Application Development Engineer


San Jose, CA, US, 95112

For over 75 years, Murata Electronics has been a tireless innovator, committed to developing technologies that profoundly change the world around us. Our solutions are inside more state-of-the-art products than you may imagine. Additionally, we enable other global companies to turn their visions into reality – from mobile communications to computers and networking, medical devices to power solutions, smart home technologies to automotive electronics. Our past innovations drive today's technology – and our present innovations are shaping tomorrow's.


Whatever the future holds, you can be sure that Murata will be a part of it.

Why Consider This Job Opportunity

Are you a driven and innovative engineer looking to take on exciting challenges in a dynamic environment? Murata Electronics is seeking an Application Development Engineer to join our cutting-edge team. This is your chance to shape the future of applications leadership and technical marketing while collaborating with global clients and projects.


  • Be part of a global leader in electronics and technology solutions.
  • Work in an environment that rewards innovation, creativity, and collaboration.
  • Drive the expansion of our product business through your technical prowess.

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What To Expect (Job Responsibilities)

  • Take the lead in pre-sale support to amplify our product business and assist local Sales/Business Development in securing design wins.
  • Collaborate with Business Development, Product Development, and customers to drive the integration of Murata products into processor, power, and packaging applications.
  • Dive deep into key semiconductor and functional blocks to incorporate Murata products into reference designs.
  • Engage in customer calls, visiting clients for proposals, and providing implementation support.
  • Bridge the gap between Business Development, Product Development, and customers by understanding technical requirements in these applications.
  • Review integration and evaluation requirements beyond the scope of Product Engineering.
  • Translate customer use case scenarios into technical proposals, maximizing the potential of Murata products.
  • Develop Proof of Concepts (POCs) for specific use cases, expanding the visibility of our products.
  • Foster new partner relationships while expanding existing ventures.
  • Contribute to strategic ideation and planning to enhance Murata's existing business from a technical perspective.
  • Prepare persuasive presentations and proposals that articulate product specifications in line with applications.

What Is Required (Qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.
  • 7+ years’ experience in external circuits and/or packaging for processor and power.
  • Expertise in system and/or packaging design.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in circuit or system-level design.
  • Experience with circuit topologies specifically around processors, power delivery, signal lines, and optical.  
  • Experience in technical interactions with customers and across various domains.
  • Proficiency in schematic and PCB simulation and development tools.
  • Capability to analyze datasheet parameters and evaluate component suitability for specific applications.

How To Stand Out (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering.
  • Expertise in system, and/or packaging design in compute domains.


  • Frequent local, domestic, and infrequent international travel.
  • Salary: $61,486-$95,452
  • We consider various factors in determining actual pay including your skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition to salary, this position is eligible for incentive awards based on individual and business performance as well as competitive benefits.

Imagine the possibilities as a member of Murata's innovative global team.

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    Murata offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.
    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disabilities/Veterans

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Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto