Product Characterization Engineer PC-4939

Manufacturing and Quality Engineering Austin, Texas

We are looking for a Characterization System Architect to add to our Product Test team! Working with high performance mixed signal products, you will play a key role establishing product readiness for our products.


  • Develop automated lab infrastructure and standards for silicon characterization process
  • Responsible for complete process planning and detailed execution to improve product characterization success
  • Responsible for definition and execution of experiments targeted at supporting and characterizing new products
  • Write and debug test programs for device characterization

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • A Bachelors or a Masters in Electrical or Computer Engineering with a minimum of 5 to10 years of experience in an application, validation or test engineering role
  • Proven expertise in STS test program development and design
  • Expert level knowledge in NI LabVIEW/TestStand architecture and design
  • Strong ability to design lab characterization environments, including test bench setups and software environment.
  • Ability to understand silicon, board hardware, and software interactions; including interactions that encompass customer usage models
  • Ability to develop a statement of work for experiments, and develop the test solutions to deliver on them
  • Ability to execute test plans against IC-level and system-level specifications
  • Problem solving skills applicable to board level, lab equipment, and software issues
  • Strong fundamental skills in the analysis of board level digital and high-performance analog circuits
  • Strong skills and experience using oscilloscopes, multi-meters, frequency domain signal analyzers, analog test stimulus generation equipment
  • Ability to learn and code routines in LabView, Python, and C#
  • Basic skills in statistical analysis
  • Basic understanding of SQL databases
  • Board design experience for high performance analog and mixed signal circuits

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to program and use NI-RIO Modular instruments
  • Ability to program NI Modular instruments in Python

This position is located in Austin, TX

Cirrus Logic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive to select the best qualified applicant for any opening and to reward employees based on their skills, experience and performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, gender, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.