Microchip Technology Engineer Corporate Applications in Chandler, Arizona


Are you interested in working with state of the art embedded technology? Do you like working with others to solve technical problems? Do you have strong problem-solving skills? Are you creative? Are you reliable? If you answered yes to each of these questions, then consider applying to Microchip Technology for the position of Corporate Applications Engineer II (CAE).

Microchip Technology is searching for a solutions-minded engineer to join our team. As a CAE, you will apply your knowledge and skill in Microchip Technology’s products to help customers overcome technical challenges. You will collaborate with customers electronically and via phone to discuss technical issues and provide guidance to help resolve issues.

Successful candidates display strong communication and organization skills, as well as the ability to shift priorities and multi-task to assist with meeting the daily demands. The candidate should have general knowledge of Microchip Technology products or the ability to learn them. Also, the candidate will be participating in a personalized development plan to improve your knowledge of the products, technologies and applications.

In the role of CAE, each day will present different challenges. The successful candidate will work with a wide range of Microchip Technology’s product portfolio. There will be continuous opportunities for self-development while working with clients to help solve problems in various industries.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide pre-sales technical assistance to customers on device and tool selection.

  • Provide phone and electronic support to customers.

  • Salesforce case management.

  • C and assembly language programming.

  • Hardware / software debugging.

  • Analyze reported product defects.

  • Help customers overcome hardware and software design challenges.

  • Build trust with clients by honoring commitments.

  • Participate and communicate within a global team environment.

  • Author and review articles for Microchip's Knowledge Base, application notes, and other written collateral.

  • Train internal and external customers on Microchip Technology's solutions and services.

  • Summarize client needs, foster client self-sufficiency, promote system solutions.

  • Execute on a personalized development plan designed to improve embedded knowledge and client support skills.


Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering.

  • 3+ years of professional experience developing embedded firmware and/or hardware.

  • High level of proficiency in hardware / firmware debugging.

  • High level of proficiency in C/C++.

  • Ability to work with electrical schematics.

  • Expertise in several of the following microcontroller peripherals UART, SPI, I2C, ADC, DMA, ADC, PWM.

  • Pro-active problem solver.

  • Highly proficient in the English language.

  • Strong written, verbal, and organization skills.

  • Team player, with a can-do attitude.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple priorities.

  • Acts decisively and with good judgment.

  • Highly motivated.

  • Ability to project confidence in yourself and Microchip Technology.

  • Ability to summarize, understand, verbally explain, and write about technical issues.

  • Hands-on experience in using an oscilloscope, logic analyzer, digital multi-meter, soldering iron and other tools.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering.

  • Customer support experience.

  • Expertise in USB communications.

  • Knowledge of advanced protocols – Ethernet, CAN, LIN, Bluetooth.

  • Experience with Embedded Linux and RTOS.

  • Experience in the semiconductor industry.

  • Analog hardware background.

  • Familiarity with Salesforce account and case management.

  • Familiarity with Microchip Technology product lines and embedded sector industries.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

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Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.