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Senior Engineer II - Architect

Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology

Hauppauge, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, September 18, 2023

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to be a part of something great? Want to join a 20,000-member team that works on the technology that powers the world around us? Looking for an atmosphere of trust, empowerment, respect, diversity, and communication? How about an opportunity to own a piece of a multi-billion dollar (with a B!) global organization? We offer all that and more at Microchip Technology, Inc.

People come to work at Microchip because we help design the technology that runs the world. They stay because our culture supports their growth and stability. They are challenged and driven by an incredible array of products and solutions with unlimited career potential. Microchip’s nationally-recognized Leadership Passage Programs support career growth where we proudly enroll over a thousand people annually. We take pride in our commitment to employee development, values-based decision making, and strong sense of community, driven by our Vision, Mission, and 11 Guiding Values; we affectionately refer to it as the Aggregate System and it’s won us countless awards for diversity and workplace excellence.

Our company is built by dedicated team players who love to challenge the status quo; we did not achieve record revenue and over 30 years of quarterly profitability without a great team dedicated to empowering innovation. People like you.

Visit our careers page to see what exciting opportunities and company perks await!

Job Description:

The Systems Engineer/Architect will work with industry leading customers, industry standards and Design Engineers to define next generation chips for the various product lines. The chip definition includes the chip overview, functional definition, register definition, pinout definition, AC timing and DC parameters. The Systems Engineer needs to define everything required for a circuit design engineer to design the chip and also clearly define the system interface that is needed by our customer to use the chip The Systems Engineer is responsible for:
Secure Products Group (SPG) product line devices.
General product family planning (working with Marketing), specific product definition and creation of engineering specifications (working with Design Engineering.


Development of Engineering Specifications, Data Sheets and Application Notes.
Development of technical presentations and training materiel.
Interfaces with customers, marketing, and design engineering to resolve all system-level and device
level technical issues on new specifications, as well as to support existing products.
Requires 5+ years experience in hardware/system design
Good interpersonal and writing skills.
Knowledge of PC and PC architecture
Knowledge of Security (AES, RSA, ECC, DSA, SHA) is a plus

Product Definition entire Computer Products product line:
Using Industry Standard specifications
eSPI, PCIe, Security, USB Type – C Charging
Intel, Microsoft, Industry Standards Groups
Key customer requirements
Low Power System Design
Chip Level Security (ECC, RSA, HASH)
System Level Security (Root of Trust, Attestation)
Product Definition: (working closely with a Sr. Design Engineer)
Detailed Chip Specification Development
Functional Definition
Register Definition
Signal Definition
Timing Definition and Analysis
Products (containing embedded microcontrollers) including:
- ARM based
Software including:
Microsoft Word
Power Point

Travel Time:

0% - 25%

Physical Attributes:

Hearing, Seeing, Works Alone, Works Around Others

Physical Requirements:

80% sitting 10% standing 10% walking 100% inside

Pay Range:

We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive base pay, restricted stock units, and quarterly bonus payments. In addition to these components, our package includes health benefits that begin day one, retirement savings plans, and an industry leading ESPP program with a 2 year look back feature. Find more information about all our benefits at the link below:

Benefits of working at Microchip

The annual base salary range for this position, which could be performed in New York, is $70,000 - $163,000.*

*Range is dependent on numerous factors including job location, skills and experience.

Microchip Technology Inc is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.