Hardware Engineer IV

Infotech Sourcing - Menlo Park, CA

Responsibilities

Lead Hardware Validation and performance characterization by developing and executing comprehensive test plans for each program at every phase.
Work closely with the other product teams and ensure alignment of validation and characterization plans.
Validate the signal integrity, power integrity, protocol compliance, co-existing, and eco-system interoperability. Characterize power consumption and device run time.
Provide expert root cause and corrective action support to resolve any and all issues found.
Track validation progress, present data, draft whitepapers, and represent status at milestone reviews.
Plan and budget lab equipment needs to ensure we have the capability to measure and debug all interfaces and technologies.
Manage interaction with third party test labs and contract manufacturing partners.
Participate in design reviews and make recommendations to support validation strategy.


Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.
Experience in consumer electronics or related fields, proven understanding of overall hardware system architecture common to consumer electronics products.
Experience with high speed interface validation and standards compliance.
Working knowledge of the latest standards and industry trends in USB, HDMI, PCIe, MIPI, etc.
History of developing validation best practices.
Technical breadth in at least two multiple consumer electronic domains – signal integrity, power/battery management, RF, Audio, sensors.
Experience working on hardware system coexistence and interoperability etc.
Interpersonal skills and experience to indirectly manage and drive various cross-functional team members (EE, SW, RF, Audio, PD, etc.).
Experience working with overseas development and manufacturing partners.


Preferred Qualifications
Master in Electrical Engineering
7+ years of experience in consumer electronics or related fields, proven understanding of overall hardware system architecture common to consumer electronics products
7+ years of experience with high speed interface validation and standards compliance
10+ years of experience in consumer product or IC validation
Desire to define, document, and continuously improve test processes to increase our test coverage based on lessons learned
Experience interacting with test equipment vendors and knowledge of state-of-the-art test equipment
Experience managing lab equipment selection and budgeting to support next-generation interface protocols
Working experience working with android and tool chain. Experience Creating test scripts

Posted On: Friday, March 26, 2021



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