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Staff Silicon Application Engineer

Staff Silicon Application Engineer
by Admin on 05-12-2023 at 1:43 pm

Website Alphawave Semi

Alphawave Semi enables tomorrow’s future by accelerating the critical data communication at the heart of our digital world – from seamless video streaming to AI to the metaverse and much more. Our technology powers product innovation in the most data demanding industries today including data centers, networking, storage, artificial intelligence, 5G wireless infrastructure, and autonomous vehicles. Customers partner with us for mission critical data communication, our innovative technologies, and proven track record. Together, we enable the next generation of digital technology.

Why Alphawave SEMI

  • You will be a member of a successful team working on the forefront of technological innovation focused on leading edge technologies, flows and products. You will be working with, and learning from, industry recognized experts.
  • As a member of Alphawave Semi’s Connectivity Products Group, you will help enable the next generation of datacenter interconnects by driving the development of direct detect and Coherent DSP products supporting 800Gbps, 1.6Tbps and beyond interconnects spanning a few millimeters to a few hundred kilometers.

How You Will Contribute

  • Reporting to the Director of Applications Engineering, Connectivity Products Group, you will work closely with Application Engineering staff, Product Management, Sales and R&D to deliver industry-leading products serving the datacenter interconnects market.
  • You will play a key role in delivering the whole product, which includes great support collaterals and support for customers that exceed expectations

Staff Silicon Application Engineer

As an Alphawave Semi Applications Engineer, you are responsible for providing 1st line technical support to customers designing with our chips. In this role, you will provide timely responses in enabling, configuring and integrating Alphawave Products into the customer’s designs. In addition, you will regularly engage with internal R&D team to provide customer application specific expertise to improve our product offerings.

What You’ll Do

  • Drive technical communication to customers from kickoff to Production ramp of customer designs, coordinating with internal R&D teams as necessary
  • Author Data Sheets, Product Briefs, User guides and Application notes to enable customers to successfully design with our products or address specific design considerations
  • Design evaluation boards and reference design kits representative of customer applications
  • Validate performance of our products in representative applications
  • Diagnose, debug, and resolve issues during bring-up and validation of customer designs using our products
  • Occasional travel is required

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience which can include board level design, optical module design, or Applications Engineering
  • Domain knowledge of high-speed interconnects and technologies including DSPs and/or optics for PAM4 and/or Coherent transmission

It’d Be Amazing If You Had

  • Extensive working experience with Ethernet Serdes based designs for electrical or optical applications
  • Masters/PhD in Computer Science or Electrical/Computer Engineering or Engineering Science

About You

  • Customer focused
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to listen to and appreciate ideas and opinions that differ from yours
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Superb analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Drives for consistency
  • Takes personal pride in high standard of outputs
  • Self-motivated and self-managing

Diversity & Inclusivity

Alphawave Semi is based out of one of the most diverse countries in the world. This includes differences related to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender expression and presentation, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability and socioeconomic status. To us, diversity is one our strongest assets to our organization. We commit ourselves to promoting the recognition and appreciation of our diverse and rich culture. We believe that it is critical to our success to promote freedom of thought and opinion in a respectful environment. The decisions we make are rooted by respectfully considering each other’s thoughts and opinions and by working towards a greater common goal, saving lives.


Alphawave Semi is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. If as a qualified job applicant, you request accommodation, Alphawave Semi will consult with you to provide reasonable accommodations according to your specific needs. If you wish to make a request, you will be provided an opportunity if you’re applications is selected to proceed in our hiring process.

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