Embedded Specialist Artificial Intelligence EMEA (m/f)

For our Avnet Silica EMEA Sales Team in one of our Avnet offices in EMEA we are looking for you!



  •  Participate in the definition & implementation of technology-focussed strategic initiatives
  • Close alignment with the Market Segment Manager Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Vision
  • Align with local sales, technical sales & management for the right technology support & the optimum technology strategy for key accounts
  • Work with FAE, supplier & 3rd party technology partners to provide added value to customers 
  • Maintain relations and evaluate services of these partners
  • Inform management of market conditions, new products, technologies & competitive activities
  • Coordinate with sales team and suppliers to prepare technical trainings and seminars for internal (Sales/FAE) & external customers
  • Participate in business meetings with both Avnet Silica suppliers &  Sales/FAE
  • Drive regular key project reviews within team
  • Deliver deep-dive technology trainings to selected customer & position Avnet Silica as a technology driver w/ customers and suppliers
  • Execute engineering services (related to embedded SW & HW design
  • Develop and improve relevant skills through self-learning and by participating in supplier trainings to position Avnet Silica as the best-in-class technology partner with customers & suppliers 


  • Electrical Engineering or Computer Science degree (M.Sc. / Dipl.-Ing. or equivalent), ideally related to embedded system design
  • 2+ years' experience within a sales and development driven environment in the electronics, software or semiconductor industry
  • 3+ years' experience in a deeply technical support or R&D role,  preferably both SW and HW related
  • In-depth knowledge of HW-SW co-design, high-level synthesis, HDL-design on architectural, RTL level, OpenCL/OpenCV FPGA design & synthesis
  • In-depth knowledge of OS, esp. GNU/ Linux, GNU/Linux build systems (e.g. Yocto), Linux de- velopment, debugging at system, application level
  • Detailed theoretical knowledge about machine learning and artificial intelligence, specifically: algorithm design, analysis, debugging, optimization and complexity assessment, DNN (especially CNN implementations on sequential & parallel compute engines, supplemented by practical experience in with current DNN frameworks, such as Caffe, DEEPHi/DNNDK, TensorFlow or DeepView(RT)
  • Detailed knowledge about ARM SoC, ideally on Xilinx or NXP SoCs
  • Good facilitation abilities (presentations, meetings, workshops, etc.) and communication skills
  • Good verbal and written English
  • Skilled in using MS Office, Project Management tools, common design and EDA tools,
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Willingness to travel

If teamwork and enjoyment at work, a large number of social benefits and a flexible work scheme are important to you, if you value independence and responsibility, and if you are searching for diversified tasks in an international company you are exactly the right person for our team! Performance-related compensation is available. Please send your complete application to Nadine Hoppe (HR) E-Mail: recruiting@avnet.eu

Phoenix, Arizona – based Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a fortune 500 company, is one of the world‘s largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded systems from leading manufacturers. Serving customers in 70 countries, Avnet markets, inventories and adds value to these products and provides world-class supply-chain management and engineering design services. Avnet Electronics Marketing, the electronic components division, serves the European electronics market through a variety of independently operating companies, which are supported by centralized functional departments. Avnet‘s website is located at: avnet.eu.
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