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Senior Engineer - Applications

Company: Advanced Energy Management Limited
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Advanced Energy (Nasdaq: AEIS) is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of highly engineered, precision power conversion, measurement and control solutions for mission-critical applications and processes. -AE's power solutions enable customer innovation in complex applications for a wide range of industries including semiconductor equipment, industrial, manufacturing, telecommunications, data center computing and healthcare. With engineering know-how and responsive service and support around the globe, the company builds collaborative partnerships to meet technology advances, propel growth for its customers and innovate the future of power. Advanced Energy has devoted four decades to perfecting power for its global customers and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. POSITION SUMMARY: The Applications Engineer II is a technologist who understands and meets the technical marketing/applications needs of Advanced Energy's customers and is a primary source guiding engineering programs for new power system capabilities. The position is "hands-on", requiring a thorough understanding of current and emerging process requirements through direct engagement with FAEs, process engineers and system designers. Specific applications of interest include RF plasma systems for both etching and deposition, along with emerging technologies in plasma processes for semiconductor fabrication. The Applications Engineer II works directly with Regional Market Managers and Product Managers to understand current and emerging process needs and requirements to enable customers to develop new films and technologies. They will work closely with Field Application Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Design Engineering, and Product Management to advance AE's market position This role is also instrumental in guiding AE's technical roadmap and defining system requirements, as well as being the primary interface with the Field Applications Engineers. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Enable customers' successful implementation of plasma power solutions and guide AE product development through technical leadership
  • Advanced technical knowledge of AE's products and technology, as well as industry process requirements and trends, to enable successful deployment of AE's technology to customers
  • Represent AE technologies and expertise through conference and tradeshow participation as a Technologist
  • Understand industry trends and technical requirements to help guide the product group's technology roadmap and to determine the appropriate AE solutions
  • Define the technical product requirements for new products and for new features
  • Serve as consultant to customers and FAEs to solve complex problems related to products, technologies, and system integration
  • Serve as consultant to peer groups within AE (Marketing, Product Management, Engineering and Sales) in support of new product development and new business opportunities
  • Assist Field Applications Engineers (FAEs) with understanding advanced or difficult customer requirements to secure new design wins
  • Mentor FAE's by advancing their knowledge and understanding of customer processes, AE products, advanced measurement and analytical techniques, and customer technologies
  • Advance AE's Intellectual Property and AE's technical reputation position by contributing to patented technology and communication via publications, patents and presentations
  • Interest Group participation and influence in industry standards committees and review boards encouraged
  • Solid understanding of electrical measurement and analytical techniques (oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, MATLAB, Python, etc.)
  • Excellent technical and non-technical verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to influence decisions and actions with customers as well as technical and marketing groups within AE
  • Work with diverse cultures to build strong relationships within AE, with AE's customers and with the worldwide industry technical communities
  • Basic knowledge of essential legal and regulatory requirements in technology development (non-disclosure agreements, intellectual property protection, etc.) WORK ENVIRONMENT:
    • Location: Fort Collins, CO
    • Environment: Office, lab, customer facilities (both engineering and production)
    • Some domestic and international travel is required, approximately 10%.
    • Office first EXPERIENCE:
      • 1-2 years of hands-on experience in plasma processing and power supply -technologies
      • In-depth knowledge of plasma power delivery products and technology
      • Experience with computer driven diagnostic equipment, measurement instrumentation, data analysis
      • 3-4 years of experience working directly with semiconductor OEMs and/or end users, power supplies and industry processes
      • Experience with industry standards and user groups. EDUCATION:
        • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics or Material Science
        • Advanced degree in Engineering, Physics or Material Science COMPENSATION: As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, -Advanced Energy provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by an array of factors including, but not limited to, skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. -For the hires in the state of Colorado -only, the range of starting pay for this role is $80,000 -to $95,000 -per year. - BENEFITS: As part of our total rewards philosophy, we believe in offering and maintaining competitive compensation and benefits programs for our employees to attract and retain a talented, highly engaged workforce.Our compensation programs are focused on equitable, fair pay practices including market-based base pay, an annual pay-for-performance incentive plan, and discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan. In addition to our competitive compensation practices, we offer a strong benefits package in each of the countries in which we operate. In the U.S., we offer a rich benefits package that includes:
          • Medical - 4 different health care plan options, dental, and vision
          • Short and long-term disability and life insurance
          • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
          • Generous paid time off starting at 4 weeks, 7 holidays and 3 floating holidays
          • 8 hours of paid volunteer time off
          • 8 weeks of paid parental leave for both Moms and Dads
          • Company matched 401(k)
          • Expanded mental health coverage and employee assistance programs -
          • Other voluntary benefits include pet insurance, identify theft, legal assistance, critical illness, and voluntary accident insurance Advanced Energy is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected -Veterans, -and Individuals with Disabilities. -

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