Engineer, Silicon Validation


Campbell, CA

Engineer, Silicon Validation

The Silicon Validation Engineer will be responsible for validation and qualification of integrated circuits (silicon ICs) as per requirements driven by product definition. The ideal candidate will be a critical member of the Validation team that is responsible for qualification of solid-state connectors that encompass industrial/mechanical design, RF, high-speed electrical interfaces. He/she will create/edit test plans and execute on these plans on a strict time schedule.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Work with a team of validation and characterization engineers responsible for product qualification.
  • Lead the silicon validation efforts including creating/editing test plans as per product requirements.
  • Work with the design team for new products validation and characterization, create test and characterization reports
  • Review and/or create schematics/layout of test platforms as per product requirements.
  • Create and maintain measurement automation platforms
  • Create/edit test plans based on system specifications that may relate to signal integrity, RF, mechanical integrity, electrical, and requirements based on generic protocols.
  • Execute and stand behind the qualification of the product, from a mass production perspective, in consumer electronic devices


  • 1+ years of product validation and characterization experience for consumer/enterprise applications.
  • Validation and characterization experience of ICs targeted for any of the high-speed protocols- USB3.0; PCIe 2/3; DisplayPort; HDMI; SATA/SAS; MIPI.
  • Team player with interest in filing up gaps in product development, as needed.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in EE/CS or equivalent.