Principal Validation Engineer


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Location Cork
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
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Principal Validation Engineer

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Job ID: JOB-13218
Principal Engineer- Validation

Job Description:

Department Description

The Analog Power and Interface Division (APID) provides solutions for power conversion and system interfacing that complement Our Clients’s wide variety of products, such as MCUs, MPUs, and FPGAs. The power conversion portfolio includes a wide range of products including linear regulators, MOSFET and motor drivers, switch-mode controllers, switching regulators, and LED drivers. For higher power density solutions, APID also offers integrated power modules, which combine a regulator, inductor, and input/output caps into a single package. In addition to power conversion, APID produces protection and distribution devices, such as supervisors, load switches, hot-swap controllers, and efuses.

What will you do in this position

Reporting to the APID Validation Manager Engineer in Bucharest, Romania you will be part of Global APID Product/Validation Team as a Product/ Validation Principal Enginier, responsible for Automated IC Validation.

What’s attractive about this opportunity

This position will allow you to address several markets with their distinct constraints and challenges. This is a great opportunity for self-motivated team player willing to grow and impact business by contributing to solutions to tomorrow’s challenges.

Key job responsibilities/duties include:

  • Automated test development: develop an automated test capable of collecting data for datasheet char graphs. This would include software development to support the process.
  • Gather data on new products using meters, power supplies, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, network analyzers, generators, I2C and SPI, relay boards, thermostreams, electronic loads.
  • The ability to gather and analyze the data and be able to do analysis on it (mean, standard deviation, graphs) using Excel and VBA.
  • Prepare validation plan (define measurement conditions with designer/application teams).
  • The ability to take the data gathered and to select the right equipment for testing speed/accuracy ratio.
  • Play the role of mentoring for junior engineers. Help them to understand validation flow and prepare them to validate project on their own.
  • Maintain, execute, analyze, debug test environments, and to interpret the test results.
  • Provide training and support with other team members.
  • Integrate new instruments, algorithms in automated validation setup by developing new libraries in LabVIEW.
  • Ability to select the most appropriate equipment to be acquired for the validation of the new lines of products.
  • Ability to work remote on bench.


  • Degree in Electronics, Automatics or Electrical Engineering.
  • 7+ years of experience in electronics. At least three years’ experience in validation or similar area. Competencies
  • Area of experience must cover validation for at least a few families of circuits: Power management circuits (BUCK, BOOST, LDO, Power Controllers), Opamps, Comparators, DACs, ADCs, digital circuits, I2C and SPI communications.
  • Knowledge of LabVIEW or similar tools used in test automation.
  • PCB design experience is a plus.
  • PCB rework skills are an advantage.
  • Should have good knowledge of English and good communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, locally and globally.

For further information on this role in Validation please contact Michael Brennan on or 086-440 3742

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Michael Brennan


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Principal Validation Engineer

Michael Brennan

Role Type Permanent
Contact Michael Brennan
mobile +353 86 440 37 42
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