Sr. Principal Field Applications Engineer (Cellular, Wireless, 5G/IoT/M2M)


Job Location
Orange County, CA; San Jose, CA

Sr. Principal Field Applications Engineer (Cellular, Wireless, 5G/IoT/M2M)

Our client provides front-lines B2B cellular and wireless solutions. Their engineering team is recognized as one of the strongest in the wireless/IoT space, with an outstanding reputation for smart wireless technology products. They are hiring a Sr. Principal Field Applications Engineer to support market-leading cellular technology across a wide range of industries.

The Sr. Principal Field Applications Engineer will be part of a growing global business transformation team. As part of the high-growth pre-sales and engineering teams, they have access to a large budget and extensive technical resources and mentorship. Their projects will focus on IoT/M2M modules, cellular modules, Bluetooth, GPS/GNSS, and Wi-Fi technology. They will work with major players across many industries to integrate these technologies into core business processes.

This Role Offers:

  • Comprehensive benefits package includes competitive base salary, company match 401(K), performance bonuses, medical coverages, life insurance, and other perks.

  • Opportunity to work hands-on with the most important cellular and wireless technology that is on the market, including IoT SIM cards and other wireless OEM solutions.

  • Strong pipeline of support with state-of-the-art technical resources, including multiple R&D centers and a team of over 500 engineers.

  • Work with a fast-growing global sales team; with thousands of OEM and B2B customers and over $300 million in annual revenue.

  • Company takes a vested approach in its team members; strong culture of promoting its people internally within the organization

  • Access to extensive resources within technical support team; the group is extremely well funded and has a reputation as one of the best in the industry.

  • Company takes a vested approach in its team members; strong culture of promoting its people internally within the organization, with a family-oriented culture and great work-life.

  • Company has strong growth over the past 30 years and has been deeply involved in disrupting communications technology since its inception.

  • Management has deep experience in the wireless industry, with strong track records, expertise within emerging markets, and a strong vision for the company’s future growth.


  • Accompany sales team members to pre-sales meetings for high-level technology deals, and act as the top technical expert on company products and features.

  • Make technical presentations to SMB and enterprise-level customers on how company cellular and wireless solutions can address their business needs.

  • Utilize extensive R&D support resources to achieve high quality product documentation and integrate customer feedback into product improvements.

  • Support technical applications support for end users, including training sessions, high-level escalations, and conversations with top decision-makers.

Skill Set:

  • 6+ years of engineering experience within the wireless industry, ideally within an applications engineering role.

  • Background in cellular support; hands-on experience with relevant industry technology, including:

    • RF antennas

    • CDMA/WCDMA hardware

    • GPS/GNSS technology

    • Wi-Fi and personal-area networks

    • Bluetooth and short-range wireless

    • 4G/LTE networks.

  • BSEE, MSEE, or related technical degree.

  • Familiarity with emerging IoT/M2M and 5G technologies is a plus.

  • Experience with Python and Linux programming; Zigbee exposure is a plus.

  • Strong technical presentation and analytical skills.

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