Validation Engineer

  • Category
    Engineering - Electronic
  • Location
    Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh
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Spring Engineering have an opening for an experienced Validation Engineer to join their client's organisation based in Edinburgh on a permanent basis.

The overall responsibility of the group is to perform system level verification and support of systems, from promotion through to customer platform integration.

Applicants should hold a relevant degree in Electrical/Electonic Engineering or equivalent.

The Role

The main responsibility of this role is to generate & deliver data (by means of technical reports) to the Project Team, the Design Team and System Architect team. This data is used to support the Product during several stages of Maturity gates during the product development, thru to Mass Production and Product release. In order to achieve this the Application Engineer shall be responsible to develop validation test environment (using Python), used to perform device level validation, to analyse and report product performance data, developing a deep product knowledge and understanding of product performance and customer use-cases.


IC Validation Engineer
Experience with Mixed Signal IC Validation; Inc. Photo Diodes, ADC, TIA's, I2C/SPI, Bandgap, LDO's, etc...
Validate the performance of new silicon, and debug where appropriate i.e. where it does not perform as expected with feedback to the design team including documentation of issues.
Work closely with the Hardware & Software design teams to ensure an efficient time-to-market of the new product.
Where required, documenting test requirements, plans and procedures, test results and equipment setups.

Essential Skills and Experience:

Degree (BEng/MEng) in Electronic/Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
Relevant industry ideally in a validation role.
Able to demonstrate a solid understanding of mixed signal semiconductor device validation and characterisation techniques.
Ability to capture requirements and translate them into written specifications.
Strong programming and fault-finding skills in the development and debugging of test programs using PYTHON language to control Device and Test Equipment.
Previous experience of Optical semiconductor devices an advantage.

Additional Skills

PCB & Validation Test requirement specifications
Plan and Manage Validation Test execution
Validation test development from specification to execution
Liaise with all stakeholders: design, HW, project
Automation of measurement equipment/instrument e.g. SMU, DMM, Oscilloscopes, etc...
Python scripts or software programming experience
Troubleshooting, debug and problem solving

Please apply on-line with up to date CV. Spring Engineering Solutions (a trading name of Roevin Management Services Limited) acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Spring Engineering Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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