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Principal Applications Engineer

Maxim Integrated
Beaverton, Oregon 97005
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    Full Time
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    1st Shift

Want to make a difference and be challenged every day? Then come to Maxim Integrated and be part of a team that pushes the boundaries of what’s possible. 

Join our team and experience Maxim– a highly successful, $2.3 billion company with offices and manufacturing sites around the world. We develop the high-performance analog and mixed-signal electronic products that are in the latest cars, smartphones, wearables, hearables, gaming devices, robots, factories, IOT devices, the cloud, and more.  

From the day we first opened our doors in 1983, we’ve attracted and nurtured some of the best problem solvers, creative thinkers, and innovators in the business. Every day, we’re empowering design innovation and overcoming the toughest engineering challenges, enabling our customers to create the solutions that define and shape our world.  And, we do this in a culture where bold thinking, teamwork, growth and community involvement are recognized and rewarded.

We are seeking a motivated Principal Application Engineer to support our Cloud and Datacenter Business Unit with existing products and new product development of semiconductors for optical module applications.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform product evaluation of optical ICs for datacenter applications up to 400Gbps
  • Develop optical module reference designs and evaluation boards
  • Support customer designs of Maxim’s products by lab test and on-site support
  • Generate product datasheets and application notes


Minimum Qualifications:

  • M. Sc. or higher in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 12 years direct design/support experience in fiber optical communications industry
  • Very familiar with IEEE standards and optical module MSAs
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in optical module and system compliance test
  • Strong fundamental electrical and analytical skills in high speed board-level designs
  • Solid experience in lab environment using high speed optical test equipment
  • Design/customer support contributor in >100Gbps fiber optic platforms including coherent
  • Team player and able to take on tasks independently
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Some travel anticipated to provide on-site customer support

Maxim is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or protected veteran status.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. 


Posted: 2020-03-03 Expires: 2020-04-02

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