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Title:  Validation Engineer (Lowell MA or Tempe AZ)

Requisition ID:  39866

Lowell, MA, US Tempe, AZ, US

Job Function:  Validation Engineer

Company Overview

Renesas is a global, multi-billion dollar; publicly-traded company headquartered in Japan, with subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. 


We provide 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.


Ours is a dynamic, multicultural 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 centers, 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.



  • Validate and characterize of RF Integrated Circuits those are used in Base Station units, Adaptive Antenna System (AAS) applications, 5G mmWave TX/RX, and SATCOM system
  • Develop bench automation software using NI LabView, Python or similar language, to automate lab equipment
  • Design RF Evaluation/Reference board for IC product including base-station sub-6Ghz  and mmWave devices
  • You will work with RFIC Circuit Design Engineers, Application Engineers, ATE Test Engineers, and Product Engineers as functional team from early definition stage to production release.  
  • Set design validation strategies, develop measurement techniques and generate test-benches for digital timing circuits for major RF blocks of the IC and ensure all the bugs of the IC before they get into production
  • Document and present your validation and characterization report to functional team and helping to identify issues early



  • 0-3 years of experience with test automation software, such as Labview, Test Stand, Python, or Matlab.
  • Experience with RF hardware is a plus.
  • The ability to collaborate with different teams (Design, Product Engineering, Test Engineering, Application Engineering)
  • Experience with digital interfaces SMB/SPMI/QSPI/SPI/UART/I2C is a plus
  • Familiar with lab equipment such as RF spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, Vector analyzers, RF signal generators, phase noise analyzers, oscilloscopes, DMM’s, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with engineering lab equipment and test techniques required for digital validation.  
  • Effective communication skills, flexibility, a strong teamwork approach, and the desire to work in a fast-paced aggressive environment are necessary



  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or applicable experience


H1B eligible: yes

Relocation eligible: yes

Renesas Electronics America 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.

Nearest Major Market: Lowell
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston