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Application Engineering Intern

Application Engineering Intern
Colorado Springs, CO

Job Description



The applications co-op/intern will provide hardware and software support to senior level applications engineers within Microchip’s Wireless Solutions Group (WSG). The goal is to make it easy for our customers to design products using Microchip’s expanding family of highly integrated wireless radio receivers, transmitters, and transceivers that operate across the frequency spectrum of 125KHz to 8GHz. Duties may include the following:


  • Assist in development of schematic diagrams & PCB layouts for reference designs and standalone demos, as skills allow.
  • Assist in development of firmware and GUIs for reference designs and standalone demos, as skills allow.
  • Assist in development of test software & scripts for use in the production of Application Tool Kits, as skills allow.
  • Prepare written documents such as application tool user guides & other documentation.
  • Soldering of prototype reference designs and standalone demos.
  • Testing and debugging of reference designs and standalone demos.




Job Requirements

Familiarity with C & C# software programming languages.


Familiarity with RF receivers, transmitters, transceivers which operate from 315MHz to 8.0GHz.


Familiarity with the design of 8 & 32 bit microcontroller based embedded systems and their development systems, especially FLASH & EEPROM programming tools.


Familiarity with schematic entry & PCB layout tools such as Altium


Experience with basic laboratory test & measurement devices such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, DC power supplies, signal generators, arbitrary waveform generators, logic analysers, etc.


Must possess excellent verbal and written skills including ability to write clear and concise technical documentation in English.


Proficient in MSOffice including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel.


Must possess an eager attitude toward learning new skills & technology.


Ability to work in team environment.


Must currently be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year program.



Preferred Skills

Familiarity with languages such as Python, Java & LabVIEW.


Familiar with automotive systems, hardware and software.


Familiar with software, protocol stacks & layers used for wireless communication such as Bluetooth Low Energy, and IEEE 15.4.

Familiar with software used in wireless communication modulation, encoding and encryption techniques such as OOK, ASK, FSK, GFSK, BPSK, Manchester, NRZ, AES & ECC.


Familiar with software used in wired communication standards such as; USB, I2C, SPI, UART, CAN & LIN.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.
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