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Staff Lab Characterization/Validation Engineer

Job No. 002433

Position Type:

Research & Development

Working Time:

Regular Fulltime

Job description / tasks and responsibilities:

  • • Responsible for design validation of integrated circuits (electrical and optical)
  • • Primary focus is creation of a validation plan, execution of the plan on new silicon, and creation of a validation report.
  • Utilizing lab bench equipment and measurement tools (LabView, lab equipment or ATE)
  • • Work productively and effectively in the IC development team and test development team
  • • Creation of test benches and automated verification simulations
  • • Performing block level and top level design verification
  • • Generation of relevant documentation (DV Plan, DV execution plan, customer reviews, etc.)


  • • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering with 10 years of experience in Design Validation, Characterization, or Test Engineering (with strong lab skills)
  • • Strong lab skills and/or National Instruments / LabView background
  • • Good circuit intuition, troubleshooting skills and design-for-test experience
  • A Test Engineering background may be advantageous
  • • Collaborative and respectful team player with mentoring skills, dedicated to the team’s success
  • • Good communication skills (both oral and written) are required

Place of Employment:

Plano, TX / USA / North America