Applications Engineering and Supplier Business

The ever-changing field of electronics makes for an exciting career. Working in an Applications Engineering and Supplier Business role means being passionate about solving problems with the newest technology. With Digi‑Key’s breadth of product and focus on customer service, you’ll assist customers with their component questions and design needs while continually learning and staying on top of the products and trends in the electronics industry.

Current Opportunities

Job Title Location FT/PT Status Description
Technical Scholarship Program Thief River Falls, MN FT

Applications Engineering Technicians work with customers ranging from hobbyists to engineers at the world’s top high technology companies, assisting them with navigation of technical content, cross referencing, component guide selection and more.

Opportunities for Advancement

Digi‑Key believes providing our employees with an environment focused on learning and resources to continue to grow in their personal and professional development is critical to the success of our employees and Digi‑Key. Professional development programs available for most employees include opportunities such as skill development in a structured classroom environment, customized e-learning programs, and online work instructions. Personal development resources are also available including reference materials, computer-based training, online training, and other opportunities available through classroom instruction and in our Employee Resource Library. Digi‑Key also offers tuition reimbursement, scholarship programs, and Digi‑Key University.


You'll love a career in this area if:

  • Analyzing product movement excites you
  • You enjoy working with excel spreadsheets
  • You find building strong business relationships gratifying
  • You love making decisions that impact business

Career Path in Applications Engineering and Supplier Business

Associate Applications Engineering Technician

In this position you will learn various technologies, suppliers, and department functions within Digi‑Key while answering technical questions, writing online content and assisting customers.

Applications Engineering Technician

Apply practical knowledge of electronic components and experience designing electronic circuits or software by answering technical questions, writing online technical content, or more while specializing in a technology, supplier or department function.

Senior Applications Engineering Technician

Research, innovate, propose ideas, document, and test ideas to benefit customers while providing technical guidance, goal development, and mentoring others.

Principal Applications Engineering Technician

Anticipate needs of customers for technical content, design and build circuits, mentor others in the accomplishment of goals and represent Digi‑Key at business meetings.

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Digi‑Key University

Digi‑Key University (DKU) is a company-funded, credit-based, associate level degree program in Electronic Technology Marketing in partnership with Northland Community & Technical College. DKU’s mission is to provide education that will improve productivity through personal development and increased knowledge of Digi‑Key’s market, products, and applications.

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Digi‑Key is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer