Manager of Applications

Full time | Full day

Manager of Applications

Posted 18 November by Semtech

  • San Jose

Location: San Jose or Camarillo, CA

Our Team:

The Wireless Applications team is comprised of a diverse of engineers who are passionate about Hardware, Software, Signal Processing, and Radio Communication. Our team works collectively to develop, validate, and support practical implementations of Semtech’s wireless technologies

Job Summary:

As the Manager for the North America Wireless Applications team, you will be leading your colleagues to ensure that customers successfully adopt and implement Semtech's Wireless Technology, including the innovative LoRa Edge(tm) products. This role requires a mix of technical excellence and personable soft-skills to ensure that the team communicates and works cohesively to achieve its common goals and the larger goals of the Wireless Business Unit


  • Manages both pre-sale and post-sale technical staff and support activities
  • Provides technical leadership in the development of reference wireless product designs incorporating Software, Firmware, Hardware, and Cloud Services
  • Establishes and maintains lines of communication with design engineering
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the team
  • Validates final results of research and development projects to assure accomplishment of technical goals
  • Prepares and presents reports outlining the outcome of technical projects and makes recommendations for actions necessary to achieve desired results
  • Supports marketing and product managers to define new products and may provide insight from the field back to these groups

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BSEE + 12 years or MSEE + 10 years of recent wireless communication experience
  • At least 10 years of experience with bring-up, troubleshooting, optimization, and characterization of wireless communication systems
  • Prior experience managing a team of firmware or software engineers alongside RF and Hardware engineers
  • Experience in bring a product to the consumer market, including with manufacturing and regulatory needs
  • Good understanding of communication theory, embedded systems, and internet
  • Multi-year experience in at least one wireless communication protocols such as LoRaWAN, Zigbee, Wi-Fi, or BLE
  • Knowledge of test equipment including spectrum analyzer, signal generator, oscilloscope, logic analyzer, etc
  • Experience with debug interfaces such as UART, GPIO, JTAG, and USB
  • Desire and ability to work with a diverse group of engineers

Career Growth Philosophy

At Semtech, we seek innovation and leadership from each and every member of our team. Our goal is to ensure that our talented professionals are equipped with support, resources, and the opportunity to excel. Our pay-for-performance philosophy provides recognition and prestige coupled with a competitive compensation package

The intent of this job description is to describe the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically included in this description

All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace.

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