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Senior Technical Staff Engineer - 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:

Microchip’s USB and Networking Group (UNG) is looking for a Senior Technical Staff Engineer – Architect to join our ASIC team developing world-class USB, Ethernet, and PCIe solutions serving the Automotive, Industrial, Enterprise, and 5G markets.

In this key Architecture position you will collaborate with others in Architecture, Design, and Marketing to specify our next-generation chip architectures and implementations. You will represent Architecture in cross-functional development teams, and support design and manufacturing of these next-generation

products. You will also work closely with key people in Marketing to help shape our roadmap.



  • Generating architecture specifications and providing detailed technical design guidance for US and international chip design teams
  • Supporting Marketing in defining new semiconductor products, as well as product and technology roadmaps
  • Supporting key customer engagements to refine future product definition, and occasional pre-sales support
  • Staying current with latest standards body activities and industry trends

Job requirements:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline
  • Strong expertise with Ethernet, preferably in Automotive or Industrial products
  • Additional expertise with USB, PCIe, and CPU systems is a plus
  • Foundational understanding of chip design and manufacturing processes

Years Experience:

15 years related experience in Ethernet, data communications, and chip design


  • Ability to author large engineering specifications, present complex topics to a technical audience, and problem-solve
  • Ability to work well with cross-functional development teammates: engineers, marketers, managers, other support people
  • Demonstrated ability to work with globally-distributed development teams
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task, but also understand when to ask for help

Travel Time:

0% - 25%

Physical Attributes:

Hearing, Seeing, Supervises Others, Talking, 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 $90,000 to $232,000.*

*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.