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Software Field Application Engineer

Software Field Application Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • This position has been filled

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Andes Technology USA

Software Field Application Engineer

Preferred locations are San Jose, CA or Austin, TX areas – must be able to work during Eastern and Pacific Time business hours.

Junior $75K-$100K

Staff $100K – $150K

Senior $150K – $250K

Manager $200K – $300K

Corporate Introduction

Andes Technology Corporation is a leading provider of innovative high-performance/low-power 32/64-bit processor cores and associated development environment to serve the rapidly growing global embedded system applications. Founded in 2005, Andes yearly revenue has tripled in size from $10 million in 2017 to $30 million in 2021. Andes was ranked among “100 Fastest-Growing Companies” in 2020 by CommonWealth Magazine. The company delivers a variety of CPU cores, including the comprehensive RISC-V V5 family of processor cores, with an integrated development environment and associated software/hardware solutions for efficient SoC design. With over 10 billion cumulative shipments of SoCs embedded with Andes CPU IP, Andes products have covered audio, Bluetooth, gaming, GPS, machine learning, MCU and more Andes Technology’s comprehensive CPU line includes entry-level, mid-range, high-end, extensible, and security families. For more information, please visit


Andes Technology USA is seeking a Software Field Application Engineer to join the Andes North America team. As part of the team, you will lead the technical discussion with the customers’ technical leadership in evaluating, implementing, and improving Andes products and technologies. You will also be the voice of the customers internally in promoting their requirements into future product roadmap.

Daily activity includes:

  • Working as customer liaison to lead pre-sales engagement.
  • Presenting Andes off-the-shelf products and creating customized solutions to meet customer requirements.
  • Coordinating customer evaluation cadence with sales account managers.
  • Establishing and maintaining customer relationships to avoid product adoption obstacles.
  • Communicating customer feedback to HQ product owners to influence future roadmap.

A successful candidate for this position will function independently working closely with the customers on and off-site with minimal supervision. The candidate will cultivate trusting relationship among key technical leads from customers, sales account managers, as well as Andes’ leadership to ensure its business success.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of work experience with degree in EE, CS or CE or equivalent – or – 2-4 years of FAE/Engineering experience
  • In-depth knowledge in two or more of the following areas:
    • Modern CPU/DSP architectures (i.e. SIMD/VLIW/Superscalar)
    • Instruction Set Architectures, particularly in vector extensions (Arm/Neon, x86/AVX,
    • RISC-V/P&V-extension… etc)
    • AI/ML SW&HW architectures
    • DSP algorithms (audio/vision/FFT… etc)
    • Common embedded OSes (i.e. Linux, RTOS)
    • Compilers (i.e. LLVM, TVM, GLOW)
    • EDA tools and design flows
  • Proficient in Python/C++/C/assembly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Occasional business travels (<15%)
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