Principal Application Engineer-CMOS in Santa Clara, CA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 8/5/2022

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Job Description

JobID: 392549

Johnson Service Group is currently searching for a talented Principal Application Engineer with our leading global semiconductor customer.


  • Responsible for providing technical leadership to integrate image sensor and system-on-a-chip solutions into customer products, including automotive safety systems, and automotive viewing applications.
  • CCCD or CMOS image sensor experience, ideally in camera design is preferred.
  • Knowledge of imaging systems, image capture, video standards, image processing, display technologies, or graphics is plus.
  • Knowledge of image processing algorithms and their application to automotive imaging.
  • Understanding of HDR technology, and how pixel parameters affect image quality.
  • Ability for work with with imaging concepts such as color temperature, dark current, fixed pattern and temporal noise and how they impact image quality and/or tuning.
  • Familiarity with automotive imaging systems, modules, and safety standards.
  • Experience with the design and debug of discrete component systems.
  • Experience with imaging analysis tools and scripting languages, including Matlab and Python.
  • Diagnostics and debugging experience of embedded hardware (with familiarity with logic analyzers, bus analyzers, scopes and diagnostic equipment).


  • 5-8 years’ of experience in applications engineering for camera systems, semiconductor, or image sensor design.
  • Knowledge of mixed-signal circuits, semiconductors, or image processing algorithms and digital logic design.
  • Direct experience supporting customer hardware is required,
  • Candidate must have excellent presentation, communication, and writing skills.
  • A self-starter and team player with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, and to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Attention to detail and pride of ownership in development of high-quality products.
  • Commitment to timely support of internal and external customers, and to follow up on assigned action items.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Physics or equivalent is required. Graduate Degree in related area is a plus.
Compensation:  $155,000 midpoint salary, in addition to highly competitive benefits, stock, sign-on and annual bonus, etc. 

Relocation: Outstanding relocation package is available

Location: Santa Clara, CA (hybrid schedule may be available)

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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