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Texas Instruments

Applications Engineer- Connectivity (220003FL_Dallas)

Architecture and Engineering




Dallas, Texas, United States

About TI
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world’s brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping about 100,000 customers transform the future, today. We’re committed to building a better future – from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors, to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities and developing great minds. Put your talent to work with us – change the world, love your job!

Texas Instruments designs and develops high-performance, low-power devices with advanced, integrated radio sub-systems for use in a variety of wireless applications.

Applications Engineers in TI’s Low Power Connectivity Solutions product line are technical experts on Low Power Radio Frequency (RF) products. We have a strong customer commitment and a great team spirit. If you are looking for an interesting and challenging position with a wide range of exciting responsibilities, you’ve come to the right place.

About the job
Our business has very high growth in TI and is in a segment where the market is accelerating. We’re searching for an experienced applications engineer who who has the passion and excitement to grow in this position, innovate, and take an active role in supporting customers as they design, ramp and manufacture their products with TI technology inside.

In this position you’ll work with closely with TI customers to determine their design challenges and partner with them on creating solutions, design optimization and improving their products. This can involve travelling to the customer and working together on-site to solve any issues. It is important to create a good working relationship with our customers and deliver presentations both in-house and onsite. You will spend hands-on time in a world-class RF lab tackling technical challenges and delivering innovative development solutions that support our products and drive revenue.


This role is responsible for application support for low power connectivity solutions. Key responsibilities include:

  • Answer customer questions and supporting design-in activities for released products. This includes:
    • Forum and email questions from customers
    • Schematic and Layout Review of customer application
    • Debug of customer problems by re-creating issues in our evaluation boards and/or customer boards
    • On-site support for customer board as required
  • Plan, design, develop and characterize RF development kits (LaunchPads) and RF reference designs
  • Test and optimize RF performance on customer HW and reference designs in our high-end RF lab, including schematic and layout reviews of customer application
  • Electromagnetic (EM) simulations and analyses of designs (balun, filtering, transmission lines, impedance matching)
  • Develop and optimize RF PHYs
  • Be a technical expert on RF/HW and provide technical support to the company's sales staff and customers
  • Develop technical documentation including application notes, user guides, design notes and white papers.
  • Internal- and customer training, through training events like FAE summits and TI Tech Days or written materials, like application notes, journal papers, or IEEE papers.
  • Interface with various cross-functional teams (e.g. Designers, System Engineering, Software Engineering, Business)
  • Establish key relationships with our customers and field team

Minimum requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, ECE, or related field
• 3+ years of relevant experience
• Experience in applications support of wireless and embedded proccessing devices
• Solid hardware and software debugging skills
• Strong technical background, with the ability to produce high quality technical documentation

Preferred qualifications

• Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, or related field
• 3+ years of relevant experience
• Experience in applications support of embedded & RF products
• RF PCB design (Cadence, Altium)
• Hands-on experience with RF test equipment (e.g. spectrum and network analyzer, load pull system, etc.) and simulation tools (e.g. ADS, Ansys, etc.),
• Regulatory & Compliance testing, experience with antenna design & EMC chamber
• Solid hardware and software debugging skills
• Embedded C programming and Labview skills is an advantage
• Excellent writing and communication skills in English
• Time management skills and the ability to work towards a deadline
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Texas Instruments is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, genetic information, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

If you are interested in this position, please apply to this requisition.