Hardware Applications Engineer - Taiwan

Kandou Bus

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Post Date: 06/06/2021
  • Website: www.kandou.com
  • Company Address:

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

At Kandou, we are a team of passionate professionals striving to make a mark in the trajectory of the semiconductor industry. If you love to be part of a start-up that is challenging established tech giants and you are a proactive problem-solver, able to multitask in a high energy environment and someone who is motivated by pushing their limits and challenging the status quo, we have just the opportunity for you.



  • Demonstrable expertise in high-speed signal circuit design, modelling, validation and debug
  • Interfacing and managing PCB manufacturing, layout and population suppliers for complex high speed signal designs
  • Detailed knowledge of signal and power integrity design, layout and manufacturing practices for high-speed differential pairs
  • Experienced with lab and debug equipment used for interrogation of high-speed signals
  • Awareness of customer manufacturing techniques, end of line testing, quality assurance and acceptance testing in a high-end consumer electronics environment
  • On site integration and bring up of hardware solutions at customers and ODMs
  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience
  • Working closely with internal engineering teams to leverage expertise, improve Kandou’s current solutions, develop IP and influence the roadmap
  • Provide technical expertise in both a pre- and post-sales engagements with field teams and customers for queries at all stages of the product lifecycle 
  • Development of customer facing technical collateral to assist in supporting, demonstrating, evaluating, promoting and selling Kandou's industry leading retimer and network connectivity products
  • Simulation of high-speed digital design and EMC/EMI testing and mitigation of field effects on signal integrity



  • Ability to work closely with a variety of internal teams in Hardware and Software Engineering, Systems, Field Applications Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Standards Bodies (USB-IF, PCI-Sig)
  • Strong communications skills, comfortable interfacing at all levels internally and within customers’ organizations
  • Track record of supporting complex customer designs from concept through to mass production
  • Strong team-player and practical hands-on problem solver
  • Ability to multitask in a high energy environment
  • Has the ability to drive architecture of both customer designs and internal reference designs
  • Capable of engaging with standards bodies (like USB-IF) and driving improvements and engineering changes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and enthusiasm for solving customer problems in a collaborative manner
  • Comfortable interfacing and dealing with the demands with some of the largest electronics, OEMs, ODMs companies on the planet in the consumer electronics market
  • Experience working with SerDes, USB3, USB4, PCIe, DDR or another relevant high-speed communications bus/protocol would be advantageous
  • Design, development and bring up of system level solutions that will be used at trade shows and plug fests



Bachelor's or Master's degree in EE, CE or equivalent work experience


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