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Lead Characterization / Test Engineer
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Through Cadence's Electronic Design Automation (EDA) products, we've worked with a wide range of customers, from helping build the world's most powerful supercomputer to innovating in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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This is a unique opportunity to join the rapidly growing team in the SerDes IP R&D Group at Cadence Design Systems. We are looking for a Lead Engineer who will be a key contributor to our advanced high-speed SerDes IP products.
This is a hands-on technical position.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities :
Key contributor to R&D team to conduct testing and characterization of latest generation high speed SerDes IPs
Develop software scripts and custom firmware for optimizing SerDes IP performance in both our own lab as well as at the customer site
Generate test reports, application notes, and technical marketing documents
Position Requirements :
B.S. / M.S. Electrical / Computer Engineering (or similar degree)
Good understanding of electronics and communication basics
Hands-on lab experience with instruments like high-speed oscilloscopes, BERTs, VNAs, spectrum analyzers, etc.
Strong debugging and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Highly motivated and enthusiastic about learning new skills
Experience in working with high-speed SerDes is desirable
Experience with test chip bring-up, validation, and / or characterization is a plus
Experience with script-based test automation in Perl, Python, or other scripting tools is a plus
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