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Sr Staff Software Engineer

Renesas Electronics

Company Description

Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portfolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.

Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.

Job Description

The software team is seeking a Senior SW Engineer who is technically savvy and is excited about working within a SoC development team to produce customer facing software to enable our customers. This position involves a wide range of challenges from interfacing with IC and firmware designers to working with marketing to present the IC products in intuitive ways. As part of one of Renesas’s fastest growing product lines, you will have the opportunity to directly impact customer experience through work on software products that enable feature rich hardware to shine. If you like problem-solving, working with systems involving SW/FW/HW, and switching between multiple languages and paradigms, we’d like to hear from you. If you seek a place to shine with no artificial barriers apply now!

What You'll do:

  • Design, develop, test, and maintain software that meets the needs of both customers and internal teams
  • Gather and drive clarity on software requirements from diverse groups including customers, application engineers, hardware, and firmware engineers
  • Contribute to both existing and new projects, covering a broad range of languages and scope. We use Java, Kotlin, C/C++, and Python.
  • Aid in code reviews for fellow team members, as required


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in software development required
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent coding skills using Java, Python and/or C/C++
  • Good exposure to JavaScript or typescript
  • Executes creative software solutions, design, development and technical troubleshooting with ability to think beyond routine or conventional approaches to build solutions or break down technical problems
  • Strong understanding of Software Architecture and Design principles, Behavior-Driven Development and unit testing approaches
  • Experience with basic electronics, microcontroller programming and bus communications strongly preferred
  • Experience in DevOps including JIRA, Confluence and GitLab preferred
  • Must have highly developed written and verbal cross-functional communication skills

Additional Information

Renesas Electronics Corporation empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. The leading global provider of microcontrollers, Renesas combines our expertise in embedded processing, analog, power and connectivity to deliver complete semiconductor solutions. These Winning Combinations accelerate time to market for automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT applications, enabling billions of connected, intelligent devices that enhance the way people work and live. Learn more at

Renesas’ mission, To Make Our Lives Easier, is underpinned by our company culture, TAGIE. TAGIE stands for Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative and Entrepreneurial. Our goal is to embed this unique culture in everything we do to succeed as a company and create trust with our diverse colleagues, customers and stakeholders.

Renesas Electronics is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to supporting diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For more information, please read our Diversity & Inclusion Statement.