Senior Field Application Engineer in North America (US)


We are looking for a Field Application Engineer for the North American market who:
  • Wants to make a positive impact and become a critical success factor within a vibrant and talented start-up
  • Enjoys working on complex high-speed wireless systems, with state-of-the-art IEEE 802.11ad/ay and 5G NR mmWave RFIC, antenna phased array
  • Takes pride in supporting customers (on premises) throughout the design cycle as well as post-production
  • Will help recruit, train, & mentor, new local AE & FAE team members
  • Is motivated to work in a fast growing start-up environment, with a can-do attitude to tackle any challenges
This position will have lots of room to grow and will be directly reporting into the VP of Marketing & Product Management.


As an FAE at Pharrowtech, you will take full ownership of:
  • Expanding the customer base by turning leads into design-wins
  • Ensuring customers’ smooth progress throughout the entire design cycle with Pharrowtech’s mmWave RFIC & phased-array antenna products
  • Meeting Pharrowtech NA design-in, design-win and revenue growth yearly objectives
  • Recruit, train and mentor new local AE, FAE & business development team members to support NA’s market growth
  • Champion internally the customer needs and work with HQ to develop and influence technical solutions such as reference designs or new product ideas
  • Contributing to marketing and business development activities:
    • Product demos at trade shows or on customer premises
    • Lead product marketing meetings at customer
    • Develop new accounts’ penetration strategies
    • Understand the competitive landscape and continuously work on helping to differentiate Pharrowtech’s mmWave RFIC solutions
  • Contribute to deliver the highest quality collateral and documentation to customers
    • Advocate internally for documentation improvements on behalf of customers
    • As needed, generate, maintain and release customer facing documents such as application notes, reference design packages, implementation notes, help maintain the customer support portal, …


We are looking for a candidate with:
  • Strong academic and technical background in electrical engineering. At minimum, a BSEE is required, and an MSEE is preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of related RF semiconductor (field) application engineering supporting customer designs
  • Minimum 3 years of customer management experience with proven track record of turning leads into design wins
  • Must be able to plan and attend customer meetings with minimal guidance or supervision
  • Must have team building and people managerial experience
  • Understanding hardware & software RFIC design process (schematic & layout review, bring-up, driver integration, …) is a strong plus
  • Experience in mmWave RFIC & phased antenna array hardware design is a strong plus
  • Knowledge of 802.11ad/ay & 3GPP 5G technologies is a strong plus
  • Knowledge of C and Python scripting is a strong plus
  • Fluent with JIRA ticketing system and processes is a plus
  • Position is based in the US (location is TBD)
    • Coverage area is NA
    • Coverage area will be adjusted/reduced based on NA team growth & customer locations
  • Will require frequent travel to Pharrowtech’s HQ in Belgium
  • Estimated travel time: 30% - 50%

About Pharrowtech

Pharrowtech is a recent spin-off from the R&D center imec, headquartered in the dynamic city of Leuven, Belgium. We design chip and antenna technology for next-generation wireless systems in fixed internet access, VR/AR and ultra-high capacity links. Further information on Pharrowtech can be found at We are currently looking for talented and enthusiastic new members to join our growing multinational team. We offer a challenging job in a flexible work environment and an attractive compensation package. Pharrowtech is an equal opportunity employer. We are looking for candidates who best combine technical skills with deep-rooted team spirit, regardless of race, gender, religion or any other factor not relevant for the job. Leuven is an international city in the Flemish part of Belgium, serving as an innovation hub and hosting the highly ranked KU Leuven University, the world-leading R&D center imec and several other companies and startups.

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