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Application Manager

Alif Semiconductor

Alif Semiconductor

Oulu, Finland
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024
Alif established its first European R&D site to Oulu with the intention to build a team of experts to complement the staff in the US and India. Our office is in the Technology Park and we currently employ around 30 employees.
Our local team consists of very experienced experts as well as younger talents, ready to grow into new challenges in their careers. We have an open, supportive, and relaxed culture and we enjoy coming to the office and collaborating with one another.
As our teams grow, we are looking for an experienced Applications Manager to lead the applications software team to help us deliver and support the groundbreaking families of Ensemble and Balletto Micro Controllers that have received a lot of industry attention.
As an Applications Manager, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the successful delivery and support of the Ensemble and recently launched, Balletto microcontroller product families. You will be working closely with development teams and marketing to support our customers as they integrate Alif’s Micro Controllers to their own products.
If this sounds appealing, please read on.


  • Lead and manage a team of Application Engineers as part of a global team.
  • Plan and manage the work for the team of Application Engineers.
  • Ensure timely responses to customer requests and support tickets in cooperation with the team of Application Engineers, development teams and marketing.
  • Contributing to the planning and definition of tools, examples and documentation required to support Alif customers to maximize the value we bring to customers.
  • Own and drive specific areas of Alif’s support tools and processes.
  • Write reports backed by statistical analysis.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by providing outstanding support and guidance.

The role will be built around the expertise you have, but here’s some requirements that we feel may be beneficial:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with experience in Embedded Systems.
  • Evidence of successful customer support, management and/or project responsibilities
  • Project management experience. Strong preference for Agile software development management.
  • Strong background in Software Development with hands-on experience from Embedded Software.
  • Knowledge of Embedded Software tools, such as IDE, Embedded Software SDK
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and proactive, can-do attitude.
  • Experience in working for and/or with microcontrollers like NXP, Nordic, ST Micro, etc. preferred.
We offer great challenges and opportunities to grow, but we will make sure your compensation package fits with our role expectations.
The position is located in Oulu, Finland.
Alif Semiconductor provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
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