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Senior Field Applications Engineer
CA or TX, United States
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Scope and Responsibilities

The Senior Field Applications Engineer (FAE) will provide direct support to Global customers with a focus on US based customers.  Support development and debug of products using Ambiq ultra-low power solutions.  The candidate will assist in all aspects of customer design-in process and support customers HW and SW development through to full production. 

Candidate must quickly learn and support Ambiq products, read/write technical specifications/requirements, develop/refine hardware designs, apply system integration and lab skills, demonstrate strong problem solving abilities, and work closely with customers and internal engineering to help develop and launch customers’ new products.

Will require traveling up to 50% of the time. 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Ambiq sales to support customer design-in activities starting from pre-sales activities
  • Be an authority on low power design, and advise customers how to optimize power consumption at a system level
  • Perform design reviews of customer schematics and PCB layouts
  • Assist customers in use of Ambiq MCU software development tools
  • Support bring up and debug of customer designs including software, hardware, and overall system
  • Feedback customers’ inputs to marketing and engineering to shape the development of new ICs and reference designs
  • Review customer software/hardware design requirements to understand current and future challenges
  • Evangelize emerging technology and train/enable the sales team

Experience Required

Ideal candidates will be an engineer with experience developing software and hardware in embedded systems. The candidate should have experience visiting and supporting customers and should be comfortable presenting and discussing complex technical topics. The ideal candidate will have experience with energy-constrained, battery-powered products and will have expertise in leading low power microcontrollers, DSPs, radios, and other peripherals from industry leaders. Knowledge of wearable and hearable product designs is desirable.  Solid electrical engineering, embedded software/firmware development (C Programming Language), digital & analog circuit fundamentals and lab skills are a must. Strong communication and teamwork skills are required.

Specific Experience
  • 7+ years’ experience in a Field Applications Engineering role or equivalent
  • Extensive experience visiting, presenting to, and working with customers
  • Experience with Embedded 32bit MCU software and hardware is required
  • Experience debugging common embedded MCU HW and SW issues

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with wireless standards such as Bluetooth, WLAN, or ZigBee will be a plus and application experience with ARM based microcontrollers is strongly desired.
  • Experience with Cortex-M ARM-based microcontrollers is highly desirable
  • Experience supporting and designing with low power radios (BLE, BT Classic, 802.15.4) is desirable

Key Personal and Professional Attributes

Ambiq management is building a company that values continued technology innovation, a fanatical attention to customer needs, collaborative decision making, and, above all, enthusiasm for energy efficiency.  The incoming FAE should embrace these same values.  The FAE must also be creative and should be comfortable supporting entirely new chip products aimed at new classes of battery-powered devices.  The ideal FAE candidate will be hungry for success and will be ready to adapt and grow rapidly with Ambiq in the coming years.


Aleron companies (Broadleaf Results and TalentRISE) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

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