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The Applications/Hardware Engineer will be responsible for the testing, characterization and application electronics development of our TMR Magnetic Sensor Product Portfolio.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Involved with automation of lab measurements and developing of new test methods to characterize and benchmark TMR Magnetic Sensors.
  • Support the Test Team efforts by building, maintaining and upgrading the testbenches.
  • Generation of application circuits and demo boards with circuit design steps, component selection, circuit schematics, bill of materials, PCB layout, test procedures and reports.
  • Support Applications Team’s documentation efforts to enable customers to build and customize reference designs provided.
  • Ensure customer support by providing guidance for troubleshooting/analysis, competitive analysis, and solution generation, including FA support relative to applications and systems issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You Need for this Position

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Engineering degree Bac + 5 (Grandes Écoles or University) with a specialization in electronics.
  • 2-5years experience in the Electronics Industry in an Applications or Electronics Design role.
  • Demonstrated related experience in the areas of sensors, integrated circuits, PCB design with good hardware debugging skills is mandatory.
  • Proficiency in programming microcontrollers (STM32/MSP430/PICs) to enable rapid prototyping of sensors.
  • Programming languages required: Python and C / C ++.
  • An effective communicator with the ability to interface at all levels within the organization and cross functional teams both written and orally.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Knowledge in power electronics and magnetic simulation is a plus.
  • Experience with analog and mixed signal testing for multiple industrial and consumer applications.

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Responsibilities:

  • Work within Crocus Technology team in Grenoble (France) to optimize, improve and control fabrication processes for magneto-electronic sensor and memory products.
  • Interact with foundry partners to drive process and integration improvements and collect relevant process related data.
  • Interact with internal magnetics, test, device characterization and product teams to understand process, integration and yield requirements for product.
  • Build statistical models relating process parameters to product yield and use these to drive yield enhancement.
  • Provide regular yield reports to management and propose action plans.
  • Contribute to Crocus Technology intellectual property via invention disclosures and publications.

Qualifications:

  • Engineer/PhD with background in statistical process control/analysis.
  • Understanding of semiconductor integration.
  • Demonstrated experience in statistical data analysis and databases.
  • Industrial experience or experience of collaborating with industry partners is preferred.
  • Significant analytical skills in statistical data analysis and computation tools (JMP, MATLAB and Python).
  • Effective written and oral communications skills with a high degree of fluency in English. Fluency in French is desirable but not required.
  • Ability to work independently in an efficient, flexible and effective manner in a diverse team environments.

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The Applications/Hardware Engineer will be responsible for the testing, characterization and application electronics development of our TMR Magnetic Sensor Product Portfolio.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Immersed in Applications Engineering activity including generation of application circuits and demo boards with circuit design steps, component selection, circuit schematic, bill of materials, PCB layout, test procedures and reports
  • Support Applications Team’ documentation efforts to enable customers to build and customize reference designs provided
  • Ensure customer support by providing guidance for troubleshooting/analysis, competitive analysis, and solution generation, including FA support relative to applications and systems issues.
  • Involved with automation of Lab Measurements and development of new test methods to characterize and benchmark TMR Magnetic Sensors
  • Other duties as assigned

What You Need for this Position

Required Skills/Experience:

  • BS and/or MS in Electrical, Electronics Engineering, or a related discipline with minimum 5-7 years of experience in the Electronics Industry in an Applications or Electronics Design role.
  • Experience and strong knowledge of sensors, preferably magnetic sensor, readout circuitry is a plus
  • Demonstrated related experience in the areas of sensors, integrated circuit, PCB design with good hardware debugging skills is mandatory
  • Experience in measurement automation (LabView, VEE, Python) as well proficiency in programming microcontrollers (STM32/MSP430/PICs) to enable rapid prototyping of sensors.
  • An effective communicator with the ability to interface at all levels within the organization and cross functional teams both written and orally.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Ability to do basic GUI development in Windows as needed to support demonstration boards.
  • Experience with analog, mixed signal testing for multiple industrial and consumer applications

What’s In It for You

  • Competitive Base Salary with Bonus
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • PTO
  • Retirement Plan
  • Career advancement at a sensor startup

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Crocus Technology: Intelligence in Sensing™