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Job Code | #303

Application, Design Validation and Test Engineer


Aliso Viejo, CA

Job Overview:

Do you enjoy working in a creative fast-growing entrepreneurial environment? With indie you´ll never walk alone! We place high value on our teams and pursue excellence for our employees and customers!

indie Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in the design of innovative mixed-signal System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions for automotive applications.

Our design team develops custom and standard SoC solutions for automotive applications which integrate advanced digital ICs (Arm®Cortex® MCUs and/or DSP) with mixed-signal IPs into a single System-in-Package (SiP). Mixed signal IPs can include power management, RF, high voltage as well as high speed convertors allowing indie to provide highest integrated solutions to our international customer base.

We are seeking a talented, results-oriented individual to contribute to a growing design team focused on design validation, testing and application engineering focused on our automotive wireless charging products and roadmap. The successful candidate should have a deep and solid understanding of basic EE concepts and can apply them in real life lab work. The team member plays a critical role in creating system level hardware and software solutions for indie's chipsets that support application level chipset validation, support new product introduction (NPI) and transition to lead customer support. Close collaboration with IC, hardware, software, test and qualification teams is required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support wireless charging application development working in a lab environment with advanced lab and test equipment 

  • Responsibilities include design verification tests, system level tests, system design, system optimization, and troubleshooting both at chip and system level 

  • Develop automation software (Python and LabVIEW) for testing and application support 

  • Assist firmware development by defining and verifying application algorithms 

  • Participate in PCB development to fulfill and improve system level performance 

  • Collect, consolidate and analyze test data for debugging and verification 

  • Interact with lead customers on early bring-up and system development

Job Requirements

With us, you must love being part of an organization where everyone makes a difference and contributes to the company's success. Creativity, Ownership and Excellence are what we value.

These are the skills and know how an ideal candidate would bring. We understand that nobody is perfect! After all, your new job should challenge you and you should have the possibilities to grow.

  • Master´s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. Ph.D. is a plus

  • Must have a solid foundation on basic circuits. e.g. know how to analyze circuits in time, frequency and Laplace domain, and how a feedback system works

  • Must know how to program using common software languages. Knowing Python, C/C++, and/or LabVIEW will be a plus

  • Must be a team player – team culture is very important at indie

  • It is highly desirable for the candidate to have experience on some if not all the circuits: Op Amp, ADC, DAC, LDO and switching mode power converters

  • Lab experience, such as operating benchtop instruments such as DMM, power supplies, oscilloscopes is a plus

  • CMOS analog IC design knowledge is a plus

  • Embedded Firmware and driver level software experience is a plus


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Telephone: 949-608-0854

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