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Validation Engineer

Validation Engineer
by Admin on 03-29-2022 at 2:44 pm

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What You’ll Do 

  • Characterize analog blocks and perform PHY/Link Layer/Protocol compliance against various industry standards such as PCIe and Ethernet
  • Bring up silicon, debug issues, present test results, and generate validation reports
  • Define test plans and develop test methodologies for various tests
  • Develop and standardize test scripts for various tests and automate test equipment
  • Determine equipment and accessories needs for various tests
  • Study signal integrity and power integrity for evaluation boards and for silicon

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering or Computer Science is at a minimum
  • 5+ years of experience is required
  • Strong knowledge in various specifications such PCIe (Gen1 to Gen6), IEEE 100G CK (C2M, CR, KR), and OIF 100G CEI (VSR, MR, LR), etc.
  • Strong programming skills in Python, Perl, Matlab, C/C++, or other scripting languages
  • Proficiency in using and automating test instruments such as Scope, BERT, Logic Analyzer/Exerciser, VNA, Power Supplies and Multimeters, etc.
  • Strong understandings of SerDes architecture (NRZ, PAM4) and theory of operation: PLL, CDR, CTLE, FFE, DFE, etc.
  • Experience in using compliance software such as SIGTEST, SEASIM, COM, etc.
  • Experience in PCB design and good understandings of signal integrity, insertion loss, return loss, TDR
  • Direct experience in SerDes related electrical validation
  • Working experience with PCIe and Ethernet protocol layers is a definite plus
  • Good understanding of design blocks like MAC and PCS is a plus
  • Experience in optical and die2die validation is a plus
  • Experience in Mango Database, HTML, JavaScript for data post processing and analysis is a plus

About You

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to listen to and appreciate ideas and opinions that differ from yours
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Superb analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Drives for consistency
  • Takes personal pride in high standard of outputs
  • Self-motivated and self-managing
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