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Are You a Thinker? A Tinkerer? A Tenacious Problem-Solver?
Do some of your favorite childhood memories involve taking things apart, just to learn how they work? Are you thrilled when you can find the perfect solution to a vexing challenge?
If your answer to these questions is yes, then you should consider career opportunities at Atmel.
We’re a dynamic, inventive company. We don’t stop asking why. And we won’t stop until we find the answers.
Our diverse team of talented, creative employees drives our success. We work hard and have fun along the way, too.
At our core, we’re a technology company. We make microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. With tremendous passion in our hearts, we create solutions that enable unlimited possibilities for our customers.

If you value passion, integrity, teamwork, achievement and accountability, we want you on our team.

Work with the Brightest Minds in the Semiconductor Business
At Atmel, you’ll collaborate with colleagues around the world, including some of the brightest and most respected minds in the semiconductor business. Sometimes, our best ideas come out of meetings or hallway discussions. Other times, they’re sparked on a cycling trail, a ski slope or basketball court.
We trust and respect each other’s ideas and perspectives, and know that we are working toward common goals. We understand that, sometimes, the best path to the finish line is one that takes some twists and turns along the way. From our collaborative discussions come great solutions.

Create Products that Are in Your Everyday Life
You can find Atmel® technologies in products that are part of your daily life. Think sports watches and smartphones, security systems and metering equipment, automotive infotainment and home entertainment.
We’re headquartered in San Jose, CA, where you’ll find our core functional departments and several technology groups, from LED drivers to touch and wireless solutions. You’ll also find us in most every corner of the world.  Where can you make a difference? Take a look at our current openings.

Learn, Grow and Thrive
Atmel has been building on our rich history of technological innovation and leadership since 1984. Today, we’re one of the market’s largest suppliers of microcontrollers. Our touch technologies are in some of the world’s most popular smartphones and tablets. And we’re poised to redefine industrial design with our flexible touch sensors. Just a few highlights from our story so far. 
Our story continues to unfold into even broader market areas, and everyone here plays an important role in defining each chapter.

Are you ready to make a difference? If so, Atmel would like to hear from you.
Review our latest job openings.  We’re an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we offer a competitive compensation and benefits plan.


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