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Title:  Staff Test Engineer

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  San Jose
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Office:  REA(San Jose)
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.


The position will be responsible for developing production test solutions for high performance analog and mixed-signal Power Management integrated circuits. This includes design and development of test methodologies, developing test hardware schematics and reviewing PCB layouts, test program development and debug, test correlation and transfer to manufacturing sites. Test program is developed in Visual Basic/C/C++ programming language using automated test equipment. Advises on design for testability, provides test throughput enhancements and identifies and eliminates test yield issues. Interfaces with Marketing, Design, Product and Applications teams for new product development and Manufacturing teams to support high volume production.


Core Responsibilities / Essential Functions:

  • Develop production test solutions for new Power Management products, including test software and hardware design
  • Interface with external vendors to develop test schematics, optimize test hardware layout, component selection and manufacture of all necessary test hardware. 
  • Work with design engineers to implement required test modes
  • Develop and validate test solutions to ensure test coverage, correlation to bench measurements and measurement repeatability
  • Support IC characterization and qualification
  • Coordinate with remote manufacturing sites to release new test solutions to production
  • Provide production sustaining support to reduce test time, improve measurement stability and assist on yield issues


Skill Requirements:

  • BSEE or MSEE
  • New College Grad or an individual with 3-8 years’ professional industry experience (preferred) in a test engineering role will be considered
  • Knowledgeable in DFT and DFM techniques, IC product development and manufacturing flows
  • Experience on Teradyne Flex or Advantest 93000 test platform is preferred
  • Experience working on Power Management products and large scale mixed-signal PMICs is highly preferred
  • Proficient with Cadence schematic tools and lab and bench equipment
  • Data and statistical analysis capability and knowledge of Gauge R&R
  • Strong communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills are essential


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran


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