Senior DRAM Validation Engineer

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OSI Engineering, Inc.
Automation, Computer, DDR SDRAM, DRAM, Data collection, Debugging, Design engineering, Electrical engineering, Oscilloscope, Hardware, Laboratory equipment, PCB, Semiconductors, Systems architecture, Specification, Software engineering, Systems design
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Seeking a Sr. Validation Engineer for a large tech company in Sunnyvale, CA and Chapel Hill, NC

The Senior Validation Engineer will develop new and challenging test methodologies for high speed electrical interfaces. The engineer will work on the newest DRAM interface technologies in development today, validating memory devices on the newest server systems before they are available in the market. The engineer will work in the lab to automate data collection and provide results to ensure robust system performance and specification compliance. The engineer will have the opportunity to interact with many different teams including design engineering, external customers, and marketing/application engineering. The engineer will work with processor-memory interfaces, including DDR topologies and protocols, as well as high-speed signaling, including signal integrity and power integrity concepts.


  • Lab bring-up and validation of high-speed memory buffer semiconductor products.
  • Develop test methodologies for validating silicon designs against JEDEC and internal specifications.
  • Develop scripts for automating lab equipment and for analyzing lab data.
  • Work with silicon design teams to develop experiments, drive data collection, and present results analysis.
  • Provide inputs to FPGA, system, and PCB design requirements.
  • Support Applications Team in understanding and resolving customer issues.

Required Skillset

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 4+ years of validation experience with at least 2 years in memory interface and/or high-speed serdes testing.
  • Fast learner with interest in hands-on lab work and writing software for lab automation.
  • Experience with lab equipment, especially high-speed oscilloscopes.
  • Experience writing lab automation scripts, especially in Python and/or Perl.
  • Must be a team player and work well with other lab engineers and circuit/logic/system designers

Desirable Skillset

  • Knowledge processor / memory system architecture.
  • Understanding of high speed interface concepts, including signal integrity.
  • Working knowledge of test and measurement equipment, troubleshooting and debugging.
  • Hands-on hardware experience with x86 computer systems.

Location: Sunnyvale, CA or Chapel Hill, NC

Type: Fulltime

Posted By

Keon Paulino

901 Campisi Way, Suite 160 Campbell, CA, 95008


Company Information

OSI Engineering is a leading talent acquisition and services company, building powerful IT and Engineering development teams to meet speed-to-market demands across the US. We develop, implement and manage workforce solutions through every stage of the product lifecycle, from early application development through final production, delivering the highest-level technology professionals. Our capabilities include technical staff augmentation, managed service programs and resource planning solutions.

With over 20 years of experience, OSI’s technical expertise spans the software stack from the firmware layer up to the user interface. We deliver dynamic and diverse teams for IT Services, Networking Data Services, Cloud Infrastructure and Services, Big Data, Mobile Hardware and Applications, Internet of Things (IoT), Connected Car, Enterprise Information Security and Data Science. Our quality-focused approach to talent acquisition and services helps our clients successfully launch their concepts and products that change the world.

Dice Id : 10365912
Position Id : 6554587
Originally Posted : 2 months ago