Field Application Engineer US

Kandou Bus

Silicon Valley, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/07/2021
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About Kandou Bus

Developer of a SerDes IP and chip serial links designed to provide enhanced communications between chips inside electronic systems. The company's chip links increase the bit-rate and the reach for given physical communication and reduces the power consumption, enabling users to get compute power in a smaller form factor, at a lower cost and less energy consumption.

Job Description

We at Kandou are a team of passionate professionals striving to make a mark in the trajectory of the semiconductor industry. Our list of costumers reads like a who's who of the technology world. If you love to be part of a start-up that is challenging established tech giants and you are a proactive problem-solver who is motivated by pushing your limits and challenging the status quo, we have an opportunity for you.


The Field Applications Engineer (FAE) is Kandou’s field-based technical expert who leads detailed technical discussions with customers, identifies customer problems and aligns Kandou’s IP and silicon solutions to solve these problems.  The FAE is the technical liaison between customers and Kandou and works closely with Sales to evangelize Kandou’s technologies and help drive customer adoption. It is a requirement to have direct skills with customers, high speed SerDes, USB and PCIe.



  • Self-starter and problem solver
  • Experience working directly with customers
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Comfortable working remotely including field debugging of customer platforms
  • Demonstrating evaluation platforms at Customers, trade shows, or conferences
  • Preparing white papers, application notes, and other technical documents
  • Summarize and communicate customer technical issues into Kandou Engineering and Sales
  • Bachelor's degree in EE, CE, or CS

Additional Desirable Skills and Experience

  • SerDes expertise
  • High-speed test equipment
  • Logic Analyzers
  • Protocol knowledge (USB, PCIe, Ethernet)
  • Firmware programming (C-language preferred)
  • Scripting skills (Python preferred)
  • Familiarity with Schematic Capture and PCB layout EDA tools
  • Master’s degree in EE, CE, or CS




Located in Silicon Valley, CA and willing to travel (up to 25%) in North America and occasionally to Kandou’s design centers in Switzerland and UK.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.