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Applications Engineering Manager

Job Description

Applications Engineering Manager / Chicago Area

DESCRIPTION:
The Applications Engineering Manager will be responsible for driving the adoption, integration, and development of product solutions. This individual shall lead a team of internal application engineers (direct reports) as well as a global team of Field Application Engineers (non-direct reports) in a fast paced mobile consumer electronics market. The ideal candidate will possess strong engineering experience in the areas of audio systems and acoustics, consumer electronic device architectures and will have proven successful experience at introducing and driving application specific solutions into a global consumer market. The Application Engineering Manager will develop and implement customer support processes and strategic test /troubleshooting methodologies that will drive quick customer resolution of issues. Responsibility will encompass successfully managing a global team of application engineers including hiring, training, and development.

Applications Engineering Manager / Chicago Area

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Lead technical support activities at application and system level
• Coordinate, communicate, execute and manage an AE and FAE strategy that expands and converts design wins within the new and existing customer base.
• Provide acoustic integration guidance and best practices.
• Manage team resources and priorities.
• Responsible for System Level electro-acoustic testing.
• Responsible for overall Application Notes and datasheets.
• Collaborate with our globally based departments such as engineering, project management, manufacturing, quality, product management, and sales.
• Lead competitive benchmarking activities
• Develop strategies for ecosystem cooperation with CODEC, DSP, and Application processor companies
• Lead development of evaluation boards, prototypes, and demo kits
• Establish and maintain processes that generate strong customer satisfaction with emphasis on timely resolution of complex technical issues.
• Coach and mentor Applications and Field Applications engineers to develop their skill and knowledge of products as well as of pre-sales and post-sales business development and support techniques.
• Identify and support opportunities for the training and professional development of Applications Engineering and Field Applications Engineering.

Job Requirements

Applications Engineering Manager / Chicago Area

REQUIREMENTS:
• BS degree in an Engineering Field, MS preferred
• Minimum of 10 years engineering experience, at least 5 years managing a team.
• Minimum 5 years experience in Acoustics or Audio related field
• Excellent leadership, management, and interpersonal skills
• Experience with global teams and customers and ability to seamlessly work across different cultures and time zones.
• Solid knowledge and understanding of smartphone platforms or portable computing platforms
• Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills, including the ability to translate technical concepts to a non-technical and non-native English speaking audience
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Self-motivated and able to work independently and within a team.
• Ability to travel internationally (up to 30%)

Job Snapshot

Other Pay Competitive
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Electronics
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1691
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Applications Engineering Manager


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