Audio Amplifier Applications Engineer


Cirrus Logic


Posted Under: Austin, Texas jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs in zipcode 73301
Posted On: 2017-04-21 20:00:00

This position is part of the Applications Engineering team that is focused on supporting audio amplifiers for mobile customers. You will play a fundamental role in bringing to market next-generation devices for Cirrus' growing audio business and ensuring that our customers can easily and effectively integrate our devices into their end products.

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct engineering support for Cirrus Logic customers and field personnel
  • Develop reference designs and demonstration platforms
  • Develop application notes, white papers, demo-board, and reference-design manuals
  • Develop firmware and RTL modules for customer reference and demonstration
  • Execute customer-application focused data collection and circuit analysis
  • Contribute to next-generation audio product definition
  • Collaborate and communicate closely with IC Design engineers, Systems engineers and Validation engineers to understand and define design requirements and customer use cases.
  • Autonomously manage tasks and priorities
  • Travel approximately 2 weeks per year, domestically and abroad

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • BSEE and a minimum of 5 years of experience or MSEE and a minimum of 3 years of experience in the semiconductor industry
  • Mixed-signal hardware and audio-related backgrounds are strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated aptitude in system understanding of various industry interface standards such as I2C, SPI, USB, UART, I2S or high speed control/data bus examples.
  • Experience in component selection, schematic entry and knowledge of PCB layout design.
  • Familiarity with scripting/programming language such as Verilog, C, Python, MATLAB or similar
  • Solid hands-on experience in lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, audio analyzers, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers.
  • Experience with analyzing and evaluating audio products with hardware tools such as Audio Precision analyzers.