• Principal Application Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Sunnyvale | US-CA-Agoura Hills
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  • Overview

    We are seeking an experienced applications engineer with hardware design and lab debug expertise to support US and international customers of Rambus DDR4 and DDR5 memory buffer chips. In this role you will analyze and debug complex technical issues involving DIMM, server, and BIOS operation and interaction.


    • Visit customers to analyze and debug complex technical issues.
    • Support technical qualification of new chip designs to secure customer design wins.
    • Assist with validation and debug of new memory buffer chips for DDR4 and DDR5 servers.
    • Collect and analyze signal integrity data at the system level.
    • Review server data logs to analyze system performance.
    • Present technical updates to customers and company management in writing and verbally.
    • Prepare technical documentation such as datasheets, user guides and application notes.





    • Familiarity with DDR3/DDR4 memory operation in Intel and/or OEM servers.
    • BS degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or related field.
    • 5+ years of experience in hardware design or validation.
    • 2+ years of experience in applications engineering or other customer facing role.
    • Extensive experience with high speed oscilloscopes.
    • Ability to modify and test IBIS models for high speed semiconductor devices.
    • Ability to use scripting languages such as Perl, Tcl or Python to analyze data log text files.
    • Ability to travel up to 25%, including international travel.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English.



    Rambus offers an extremely competitive compensation package, which includes a strong base salary, bonus, equity, matching 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, time-off program and gym membership.

    Rambus creates innovative hardware and software technologies, driving advancements from the data center to the mobile edge. Our chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, software, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of our customers. We collaborate with the industry, partnering with leading ASIC and SoC designers, foundries, IP developers, EDA companies and validation labs. Our products are integrated into billions of devices and systems, powering and securing diverse applications, including Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms. At Rambus, we are makers of better. For more information, visit rambus.com.


    For additional information on life at Rambus and our current openings, check out rambus.com/careers/.




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