Hardware Validation Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
March 9, 2023

We’re looking for a Hardware Validation Engineer to help with verifying and validating our next generation electrical compute and sensor systems.


  • Develop and implement test methodology for verifying and validating hardware operation of complex systems.
  • Work directly with Aurora’s HW and SW Embedded design engineering teams to create validation test plans, procedures, and reports.
  • Plan, evaluate, and purchase required test equipment for validation work in the lab.
  • Perform component, board, and system electrical and functional characterization measurements.
  • Deploy automated scripts/software to test systems, analyze data, and create test reports.
  • Investigate failure root cause and help drive product improvements.
  • Support hardware design team with bringup, experiments/evaluations, and measurements.
  • Support and train junior team members with troubleshooting, measurements, and testing.

Job Requirements

  • BS or MS in Electrical or equivalent engineering field
  • Extensive experience in testing, analysis, or design of electrical systems.
  • Experience in communication protocols, such as I2C, SPI, UART, and MDIO.
  • Experience in measuring and qualifying high speed buses, such as PCIe, DDR, SATA, USB, and Networking.
  • Experience in using lab equipment, such as oscilloscopes, E-loads, VNA, TDR, and spectrum analyzer.
  • Strong knowledge of Electrical Engineering fundamentals

Desirable Qualifications

  • Proven experience in the product life cycle development process from concept to production.
  • Familiar with Python or other scripting languages.
  • Project management of complex systems
  • Familiar with EE design tools, such as schematic capture and layout
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