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Senior Field Applications Engineer

Senior Field Applications Engineer

Location: Leiden, Netherlands


The Senior Field Applications Engineer (FAE) will provide the primary technical interface to the customer for Zilog products. He/she will seek out and support opportunities for all IXYS products (World of IXYS). The Senior FAE is responsible for generating design wins, technical training for customers and the sales force, creating application notes, and providing technical and business insight from customers and the local market to aid with future product planning and development. The primary territory of responsibility is Europe. Frequent travel within Europe and infrequent travel to the US is required. This position reports to the V.P. of Field Applications.


  • Generate revenue from design wins
  • Provide engineering support of customer applications using Zilog components
  • Explore and support opportunities for World of IXYS products
  • Conduct engineering seminars complete with "hands on" tool demos
  • Develop and deliver technical training to customers and the field sales team
  • Develop programs to increase product exposure and build customer base
  • Create technical documentation including application notes
  • Other duties as assigned


BSEE or equivalent is required. MSEE or equivalent is preferred, with 5+ years of Design and Field Application Engineering experience.


  • Strong knowledge of microcontrollers hardware and software
  • Extensive knowledge of Z8 Encore, S3, 8051, and Cortex architectures is an advantage
  • Knowledge of PIR motion detection, sensor interface, motor control, ZigBee, and other IoT wireless protocols desirable
  • Knowledge of software (C and assembly)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence customers


IXYS Corporation, which is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We conduct all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by applicable State or Federal employment discrimination laws. IXYS welcomes diversity in the workplace.

To apply, please email your resume to Dave Coulson at

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