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Title:  Hardware Engineer


Ottawa, ON, CA

Job Function:  Validation Engineer

Job Type: Permanent  - Full Time 

Travel Required: 0% 

Remote Work Available: No 


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 portolio 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 the 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
We are building a new team to validate PCI express ASICs. You will be responsible for protocol validation of these devices. Other team members will focus on electrical validation and S/W tool development. This is an opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in the dominant interconnect technology used in data centres and automotive markets.


We are looking for a hardware engineer who can demonstrate the ability to quickly acquire new knowledge, and successfully accomplish high-level goals with minimal oversight. You should be able demonstrate from your experience, a working knowledge of H/W development and validation processes such as:


•    High speed PCB design
•    Validation plans 
•    ASIC validation 
•    Lab debug
•    Lab automation


•    Develop and execute Validation plans for PCI Express ASICs
•    Design validation boards
•    Develop python scripts for ASIC validation and debug
•    Debug protocol issues with analyzer and exerciser 
•    PCI Express Compliance testing 
•    Customer support 




Ideal Candidate will have 3+ years of experience and knowledge of the following:


Qualifications Requirements

•    High speed board design
•    High speed NRZ SerDes
•    Lab debug 
•    Lab equipment, protocol analyzer, etc. 
•    Python
•    Excellent speaking, reading and writing skill in English 



•    FPGA design
•    Intel servers, PDKs, etc. 
•    MatLab
•    PCI express protocol
•    ASIC development
•    Git, GitLab, Jira 




Electrical Engineering Degree

Renesas Electronics Canada is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, creed or religion, age, sex (including gender and pregnancy), sexual orientation, marital or civil status, same-sex partnership status, family status, disability and any other characteristic protected by law. Renesas is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.#LI-ED1