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Sr. FAE, North America

San Jose, CA


Novelda is expanding its North American organization and is seeking a senior Field Application Engineer to help support our explosive growth in the Americas.  As Sr. FAE, you will be responsible for all technical interactions with our customer base and a key member of the team to drive design-ins. The position reports to Novelda’s VP of Sales and Marketing, The Americas, located in San Jose, CA. The ideal candidate is located in the Bay Area, self-driven and highly motivated to succeed as part of a small team, have extensive knowledge of the electronics market in the US and Canada and have a strong background in embedded systems design, DSP development and knowledge of sensor technologies.  You should be well spoken and comfortable presenting and interacting with different customer personality types.   You also have the ability to work independently and methodically identify actions and next steps required to ensure customer design-ins from the technical aspect of the business.  The position will interface heavily with Novelda’s engineering team in Norway as well as marketing and management.   Up to 50% travel within North America and some international travel required.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and own every technical aspect of our business in North America
  • Drive customer technical requirements to completion with the goal of design-in
  • Attend customer meetings with VP of Sales & Marketing and independently as needed
  • Attend local trade shows as needed to support sales and marketing efforts to grow customer base
  • Gain understanding of NA customer base technical requirements and relay back to management
  • Aid engineering team where feasible with development / support activities for NA customer base
  • Develop code / scripts and debug hardware as needed to support customer evaluation efforts
  • Establish productive and professional relationships with key personnel at customers
  • Cooperate with and support local design partners, sales reps and resellers as needed

Qualifications

  • Fluent in English, both oral and written.
  • Highly self-motivated, able to work with minimal supervision
  • BSEE or Bachelors in Computer Science (Masters or PhD preferable)
  • Min of 5 years work experience as a field application engineer in the semiconductor industry
  • Work experience as a C++ developer / system architect
  • Experience working with MatLab and Python
  • Experience with embedded systems design and Real Time Operating Systems
  • Experience in code development for ARM based microcontrollers preferred
  • Experience with data communication on multiple platforms (Win, Mac, Linux)
  • Analytical skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Availability to travel up to 50% within North America with some International trips
  • Understanding of wireless technologies and RF design related issues (especially UWB) is preferred
  • Experience with or knowledge in RF regulatory (FCC) requirements and certification process is a plus
  • Knowledge and understanding of radar-based sensor solutions is a plus
  • Experience working in/with international companies is a plus
There will be many opportunities for growth and career expansion as Novelda further continues to grow the American organization. 

Competitive salary plus bonus, 401K as well as healthcare will be part of total package. 

For consideration, please forward resume in PDF or Word format with cover letter and 3 industry references
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