Job Description

Validation Engineer

Contract ton Direct 6+ Months M-F 40 hours weekly

Validation Engineer

Contract ton Direct 6+ Months M-F 40 hours weekly

Job Description

An exciting new fabless semiconductor company seeks an experienced High-Speed/RF Validation Test Engineer. The candidate will be involved with test plan development/execution, bench setup, and equipment/setup calibration for characterization of new-to-the-world very high speed analog and RF/mmWave integrated circuits. The person will work with industry leading design & systems experts, be responsible for validating, analyzing test data, and writing test reports for state-of-the-art mixed-signal/RF/High-speed SerDes ICs. They include very high-speed, deep sub-micron CMOS and SiGe circuits, related to PLLs, VCOs, Data converters, Interleavers, Track & Holds, ADCs, DACs, LNAs, Mixers, TIAs, and distributed amplifiers.


Qualifications and Requirements:

· Minimum 10 to 15 years of demonstrated related industry experience

· Hands-on experience in characterizing and troubleshooting very high speed serial interfaces and/or complex RF/mmWave devices

· In-depth understanding of PLLs and ADCs/DACs or RF/mm Wave circuit components

· Hands-on experience in Analog/Mixed-signal device bring-up and validation

· Detailed working knowledge of test equipment including spectrum analyzers, VNAs, network analyzers, high speed oscilloscopes, microwave sources, BERTs, AWGs, TDR

· Thorough understanding of sampling theory, phase noise/jitter, NF, intercept point, SNDR, SFDR, BER, EVM, PSRR, S-parameters, de-embedding, and eye measurements

· Experience developing characterization plans and procedures, evaluation hardware and test reports

· Good system level debugging skills

· Excellent problem solving and planning skills

· Strong sense of urgency and strong sense of ownership

· Ability to work closely with design, systems, and applications engineers

· BSEE degree or higher

· Must be a US citizen or permanent resident


Desired Skills:


· Background and experience in software/software control of lab equipment

· Experience automating tests and data acquisition highly desirable

· Strong Python, C/C++, or Matlab programming skills a plus

· Understanding of BIST and Scan testing a plus

· Experience with RF probing is desirable


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