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Product Engineer - Silicon Development


Development/Review of production test plans to verify product performance, debug of Digital and Mixed-Signal SOC's and statistical analysis of data in order to audit/set test limits per the datasheet specifications.

Interact closely with Design Engineering, Test Engineering, Applications, Supply management team and the quality & Reliability Engineering to analyze/resolve issues as they relate to sample, pre-production, Qual plans and full production release of the product.

Will need to review/drive semi-conductor test/manufacturing flows (Wafer probe, Package test, BurnIn and System level test) with OSAT vendors/contractors.

Drive designing/reviewing Burn-In, HTOL and other Quality & Reliability screens needed for the product qualification.

Will need to work with internal and offshore test facilities to release products to production.

Will be responsible for correlating the test solution to lab/manufacturing/customer platform in order to validate the product design, fabrication process, packaging technology and manufacturing robustness.

Track product in production for yield management and quality excursions on an on-going basis.


Candidates will have a B.S. in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering plus 7 years of directly related experience, or equivalent experience and evidence of exceptional abilities.

5 years of experience in semiconductor product development.

5 years of experience with developing tests, patterns/vectors, timing, and diagnostics on Automated Test Equipment.

Ability to understand and analyze digital & analog mixed-signal logic and circuits.

Statistical analysis experience to determine population mean and outliers etc.

Pareto analysis experience to drive debug and yield improvement processes

Debug experience in hardware, software, device, and/or manufacturing domains.

Experience with ATE testers/ equipment's, logic analyzers, voltmeters, oscilloscopes, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers and other debug tools.

Experience with a scripting language (Perl, Python, shell script, or similar).

Good communication skills and the ability to work with geographically distributed product engineering teams.

Ensure all aspects of product manufacturing, including hardware, documentation, BOM's and costing are in place for the production release of the product.

Understanding of Semiconductor Manufacturing test-flows (Wafer Probe, Package Assembly & Test, Burn-In, System Level Tests)

Preferred Skills:

Experience with C++, Java, C, or C#.

Familiar with JTAG IEEE 1149.1 specification and other Design-For-Test/Debug features.

Familiar with hardware description languages.

Experience managing projects of 6-12 months duration.

Familiarity with Automotive Quality standards, AEC Q100