Microsemi Corporation Staff Applications Engineer in Shanghai, China

Our Application Engineering team is responsible for working closely with the Product Development teams, Product Validation teams, Marketing teams, and Sales teams to provide world-class technical customer support. We provide technical support to assist in design wins, customer product ramp, and customer product production. We offer a challenging and dynamic working environment with opportunities to make substantial contributions toward the success of our business.


  • Support focus is on FW and SW for processor based storage integrated circuit and reference designs
  • Assist in hardware support as needed
  • Work closely with Tier 1 OEMs/ODMs to define requirements, manage deliverables and support initial bring-up to full production
  • Work independently, and in a team environment
  • Travel within China and internationally, as needed to work at customer sites to debug software and hardware for the market leading MSCC storage devices product lines
  • Working closely with cross-functional teams to support customers
  • Support of HW & SW solutions to assist with new product design wins, customer ramp to production, and production
  • Develop verification requirements, understand architectures and HW/SW designs in order to characterize customer related problems, providing timely customer technical support and engineering feedback
  • Develop customer level documentation


  • Bachelors or Master degree in EE, CS, or CE
  • Greater than 5 years of experience
  • Strong teamwork, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to effectively work with cross-functional teams and across multiple geographical locations
  • Has knowledge or experience in any one of the serial bus or networking protocols (e.g. SAS, SATA, PCI-Express, Fibre Channel, Ethernet, DDR etc.)
  • Has debugging skills and experience with RTOS, Linux kernel (Windbg), or Windows etc.
  • C/C++ programming skills
  • Fluent in Mandarin and English speaking skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Hardware development experience (high speed circuit hardware design/debug, high speed layout, simulation etc.) is plus
  • Experience with RISC based embedded processors (MIPS preferred) is plus
  • Familiar with OS like Windows, Linux architecture is plus
  • Storage experience - familiarity with Intel X86 server, storage networking concepts and protocols (Fibre Channel, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, SCSI, SAS and SATA, iSCSI, RAID, PCI, PCI-Express) is plus
  • Past work with Unix &Wintel drivers and experience in FW development with light weight embedded kernels (ThreadX, VxWorks, eCos, etc.)

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