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Director of Validation Engineering

Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation

Dallas, TX, USA
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

As a Director of Validation Engineering, you will be responsible for managing a worldwide team of Silicon validation managers that are responsible to validate new silicon. The team will own delivering bench testing and aligning on key requirements with design, test, systems, QA. This leadership role will drive validation strategy and execution for the business. You will be responsible to evaluate resource needs and contribute to the business strategy from a validation perspecive. This position will mentor and develop leaders in your organization and work with company and external partners to support the team, align on common methodologies and identify where improvements can be made. This will be a Hybrid work model in the Dallas Texas area.


Experience in test leadership role:

  • 10+ years

Degree & Education

  • BSEE or greater or Professional equivalent.

Complexity & Problem Solving

  • Ability to develop and implement strategies and maximize productivity of four or more validation teams worldwide.

Collaboration & Interaction

  • Establish relationships with leadership within and outside the organization as needed. This role will report to a senior director.

Knowledge & Application

  • Strong project management skills
  • Proven record of leading teams to high performance in validation for power and mixed signal ICs
  • Ability to set priority and propose the best silicon strategies considering development efficiency, cycle time, and thoroughness of catching silicon bugs and behaviors.
  • Develop and mentor validation managers.
  • Ability to collect technical information and organize / present them as needed.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Align on hardware strategies, automation, reporting and other team deliverables.
  • Knowledge of various test power topologies (PMIC, Drivers, High voltage, High Current devices)

Other Considerations

  • Management references, peer references, examples of professional accomplishments

Additional Information

The expected annual pay range for this position is $160,000-$280,000. This position is also eligible for the STI bonus opportunities. Please note that final offer amount will be dependent on geographic location, applicable experience, and skillset of the candidate.

Renesas offers a full range of elective benefits including medical, health savings account (with applicable medical plan), dental, vision, health and/or dependent care flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits, life insurance, AD&D, and pet insurance. In addition to elective benefit options, benefited employees receive company-paid life insurance and AD&D, LTD, short term medical benefits as well as paid sick time, paid holidays, and accrued paid vacation. New employees will attend a detailed benefit orientation to learn more about our many benefits and resources.

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

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 celebrating 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 federal, state or local law.