USB Applications Engineer

Cirrus Logic

Posted Under: Austin, Texas jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs in zipcode 73301
Posted On: 2017-04-21 12:00:00

You will quickly be a key member of a growing team in building high performance USB-Audio products. You will be part of a talented team with a history of bringing world class differentiating Audio products. A corporate culture, location and environment that fosters innovation and repeatedly making the list for a "A Great Place to Work" you will not find a better working environment.


  • Work with Tier-1 customers and OEMs in the USB audio space
  • Assist with debug/bring up of new silicon
  • Assist with product teardowns and competitive analysis
  • Develop schematics for evaluation boards and reference designs
  • Generate datasheet and application notes for new products and technologies
  • Review customer schematics and PCB layouts
  • Travel (domestic/international) when needed to help resolve problems on-site
  • Identify and help resolve signal quality, ESD, EMI, and USB compliance issues
  • Attend USB Plug Fest as needed to resolve interoperability issues
  • Use USB analyzers and help debug protocol issues
  • Manage multiple customer engagements simultaneously

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors/Master's degree in Electrical/Computer/Electronics Engineering and 7+ years' experience in semiconductor applications with USB systems
  • Strong problem solving skills for embedded hardware, firmware, and software
  • Proficient using schematic capture tools for design and PCB layout tools for review of boards
  • Must have both analog and digital circuit design and debugging experience
  • Experience with programming in C programming and good understanding of a standard software development methodology
  • Self-motivated with drive to complete task on or ahead of schedule
  • Strong verbal and written English communication ability
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • USB protocol knowledge and debug experience
  • USB PD design and debug experience
  • Experience with audio protocols like I2S, LJ, TDM and communication protocols like I2C, SPI