Principal Applications Engineer

Andover, MA, US, 01810

Job Function:  Engineering
Req ID:  574


Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the wall plug to the point-of-load. Complementing an extensive portfolio of patented innovations in power conversion and power distribution with significant application development expertise, Vicor offers comprehensive product lines addressing a broad range of power conversion and management requirements across all power distribution architectures, including CPA, DPA, IBA, FPA and CBA.  Vicor focuses on solutions for performance-critical applications in the following markets: enterprise and high performance computing, telecommunications and network infrastructure, industrial equipment and automation, vehicles and transportation and aerospace and defense electronics. 

Job Summary

This individual can be located in Andover, MA, Santa Clara, CA, or Lombard, IL.

Job Description

This position will provide technical support to strategic customers and channel partners and will also encompass lab related work and support for the worldwide FAE team interfacing with the Product Development team. This interaction will serve as a learning path for the use of products, demonstration boards, reference designs, and the development of application notes and tools, as it pertains to direct customer support and distribution training.  This position is on-site, only.

  • Liaise between Applications Team, FAEs, and Quality to support strategic customers globally.
  • Work with Applications and Product Management teams to define new products in support of the Industrial BU.
  • Daily support of the Technical Support Call Center and incoming email to assist customers on products and product use questions and issues.
  • Work independently and with other members of the Marketing team on white papers, case studies and training material for the Distributors
  • Work with the Marketing team on developing specific Broad Market/Industrial segments that align with our Advanced products and NPI.
  • Assisting in a scheduled product training and technical seminars for Distributors (Vicor Champion program)
  • Assisting in the designing, simulating, prototyping, testing, and optimizing external custom circuitry used in conjunction with Vicor products.
  • Evaluating products in support of customer design activity.
  • Troubleshooting and optimizing customer systems, which use Vicor Power Components.

Education / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 10 plus years experience in Applications Engineering
  • Excellent Analog design skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Good managerial and organization skills


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Vicor is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability. 

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