Principal Validation Engineer

ENGINEERING Mechelen, Belgium


The Principal Validation Engineer will evaluate system and functional requirements and validate silicon prototypes and products against these requirements. You may also support customers throughout their evaluation and design-in of OVT products. Through your background in CMOS sensor development you have the ability to develop a deep understanding of the product functionality.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Development of requirements and validation methods
  • Set up evaluation system and hardware in the image sensor evaluation laboratory
  • Bring up silicon and validate CMOS Image Sensor Performance and Function
  • Develop thorough understanding of the product capabilities, performance and behavior in a customer application
  • Develop reference implementations to reproduce customer use cases in our lab
  • Support the local sales and support teams with expert product knowledge


  • Combination of 10+ year experience in a variety of disciplines related to CMOS Image sensors
    1. CMOS Image Sensor Readout and Control circuit design
    2. HDR and Global Shutter Pixel Development
    3. Image Sensor Electro-Optical Characterization & Functional Validation
  • Familiarity with schematic and layout tools
  • Experience with electrical testing and debugging tools such as an oscilloscope
  • Must have a strong teamwork mentality, excellent communication skills, and the mentality to build and foster relationships with customers and management
  • MSEE or equivalent through experience