Applications Engineer in Waterloo at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 12/27/2021

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Job Description

JobID: 387074

JSG is looking for an Applications Engineer to work for one of our Clients.  This person would focus on ultra-low power wireless applications and create standard and custom semiconductor solutions for customers in the portable, medical, hearing aid, industrial, and automotive markets.


  • Collaborate with the Sales team and customers to design chip solutions for their products.
  • Prepare products to go to market by checking the user experience and creating reference designs and demos.
  • Train Field Applications Engineers, Technical Sales Engineers, and Distribution professionals on new releases.
  • Foster relationships with strategic customers to collect insights that will guide the definition of the next products on our roadmap.
  • Continuously add to and develop the Client knowledge database with everything you learn about our products and applications.
  • Write application notes, blog posts and Community Forums posts and produce product videos. This Application Engineer will also contribute to articles for industry publications.
  • Travel around the world to customer sites, conferences, or other Client offices, up to 25% of the time.
  • Play a significant role in the part of the team that creates semiconductor solutions that improve people’s lives.


  • Undergraduate technical degree: Electrical Engineering (BSEE), Computer Engineering (BSCE), Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Science, or similar.
  • 5+ years of experience in embedded systems design, firmware, or relevant/equivalent skillset.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to present well in front of the customer.
  • Firmware experience with ARM Cortex M in an Eclipse, Keil, or IAR environment.
  • Experience with at least one of the following communication interfaces: I2C, I3C, SPI, UART, or DMA.
  • Experience with at least one of the following low-power wireless technologies: Bluetooth Low Energy, magnetic induction, protocols, etc.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and debugging using oscilloscopes, multimeters and/or RF/logic signal analyzers.
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Resourcefulness: eagerness to learn and succeed while being challenged.
  • Ability to travel internationally.

A plus to have any of the following:

  • Experience in consumer and medical electronics design and production.
  • Experience in audio processing, wireless audio, or digital signal processing,
  • Experience with PCB design and tools: schematic capture and layout.
  • Knowledge of medical quality and design standards.
  • Experience with high level and scripting languages such as C, Python, or PERL.
  • RF measurement experience.
  • Experience with Atlasian tools.


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