Applications Engineer (US)

Job description

Location: San Jose, California

The Opportunity

We are looking for a talented Applications Engineer who has experience in leading technology integration and testing with customers. In this exciting role, you will plan, coordinate and conduct the integration and testing of our products, extract and record new customer requirements while working closely with all functions across our business. The role offers significant scope for professional development in the fields of customer engagement, product development and marketing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct trials and demonstrations with customers to illustrate product capabilities and how they align specifically with customer objectives

  • Lead the planning, design, implementation and reporting of trials, both internal and external

  • Capture market/customer feedback and requirements

  • Provide technical support to the Sales and Marketing team

  • Design and implement acceptance tests in coordination with the Product team

  • Collaborate with the Engineering team on technical solutions during the development process

  • Support the generation of sales, marketing and product collateral, including capability briefs, product sheets and user-guides

  • Provide training to FocalPoint staff and customers in how to evaluate our products

  • Help manage the technical relationships with customers

  • National and international travel to trials locations and customer sites

  • Grow, train and manage in-house trials and customer support teams to support the above activities

Job requirements


  • Relevant experience in wireless, telecommunications and/or semiconductor industry (e.g. leading technology evaluation with customers)

  • Working knowledge of GNSS receivers

  • Strong programming experience in Matlab, Python or C++

  • Able to quickly understand, use and explain new and complex technologies to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal


  • In-depth knowledge of GNSS

  • Extensive experience within the GNSS industry

  • Business and technical communication skills - can help align technical value to the client’s business needs

Salary: $80,000 - $150,000

Your Development and Perks

Your development is equally important as our business grows and we offer opportunities including appraisals, career development plans, training courses, feedback sessions through 1-2-1 meetings, knowledge-sharing and cross-training.

Our generous benefits package includes the following:

  • 401(k) plan

  • Hybrid working (you may be required to attend co-working spaces with our team/s)

  • 25 days annual leave + US bank holidays

  • Extra annual leave between Christmas - New Year’s

  • Work From Home allowance to help you create a comfortable working from home environment

  • Medical Insurance

  • Company Options Scheme*

  • $2800 Recommend a friend scheme

  • Monthly team Friday lunches on us

*Company Options are not offered as part of the package. You may be offered them throughout your employment.

Are You Ready to Change the World?

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our successes are achievements driven by our employees.

And that is why our culture is about investing, cultivating and growing our people. We thrive on being trailblazers in the industry and in being honest and the best at everything we do, we will always lead the way in the industry.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is what we continue to build upon. We aim to attract diverse talent from around the world, ensure fairness and equality is at the top of our agenda and sustain an inclusive culture where everyone can grow and succeed.