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Design Validation Engineer

Job Title:

Design Validation Engineer



San Jose, California


Position Duties:

Responsible for validating and characterizing integrated circuit (IC) products from tape-out through release to production.

Job duties include:
•          Develop validation and characterization plans, bench hardware and software
•          Drive new silicon product bring-up, debug and characterization to determine product             performance
•          Serve as the central resource with design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and                 marketing as the product(s) move to production release
•          Test data analysis, supervision of lab measurements, data sheet preparation and                     reliability testing review
•          Schedule and maintain status of new product validation, characterization process                   and qualification issues pertaining to new product introduction
•          Interact with internal design, manufacturing and applications on all product issues
•          Support device failure analysis as required to resolve any device-related problems


Minimum Requirements:

Master’s in Electrical Engineering or related field

2 years of experience


Prior Experience to include:
•          Validation and characterization of semiconductor products
•          Statistical analysis methodologies to evaluate silicon performance to specification                 limits
•          Lab equipment (including oscilloscopes, power supplies, DMMs)
•          Board-level evaluation and debugging
•          Programming languages including C, C++, and Python
•          PC and UNIX