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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 RF Integrated Circuits those are used in Base Station units, Adaptive Antenna System (AAS) applications, 5G mmWave TX/RX, and SATCOM system
  • You will work with RFIC Circuit Design Engineers, Application Engineers, ATE Test Engineers, and Product Engineers to validate major RF blocks of the IC and ensure all the bugs of the IC before they get into production
  • 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
  • Automation Lab bench using Labview, Teststand, Python, Matlab is a plus



  • BSEE or equivalent experience (MSEE preferred) with 3-5 years' experience in relevant industry
  • New graduates and students will be considered for this role
  • Experience in scripting skills with Labview, Python, or Matlab is a plus
  • The ability to collaborate with different teams (Design, HW board teams and Firmware)
  • Experience with digital interfaces SMB/SPMI/QSPI/SPI/UART/I2C/JTAG.
  • Experience with lab equipment such as RF spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, Vector analyzers, RF signal generators, phase noise analyzers, oscilloscopes, DMM’s, etc.
  • Please be ready to work with ATE engineers and on mass production integrated circuits.
  • Good understanding of board schematics, experience with HW Silicon validation boards schematic reviews and coming up with HW board requirements for doing SOC validation.
  • PCB design and PCB signal integrity technique is important
  • Hands-on experience with engineering lab equipment and test techniques required for digital validation. 
  • 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