August 25, 2016
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Entry-Level Applications Engineer

Maxim Integrated - San Jose, CA

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  • Company
    Maxim Integrated Maxim Integrated
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Minimum Degree Required
Bachelor's Degree

Career Level
See Requirements Below

Job Description

Maxim Integrated is a highly successful, $2.4 billion company. With offices and manufacturing sites around the world, we design award-winning semiconductors that make the world more integrated. We also know that it s our people who make us a great company. So we reward bold thinking, teamwork, personal growth, and community involvement. Want to make a difference and be challenged every day* Join us at Maxim Integrated. With analog integration, the possibilities are endless.

Maxim's Launch Program offers graduates and new talent within the industry the opportunity to gain hands-on professional experience within an innovative, global company.

New hires can expect:


The opportunity to own projects and make an impact at a 8,000+ employee company

Exposure to executive leadership, up to, and including, the CEO

Competitive total rewards package: base + bonus, stock options (for eligible positions), comprehensive benefits package, 401(k) with company contributions and immediate vesting, and generous time-off policy (17 vacation days and paid holidays)

Educational assistance programs

Employee discounts at local businesses: gym memberships, cell phone service, entertainment, and more

Company-sponsored sports leagues, community activities and races

Maxim is seeking several Entry-Level Applications Engineers to support our various product lines at locations nationwide. Possible locations include: San Jose, CA (Headquarters); Portland, OR; Co Springs, CO; Chandler, AZ; Chelmsford, MA; Dallas, TX; Austin, TX; Brighton, MI.

Job Description:
Engineers qualifying for this position will be responsible for supporting the development of ICs within one or more of our business units: Automotive, Cloud & Data, Mobile Solutions, Industrial & Medical, Micros & Security, Core Products, or Advanced Research & Development.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:


Providing technical support to key customers

Designing evaluation kits for new products including PCB design, firmware development, PC-based GUI development

Creating custom board-level designs for our customers

Writing application notes

Evaluating and documenting new products

Defining and helping to develop new products and architectures

This is an excellent opportunity to work with some of the best circuit designers in the industry armed with the tools, knowledge, and technologies of the leader in power management electronics.

Specific Responsibilities will include some or all of these:

1. New product evaluation. Hands-on lab work, both as an individual and with a team, is required to verify the performance of a specific circuit etc. Prepare evaluation reports and other supporting documentation. Understanding system and circuit design is essential.

2. Development of application literature. Create data sheets, lab reports, and application notes that help the customer effectively use Maxim s products.

3. Application circuit development. There is frequent need to develop new application circuits and reference designs. These circuits address customer/market application problems and can be quite involved.

4. Customer support tasks. Address problems associated with bringing Maxim s products into volume production in the customer s product. This could be described as doing whatever is necessary to secure a design win or sustain the business. Such tasks include, but are not confined to, direct customer support, securing samples, driving business management to improve delivery times, answering questions brought up by the business management group, helping out the failure analysis and quality groups when they have problems or questions.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor s or Master s degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred; Computer Engineering and Software Engineering are applicable to some positions

Understanding of transistor-level circuit design

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications


Strong knowledge of electrical/computer/software engineering fundamentals

Strong analytical skills

Digital and software design skills

Understanding of circuit simulation tools and techniques and/or software development tools and techniques

Hands-on experience with lab equipment (i.e., oscilloscope, electronic-load, DAQ)

Experience debugging circuits

Ability to self-manage and meet deadlines

Can work both independently and with a cross-functional team

Maxim Integrated is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer

Relocation Assistance Available

Visa Sponsorship Available