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Embedded Software Application Engineer

Alif Semiconductor

Alif Semiconductor

Pleasanton, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Alif Semiconductor is revolutionizing the way secure connected AI-enabled embedded solutions are created. We are looking for motivated individuals who want to be involved in a fast-paced environment with cutting-edge technology.
We are looking for self-driven and motivated Application Engineer in Pleasanton, CA to help us promote and support the groundbreaking family of Ensemble Micro Controllers that has received a lot of industry attention.


  • Design Embedded Firmware, Application Examples and a Proof-of-Concept solutions.
  • Develop reference designs in cooperation with Partners and Independent Design Houses.
  • Create and present training material targeting embedded applications and solutions.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by providing outstanding support and guidance.
  • Contribute to the development of documentation such as Application Notes, Quick Start Guides and User Manuals.
  • Work with the marketing team to validate product requirements and review new product introduction materials.
  • Work with the Documentation team to review and update Datasheets and Technical Reference Manuals.
  • Assist in business development activities.


  • BSc degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
  • 5+ years of experience of developing firmware and/or software for embedded products. Experience with IoT edge devices a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing device drivers and application software for digital and analog peripherals.
  • Proficient in developing software for embedded Linux. Experience with Real Time Operating Systems and bare metal is a big plus.
  • Proficient in C and/or C++ programming with best engineering and software development practices.
  • Hands-on experience with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and other standard lab equipment.
  • Comfortable working with well-defined and ambiguous requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and proactive, can-do attitude.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience and interest in ML/AI are a big plus.
  • Experience with processor startup code, BSP, board bring up and debugging is a big plus.
  • Experience with power management for embedded systems is a big plus.
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