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Title:  Sr Validation Engineer

Country:  US
State:  AZ
City:  Tempe
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.



  • Validation and characterization of mixed-signal timing circuits used in synchronization and networking applications, including but not limited to optical networking, Routers, switches and baseband units
  • Set design validation strategies, develop measurement techniques and generate test-benches for digital timing circuits
  • Lab Bench and ATE evaluation and correlation for production release
  • Work closely with digital/analog designers, applications engineers, and manufacturing test to support both pre-silicon verification and post silicon validation efforts



  • BSEE or equivalent experience (MSEE preferred) with 5+ years' experience in relevant industry
  • New graduates and students will be considered for this role
  • Experience in scripting skills with Python
  • PCB design and simulation
  • PCB signal integrity
  • Understanding of Analog / Digital phase Locked Loops (APLL / DPLL) and signal processing
  • Hands-on experience with engineering lab equipment and test techniques required for digital validation.  Timing equipment such as logic analyzer, high speed oscilloscopes, TIA’s, pulse generators and power supplies
  • Understanding of statistical techniques
  • Understanding of transistor-level digital circuit design and of IC semiconductor fabrication processes is recommended
  • Knowledge of FPGA implementation, RTL, and Verilog HDL is recommended
  • Effective communication skills, flexibility, a strong teamwork approach, and the desire to work in a fast-paced aggressive environment are necessary



Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix