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Validation Engineer

Full Time


Cirrus Logic International Semiconductor Ltd. is recruiting for a Validation Engineer in Austin, TX. Full-time schedule. Employees are generally expected to be available 8am-5pm Mon-Fri, but some flexibility is permitted. One opening is available. Duties include: Develop and execute tests on the lab bench per the validation plan during pre-silicon and post-silicon phases of the product to ensure functionality and performance as per the datasheet; develop automated test framework and regression test suites in MATLAB, Python and/or LabVIEW to optimize validation efficiency; work with validation peers to implement best practices and continuous improvements to Cirrus Logic validation methodologies; collaborate closely with IC Design engineers, Systems engineers and Application engineers to understand requirements and use cases; debug analog/digital silicon issues, board issues and Validation software/hardware tools issues; analyze test results and identify failures/defects using Business Intelligence tools such as Spotfire; design FPGA emulation and silicon validation board schematics and bring-up the platforms; develop and work with supporting HW (FPGA, DSP, ARM, 8051, JTAG, debuggers) and SW (Scripting, Schematic capture, C, firmware) collaterals.

The position requires a Master of Science in Electrical, Computer, or Electronics Engineering or a related field or the foreign educational equivalent plus five years of relevant experience, or, alternatively, a Bachelor of Science or the foreign educational equivalent in one of the foregoing fields plus seven years of relevant experience or a Ph.D. or the foreign education equivalent in one of the foregoing fields plus three years of relevant experience.

In all cases, the position also requires knowledge of analog to digital and digital to analog conversion technologies, Digital Signal Processing (DSP), time and frequency domain measurements, analog and digital circuit operation (amplifiers, power converters, processors, PLLs, etc.), black-/gray- or white-box modelling of integrated circuits, lab instrumentation automation, and VLSI design and test practices, use cases, and requirements. The position also requires proficiency with Matlab, Labview, TestStand, Python, digital HDL languages and design methodologies, PCB design tools/methodologies, debug tools (JTAG, debuggers), and circuit simulation methods and tools (SPICE).

The salary for the position is $146,102.12 per year. Group health insurance, short term disability insurance, and 401k plan are offered.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume to the address below for referral to Cirrus Logic International Semiconductor:


Attn: Job Ref #: Cir49770

Kate Dunn

Senior Recruiter

(see below)

This notice is being provided as a result of the filing of an application for permanent alien labor certification for the job opportunity described above. Any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on the application to the Certifying Officer of the Department of Labor at the following address:

Department of Labor

Employment and Training Administration

Office of Foreign Labor Certification

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Room N-5311

Washington, DC 20210


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