Applications Engineer

Monolithic Power Systems

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$55.29-67.31 /h
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San Jose, CA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


This is a junior level position in application/system engineering. Responsibilities include assistant research in new switching power technology, system power architecture, digital, analog, mixed signal IC products, technical support and training for US customers.

Job Functions

  • Research for new generations of ACDC switching power technology
  • Study and deep understanding of system power architecture across multi-platforms
  • Work with design engineers, field applications team, and marketing to verify and develop new features for AC/DC ICs.
  • Provide technical support and training for US customers
  • Develop application reference circuits and system level power management solutions for AC/DC products
  • Write articles, application notes, and other documentations.


  • Entry-Level applicants welcome
  • Open minded, rigorous, innovative.
  • Strong system level knowledge in AC/DC converters.
  • Rich hardware and bench experience in high voltage power supply development.
  • Familiar with system level simulation and analysis with SIMPLIS and MathCAD.
  • Good to have programming and digital control skill in power converters.
  • Good understanding of power devices, ICs, and magnetic components.
  • Fluent communication skills in English.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Previous experience in a power supply manufacturer or power management IC company preferred
  • MSEE, majored in power electronics


San Jose, CA or Barcelona, Spain

MPS offers a comprehensive benefits package. We provide health care coverage, dental and vision, 401(K), Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), up to 11 company paid holidays, and 15- 20 days of paid time off depending on your tenure, generous discretionary company bonuses, and life and disability protection. Employees in sales positions may be eligible for our sales incentive bonuses. Employees in certain positions may be eligible for stock compensation. For more information on MPS’ benefits please view our company website at

Pay is based on market location and may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education and other job-related reasons. The base salary range for this position in California is $115,000 - $140,000. 

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (MPS) strives to build and maintain a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We recognize that diverse voices and ideas make our company and our products stronger, and we believe that our employees benefit when they are immersed in an inclusive culture of teamwork, fairness, and tolerance. We are mindful that creating an inclusive workplace that supports all employees is critical to our success.