large Signal Design and Applications highly preferred.
  • Working experience with GaN, GaAs and LDMOS RF products highly preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Good understanding and insight into customers’ target application for the type of products.
  • Ability to present and explain complex technical ideas to a variety of audiences.
  • Basic sales or commercial acumen will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated expertise in setting up and using RF/Microwave test equipment.
  • RF/Microwave circuits design, PCB layout/fabrication, testing and verification.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong RF technical background.
  • RF/Microwave system knowledge and design experience will be an added advantage.
  • Keen problem-solving skillset.
  • Ability to work as part of a team to solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate product and application suggestions to sales and marketing team.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.