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Title:  Product Validation Engineer

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country:  US
State:  CA
City:  San Jose
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Job Function:  Hardware(Analog)
Job Type:  Permanent

Renesas Electronics Americas (REA) is a dynamic, multi-cultural tech company where employees can learn, mentor and thrive. REA brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion dollar global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. We are developing technologies for the latest advances in mobile computing, secured connected devices, autonomous driving, smart homes and factories and more. Our solutions are at the heart of products developed by the major innovators around the world. Join us and be part of what’s next in electronics.



  • Work with state-of-the-art wireless power technology and power management ICs
  • Support product development life cycle from conception to release; this involves interfacing with multiple functional teams such as design, test, quality and other engineering groups
  • Develop production and characterization test plans and specifications
  • Design and debug hardware and software for lab validation and qualification purposes
  • Perform bench testing to measure various device parameters in the lab for design verification, characterization and correlation
  • Analyze measurement results and correlate the measurement between ATE and bench
  • Support device level and package qualification activities
  • Support failure analysis team with any qualification related failures or customer returns



  • A technology-related bachelor's degree in electrical engineering field or equivalent training and 3 years of related experience. An advanced degree may substitute for some years of related experience.
  • 3 years of experience in product development
  • Experience with LabVIEW is a plus
  • Experience with a PCB schematic and layout capture tool such as Allegro is a plus
  • Experience with a data analysis tool is a plus
  • Experience with automotive product development and procedures is a plus
  • Familiarity with failure analysis techniques and procedures is a plus
  • Proficiency with using basic lab test equipment (e.g. DC power supplies, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, etc.)
  • Interested and experienced in analog and mixed signal circuit technology and measurement techniques (power electronics preferred)
  • Interested or experienced in basic hardware debug
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto