Application Engineer

Alif Semiconductor is revolutionizing the way to create secure connected AI-enabled embedded solutions. We are looking for a self-driven and motivated Application Engineer in Oulu, Finland to help us promote and support the groundbreaking family of Ensemble and Crescendo Micro Controllers that have 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.


  • BS 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 software for analog peripherals and communication interfaces such as SPI, I2C, USB and Ethernet.
  • Expertise in Real Time Operating Systems and the use of Linux as embedded operating system.
  • 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.
  • Equally comfortable working with well-defined and ambiguous requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and proactive, team player, can-do attitude.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 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.
  • Understanding of Embedded Security, Secured Boot/Update and Root of Trust concepts.
  • Familiarity with wireless technologies and related communication protocols is a plus.
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Oulu Finland

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