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Validation Engineer (f/m/d)

Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation

Germering, Germany · Bavaria, Germany · Germany
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024
Company Description

Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portfolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.

Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.

Job Description

Role Summary

The validation engineer is responsible for testing that the manufactured Power Management IC is functionally correct in the lab environment. The engineer needs to understand the functional specification of the IC, devise the appropriate validation techniques for all the features, and create a validation test plan. Appropriate test bench setup, including hardware board design, is created and test cases are coded in software. The developed test suite is executed, data is gathered, and analyzed and validation reports are created, all within planned and agreed time scales.

The engineer will contribute to achieving one of the strategic business goals to develop the highest possible degree of automation of the validation test suite for Digital Power products in the Performance Power Business Division of Renesas Electronics. As such the engineer must be skilled in lab automation techniques, design of opened and extendable hardware, and software reuse methodologies.

The engineer will be part of a cross-site Validation Automation Group reporting to a local lead. Teamwork, communication, innovation, and technical leadership are essential for success in the role.

Qualifications

Required:

  • University degree in Electronics Engineering or a related discipline
  • 2 - 5 years of post-silicon bench validation
  • Good knowledge of power management applications in consumer electronic
  • Knowledge of voltage regulators (Buck, Buck-Boost, LDO), key parameters and measurement methods
  • Good level of expertise in lab automation, ability to propose improvements to existing manual techniques
  • Board level analog and digital circuit design expertise for PCB schematic creation
  • Proficiency with Python programming with particular use for lab automation hardware environments
  • Ability to debug any unexpected issue and identify root cause
  • Ability to work with minimal instructions
  • Goals-oriented and able to deliver on-time results under tight schedules

Important

  • Concise and precise communication, internal and with customer
  • Ability to work with engineers from other disciplines (circuit design, customer applications, software, QA)
  • Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity within multisite and multicultural environments
  • Flexible to undertake occasional international travel
  • Excellent command of verbal and written English

Additional Information

Renesas Electronics Corporation empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. The leading global provider of microcontrollers, Renesas combines our expertise in embedded processing, analog, power and connectivity to deliver complete semiconductor solutions. These Winning Combinations accelerate time to market for automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT applications, enabling billions of connected, intelligent devices that enhance the way people work and live. Learn more at www.renesas.com.

Renesas’ mission, To Make Our Lives Easier, is underpinned by our company culture, TAGIE. TAGIE stands for Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative and Entrepreneurial. Our goal is to embed this unique culture in everything we do to succeed as a company and create trust with our diverse colleagues, customers and stakeholders.

Renesas Electronics is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to supporting diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For more information, please read our Diversity & Inclusion Statement.