Job Code: #10538

Field Applications Engineer
Location(s):

  • Berlin, Germany
  • Dresden, Germany
  • Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
  • Munich, Germany
  • Stuttgart, Germany

Overview

Do you enjoy working in a creative fast-growing entrepreneurial environment? With indie you´ll never walk alone! We place high value on our teams and pursue excellence for our employees and customers!

indie is empowering the Autotech revolution with next generation automotive semiconductors and software platforms. We focus on edge sensors spanning multiple modalities including LiDAR, radar, ultrasound and vision for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles, connected car, user experience and electrification applications.

The Field Applications Engineer (FAE) is part of the indie sales and marketing team, responsible for helping find and win business for indie for their geographic and market area. The FAE plays a key role in educating customers of the technical benefits of indie products in their applications. The FAE also supports the customer during the design-in phase. The scope of responsibilities includes customer identification and representing the customer perspective to present a solid internal business case.

This role is key for indie to develop and drive its continued growth by leveraging its core strengths while finding creative ways to apply those strengths to customer issues. The FAE will need to work collaboratively with the marketing, applications, and design engineering teams to identify opportunities, develop and win designs. The FAE also helps the marketing team identify new end-use applications based on customer needs, leading to new product concepts, roadmaps, and associated strategies.

Responsibilities

  • Analysis of customer requirements for fit with existing or potential indie products and capabilities
  • Identification of new business opportunities and classification by attractiveness, technical difficulty, added value likely offered/offerable by indie
  • Collaboration with sales, marketing and factory apps team to gain accurate and collated information on opportunities
  • Technical debug of customer-related issues, coordinating with the Engineering department as required, and acting as the representative of Engineering in front of the customer
  • Management, tracking and progression of customer-related technical issues, expediting resolution of problems and complaints
  • Strong time management and resource allocation skills
  • Technical Sales material – use, familiarity and modification of material to optimize it for customer requirements
  • Participation and initiation of customer-related seminars and meetings to promote indie capabilities and products
  • Identification and assisted-writing of material needed to help drive sales and technical adoption of indie products

Requirements

With us, you must love being part of an organization where everyone makes a difference and contributes to the company’s success. CreativityOwnership and Excellence are what we value.

These are the skills and know how an ideal candidate would bring. We understand that nobody is perfect! After all, your new job should challenge you and you should have the possibilities to grow.
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related engineering field
  • Knowledge of microprocessor-based mixed-signal embedded systems, including firmware development and use
  • At least 10 years of experience in semiconductor technical roles
  • Strong sense of customer orientation
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Engineering credibility in front of customers and within indie
  • Demonstrated ability to confront tough issues and work under commercial pressure
  • Expected to travel ~25% of the time (indie HQ, other geographic areas in which your key accounts are present)
  • Position reports to regional VP of Sales.

indie Semiconductor and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.