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Cirrus Logic, Inc. - USB Applications Engineer

Posted On: 2018-3-19
Location: Austin, TX, USA

You will quickly be a key member of a growing team in building high performance USB-Audio products. You will be part of a talented team with a history of bringing world class differentiating Audio products. A corporate culture, location and environment that fosters innovation and repeatedly making the list for a “A Great Place to Work”.


Work with Tier-1 customers and OEMs in the USB audio space
Assist with debug/bring up of new silicon
Assist with product teardowns and competitive analysis
Develop schematics for evaluation boards and reference designs
Generate datasheet and application notes for new products and technologies
Review customer schematics and PCB layouts
Travel (domestic/international) when needed to help resolve problems on-site
Identify and help resolve signal quality, ESD, EMI, and USB compliance issues
Attend USB Plug Fest as needed to resolve interoperability issues
Use USB analyzers and help debug protocol issues
Manage multiple customer engagements simultaneously

Required Skills and Qualifications

Bachelors/Master’s degree in Electrical/Computer/Electronics Engineering and 5+ years’ experience in semiconductor applications or systems engineering supporting USB systems
Strong problem solving skills for embedded hardware, firmware, and software
Proficient using schematic capture tools for design and PCB layout tools for review of boards
Analog and digital circuit design and debugging experience
Self-motivated with drive to complete tasks on or ahead of schedule
Strong verbal and written English communication skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
USB protocol knowledge and debug experience
USB PD design and debug experience
Experience with audio protocols like I2S, LJ, TDM and communication protocols like I2C, SPI

Cirrus Logic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive to select the best qualified applicant for any opening and to reward employees based on their skills, experience and performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, gender, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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About Cirrus Logic, Inc.

800 W. 6th St.
Austin, Texas 78701

Phone: +1 512 851 4657
Fax: +1 512 851 4750

Cirrus Logic develops high-precision, analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for a broad range of innovative customers. Building on its diverse analog and signal-processing patent portfolio, Cirrus Logic delivers highly optimized products for a variety of audio and energy-related applications. The company operates from headquarters in Austin, Texas, with offices in Tucson, Arizona, Europe, Japan, and Asia. More information about Cirrus Logic is available at

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