ON Semiconductor Application Engineer - Wireless Connectivity - ZURICH in Dübendorf, Switzerland

ON Semiconductor’s Wireless Connectivity Solutions Business Unit which includes an R&D center is located in Dubendorf near Zurich. Our innovative low-power radio and micro-controller technologies for the Internet of Things enable many applications. Our solutions are used by our partners in satellite communication, home automation, sensor networks, alarm systems, metering applications, and in weather stations along with many other wireless applications.

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RF Applications Engineer – Wireless Connectivity ZURICH


  • Support and enable customers hardware and software to design-in ON

  • Semiconductor’s RF connectivity solutions with first time right approach to shorten the time to market

  • Develop RF hardware and software for bench evaluation and demo systems

  • Investigate and solve technical issues from production and customer related modules and products

  • Improve and develop new evaluation boards and reference designs for specific markets and applications

  • Work in a cross-functional team to bring new wireless products successfully to market

  • Update product data sheets as required to include RF parameters, schematics, and application information. Develop required application notes

  • Contribute to next generation products by analyzing market and customers’ needs. Work with marketing to define custom product specifications and new product opportunities

  • Help drive top-line revenue growth for the company by identifying opportunities and securing design wins with customers


  • Excellent academic qualifications (BSEE required, MSEE a plus)

  • Experience with software development in C, C , C#.

  • Familiar with the development of embedded software and tools.

  • Good background in programming communication protocols and low level device drivers

  • Programming skills in Python, TK/TCL, perl, MATLAB, LabVIEW, Visual Basic or other software languages

  • Experience in programming lab setups for evaluation tasks

  • RF or Microwave circuit design experience down to a component level. Familiar with designing and validating RF matching networks and antennas

  • Basic knowledge of radio regulations including ETSI, FCC and ARIB

  • Working experience with layout software such as Altium, eagle, Allegro or others for creating printed circuit boards

  • Familiar with RF measurement and test equipment and proficient lab skills

  • Customer Support experience investigating and resolving customers’ problems along with training customers on new products

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills in English

  • Able to influence decisions through a sense of urgency, and competitive drive

  • Able to build strong, influential relationships both inside and outside of the company

  • Willing to travel to customers for short assignments

Job: Engineering

Title: Application Engineer - Wireless Connectivity - ZURICH

Location: CH-CH-Dübendorf

Requisition ID: 1801677

Other Locations: Germany

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