Staff/Senior Application Engineer, Sensor

Location: San Jose, CA
Type: Full-time


  • Location: Silicon Valley office located in San Jose, CA
  • Starts: ASAP but negotiable
  • Salary: Base salary + Annual Bonus + 401K
  • Prefer US Green Card/Citizen (International traveling required). Open to H1B. No visa sponsorship.
  • Travel Frequency: up to 25%
  • Fluent in English, good Chinese as a plus


  • Work closely with business units, marketing, sales, and customers to provide proactive support to help drive design wins and final product delivery
  • Responsible for performance test of new product/prototype/solution and write test reports
  • Run training sessions and give demos for customers and distributors
  • Support customer on diagnosing/debugging/optimizing hardware/software issues
  • Collect, analyze and synthesize customer requirements and maintain a clear and logical tracking of all customer reported issues
  • Conduct performance analysis of own and competitors’ products, including evaluation reports
  • Contribute to the definition of new products
  • Managing inventory and coordinating shipment of samples and evaluation kits


  • Bachelor/Master of Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, physics or equivalent
  • At least 5 years’ work experience with at least 3 years of field application engineering experience in a semiconductor company
  • Development experience with fingerprint sensor (preferred in optical type)
  • Hands-on experience in product prototyping and testing
  • Sufficient knowledge of optical/capacitive/ultrasonic sensing, CMOS imaging sensor/camera, Time of Flight/3D imaging/sensing, and biometrics technology
  • Proficiency in C/C++ and experience in Android/Linux/iOS.
  • Effective problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, and presentation skills
  • Willing to work in international teams and travel
  • Demonstrated flexibility with changing priorities and transforming environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in self-directed role
  • Self-motivated with a sense of urgency and an eagerness to learn
  • Excellent team player

Desired Qualifications

  • Prototyping with fingerprint or new products
  • System integration in filed with internal Algo/SW team’s support
  • Testing principle criteria in field, Fingerprint or Touch product is preferred.
  • Qualify product strength/weakness and solve complex problems

If you feel you are qualified for this position, please send your resume (and any supporting material if applicable)  to: Tingting Guo at [email protected]

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