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Title:  Senior Field Applications Engineer

ABOUT ADVANCED ENERGY        

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: AEIS), enables design breakthroughs and drives growth for leading semiconductor and industrial customers. Our precision power and control technologies, along with our applications know-how, inspire close partnerships and innovation in thin-film and industrial manufacturing. We are proud of our rich heritage, award-winning technologies, and we value the talents and contributions of all Advanced Energy's employees worldwide. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

As an Advanced Energy FAE, you will be the primary technical interface between our customer and our internal Sales, Marketing and Engineering teams.  The Artesyn and AEI brands are well known and well respected in the power conversion industry and within the markets we address.  As such you will be a trusted advisor to our customers.  You will be instrumental in discovering and providing information about the application, helping to choose or develop a solution, in presenting it to the customer and in helping the customer to implement our solution.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review application conditions, specifications, test methods to show compliance and help define products and projects
  • Interact with customer and internal engineering and quality teams while winning new business, custom product developments and sustaining matters.
  • Perform testing in our lab and at customer site.
  • Develop and maintain a trusted technical advisor relationship with customer.
  • Responsible for performing activities such as test and debug at customer site to support all phases of system qualification of AEI/Artesyn standard and custom products.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Experienced power electronic engineer possessing strong technical and interpersonal skills to support the adoption of Advanced Energy power solutions to targeted hyperscale customers in the Greater Seattle Area.
  • Be part of a cross functional team including Sales, Engineering, Marketing and Operations to support the customer and act as a technical liaison between customers and internal teams.
  • Should be equally comfortable working with all levels of a customer, from bench level debugging, rework/reprogram PSUs to presenting solution to customer’s technical team.
  • Must have knowledge of digital communication bus such as i2C/SMBus/PMBus or CAN bus and firmware reflash or bootload experience.
  • As a trusted customer advocate, he/she must have the skills to influence and earn the respect of engineering leaders both internally and with the customer.
  • Proven fixer – able to drive issues to resolution with a sense of urgency.
  • As part of the Global High Volume Products Business Unit FAE team, collaborate with and assist other FAEs and Technical Support Engineers in North America and Globally on common customer programs and issues.
  • Willingness to travel locally in the Bay Area and up to one domestic trip (US and Canada) per quarter and one international trip per year.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • 3+ years’ design/application experience in power supply and/or other power electronic products.
  • Working experience with digital communication bus such as i2C bus and PMBus.

 

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering with an electronic engineering background.

 

BENEFITS:

As part of our total rewards philosophy, we believe in offering and maintaining competitive compensation and benefits programs for our employees to attract and retain a talented, highly engaged workforce.  Our compensation programs are focused on equitable, fair pay practices including market-based base pay, an annual pay-for-performance incentive plan, and discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan. 

 

In addition to our competitive compensation practices, we offer a strong benefits package in each of the countries in which we operate.  In the U.S., we offer a rich benefits package that includes:

 

  • Medical - 4 different health care plan options, dental, and vision
  • Short and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
  • Generous paid time off starting at 4 weeks, 7 holidays and 3 floating holidays
  • 8 Hours of paid volunteer time off
  • 8 weeks of paid parental leave for both Moms and Dads
  • Company matched 401(k)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Expanded mental health coverage and employee assistance programs  
  • Other voluntary benefits include pet insurance, identify theft, legal assistance, critical illness, and voluntary accident insurance

 

Advanced Energy is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

 

Job ID - 25008


Nearest Major Market: Seattle