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Title:  Director of Test Definition / Architecture

Requisition ID:  44438

Nabern, DE

Job Function:  Manufacturing Operations

Renesas is looking for pro-active and results-oriented   
Director of Test Definition / Architecture (f/m/d)

Based out of our Nabern


Job Summary:
You will act as a subject matter expert, ensuring best practices in Director of Test Definition / Architecture related topics:

  • Supporting the Test Manager in achieving their strategic goals for the Test Team by providing technical support to the Manager and the team.
  • Possess broad awareness of testing approaches, practices and techniques in order to help design and deliver the overall testing methodology used by the team
  • Have the ability to monitor the effectiveness of the testing function and bring about improvements through insights gained via analysis at all stages of the SDLC/STLC
  • Identify what tools and technologies can be implemented, aligning with that already used across the broader development function and in-line with the skill-set of the team
  • Design and develop the test automation framework, harnesses and code libraries to enable the team to both use and enhance them across successive projects
  • Take responsibility for test infrastructure including environments and software, liaising with teams such as DevOps and Support in areas such as CI/CR and IT budgets
  • Provide technical know-how, documentation and training to test and other business functions
  • Stay up to speed on process, practice and technology developments to ensure they are brought in-house and enhance the solutions applied to the testing problems
  • Support feasibility study and budget planning of the development project
  • Drive and own the technical conception, methodology and definition of the test solution.
  • Act as technical interface between the engineering teams and rest of test & product team
  • Work closely with engineering during the design phase to ensure solid understanding of design and product details
  • Remove impediments for the team and ensure that all pre-requisites are available and documented in the test description in time to help optimize test and product engineering efforts
  • Perform test program and hardware reviews – including but not limited to test time reduction through analyzing tests requested and only implement what is must and needed
  • Drive technical innovation in the department and delivering lessons learned for test development after each project to continuously fine tune design and test interface, along with test program development and early trim implementation for the silicon
  • Ensure re-usability of existing test modules for a new program to reduce cost of development
  • Guide, mentor and train the test engineers


Your Profile:

  • Excellent team player with strong and assertive personality
  • Proven track record in ATE test development of mixed signal IC
  • Knowledge of Analogue Designs / Functions
  • Applications / Design background
  • Basic understanding of design blocks, topologies and how they get tested in production
  • Thorough understanding of mixed signal devices and associated test concepts
  • Ability to take decision and to prioritize work demonstrating strong leadership
  • Ability to work under pressure and with multi-site, multi-national teams
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Fluent written and verbal English is essential

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. A 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 Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.


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