Avnet, Inc. Sensors Applications Engineer II - Centralized Apps in JAL, Mexico

Job Summary:

As an Applications Engineer in Avnet’s Centralized Engineering Team you’ll be responsible for driving revenue growth through identification of electronic components applicable to a customer’s product design. You will interface with Avnet’s Field Application Engineers in the Americas supporting customers, and receiving on-going training from suppliers to stay current on product offerings. You will work with other FAE’s on the team to combine your applicable product expertise to develop system level solutions that can be presented to the customer.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Implement and promote system level solutions based on customer product needs with an emphasis on sensors product portfolio from different suppliers.

  • Proactively develop knowledge to uncover, understand, compare, and contrast solutions (pre-component selection). Provide valuable participation in customer design review with Avnet engineering team.

  • Good understanding of customer needs relative to product(s), technology, direction, competition, design process, and design cycle.

  • Discover design requirements from the system level down to each individual element collaborating with Avnet engineering to develop and execute technical strategies that solve customer design challenges.

  • Technical support for sensors products to engineering team by driving adoption of advocated solutions that meet customer needs and lead to increased design activity, design wins and sales growth.

  • A thorough understanding of product lifecycles and the ability to design a full solution based on the customers expectation of product performance, lifecycles and total costs.

  • Attend internal and external technical training to complete and maintain supplier certifications as necessary.

Job Level Specifications:

  • A strong background and knowledge in embedded systems with an emphasis in one or more of the following discipline’s

  • Experience in hardware and software design using microcontrollers and sensors.

  • Embedded systems design and architecture.

  • Power supplies, voltage regulators and signal conditioning design.

  • Knowledge in other areas listed below is a plus.

  • Industrial and consumer communication interfaces/protocols (i.e. RS232, SPI, I2C, USB)

  • Proficient in the use of laboratory equipment, scopes, logic analyzers, etc.

  • Embedded C programing.

  • Thorough knowledge and frequent application of electronics design standards, principles, concepts and techniques.

  • Develops solutions to a wide variety of problems and works on projects requiring evaluation and analysis. Applies technical knowledge when determining which solutions are best applied.

  • Work is performed independently. May receive limited guidance on new assignments, and work may be reviewed for overall technical adequacy.

  • Interacts mostly with internal company contacts. May represents department across organization or externally on projects.

  • Actions impact the completion of milestones of our customer’s projects. Failure to accomplish work or poor decisions may result in delays to a project and require additional resources to remedy. ‘

Work Experience:

  • 3-5 years with BSEE. 1-3 years with MSEE a plus.

Education and Certification(s):

  • BSEE minimum

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.

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