Junior Application Engineer

Alif Semiconductor is revolutionizing the way to create secure connected AI-enabled embedded solutions. We are looking for self-driven and motivated Junior Application Engineer in Pleasanton, CA to help us promote and support the groundbreaking family or 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.
  • Assist marketing with setting up demos and presentation.
  • Work with the Documentation team to review and update Datasheets and Technical Reference Manuals.


  • BSc degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Experience of developing firmware and/or software for embedded products
  • Experience with IoT edge devices a plus.
  • Experience in developing device drivers and software for analog peripherals and communication interfaces such as SPI, I2C, USB and Ethernet a plus.
  • Good understanding of Operating Systems Real Time Operating Systems concepts and the use of Linux as embedded operating system.
  • Proficient in C and/or C++ programming with best engineering and software development practices.
  • Understanding of RISC architecture; ARM micro-controller architecture is a plus.
  • Understanding of processor startup code, BSP, board bring up and debugging is a plus.
  • Experience with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and other standard lab equipment a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and proactive, can-do attitude.
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Pleasanton CA

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