Randstad Analog Mixed Signal Validation Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Analog Mixed Signal Validation Engineer


Hillsboro, OR

Date Posted:

Friday, October 7, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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We have a 5 month contract opportunity for an Analog Mixed Signal Validation Engineer in Hillsboro, OR.

Job Description:

In this position, you will be working as part of a pre-silicon validation team for future microprocessors and/or SoCs and will be responsible for mixed signal validation in the pre-silicon environment.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

-Functional validation of products with both analog and digital components in them using digital and mixed signal simulation tools

-Defining and developing necessary validation infrastructure tests, checkers and occasional scripting in perl or unix shell to execute the validation plans to ensure functional correctness of the design

-Read and interpret technical specs and create high quality technical documentation

-Understanding DUT specifications, digital logic and analog circuit implementation, defining validation strategy, creating test plans

-Document validation plan and create appropriate software/content to execute to the plan

The ideal candidate should exhibit behavioral traits that indicate:

-Strong problem solving

-Ability to deal with ambiguity

-Effective communication

You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work, research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum qualifications

-Must have either a BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Electrical and Computer Engineering

-2yrs experience with basic analog, mixed signal circuits

-2yrs experience with digital logic design and simulation using Verilog/VHDL

  • 1yr experience in developing verification collateral using SVTB based OVM/UVM or Verilog/VHDL

  • 1yr experience with high speed I/Os like DDR, PCI-express, USB or similar IO interfaces

  • 6mths experience with computer architecture

  • 6mths experience with scripting languages like Perl and/or Shell

  • 6mths experience with circuit simulation tools like Pspice and application of circuit analysis concepts

  • 2yrs experience with UNIX or Linux*

Preferred qualifications

-6mths+ experience with Verilog-A/VHDL-A/AMS and mixed signal simulation tools like Cadence* AMS, Mentor* ADMS and/or their equivalent

-6mths+ industry experience in SOC/ASIC verification

-6mths+ experience in post-si debug and validation

-Working knowledge of C/C++/SystemC and other high level languages

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