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Title:  Sr. Staff Test Engineer

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Location: 

Durham, US

Job Function:  Hardware(Analog)

Renesas is a global semiconductor company providing hardware and software solutions for a range of cutting-edge technologies including self-driving cars, robots, automated factory equipment, and smart home applications. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.

 

Renesas is a global, multi-billion dollar, publicly-traded company headquartered in Japan, and has subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. Renesas is a dynamic, multi-cultural technology company where employees learn, mentor, innovate and thrive. Renesas is extending our share in fast-growing data economy-related markets such as infrastructure and data center, and strengthening our presence in the industrial/IOT and automotive segments. Our solutions drive products developed by major innovators around the world. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics.

 

Job Description
Renesas is an industry leader in the design of power management IC’s. We are seeking a highly qualified test engineer to develop high end test solutions for our power management products. In this role, you would be responsible for test engineering projects and activities which would involve the development of test hardware and software from the design stage through new product release and high-volume production. Probe and package test solutions will be developed on the Eagle ETS364 and Advantest 93K testers. 
Test development engineers are critical to Renesas' power management products.  They interface directly with the design team to define unique and novel test solutions for our current and future generation products.  Test engineers also play a critical role in working with the applications team to shape the final device datasheet through IC characterization and validation activities.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop ATE test solutions for new power management IC products including buck-boost battery chargers, multi-cell balancing/protection circuits, and core regulator controller IC’s
  • Full ownership of the ATE test solution from planning stage to production
  • Generate test plans and identify requirements to execute on deliverables 
  • Develop multi-site wafer sort and package test solutions for new products.  Responsible for hardware and software design and development
  • Develop ATE tests for characterization and validation of new products
  • Perform full checkout of test solution to support manufacturing transfer. This includes full multisite checkout, data gathering, data analysis and presentation of results.
  • Ability to interface with design, applications, and product engineering to debug new products and characterize the performance

 

Qualifications
Minimum

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer engineering or Computer science
  • 12+ years direct experience in new product IC test development
  • Strong ATE test development and debug skills
  • Hands-on experience in ATE test development for analog, digital and mixed-signal IC’s
  • Proficient with ATE analog and digital instruments
  • Proficient with ATE hardware design
  • Programming experience in languages such as C++, basic, Perl, python, etc.
  • Experience with Teradyne ETS364 or Advantest 93K ATE systems
  • Ability to work within a cross functional development team 
  • Experience in ATE characterization and test time reduction

 

Preferred

  • MSEE
  • 8+ years direct experience in new product IC test development
  • Evidence of leadership capacity
  • SMPS controller ATE test experience (Buck, Buck-Boost, Boost)
  • Experience with statistical analysis tool such as JMP

 

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

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