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Senior Silicon Systems Validation Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

Ireland - Dublin, IE

Requisition ID:  3616

Qorvo is All Around You! We make a better world possible by providing innovative Radio Frequency (RF) solutions at the centre of connectivity. We are a global company thriving on a culture of innovation, diversity, and inclusion. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers’ most complex technical challenges.

Decawave is a pioneer in ultra-wideband (UWB) technology and provider of UWB solutions for mobile, automotive and IoT applications. Decawave was founded in 2007 and has deployed more than 8 million chipsets in more than 40 different market verticals – from smartphones to drones. In February 2020 the company became part of Qorvo and with that the Ultra-Wideband Business Unit (UWBU) within Qorvo Mobile Products


Senior Silicon Systems Validation Engineer


Qorvo is seeking to hire a SENIOR SILICON SYSTEMS VALIDATION ENGINEER to strengthen the company’s Ultra-WideBand (UWB) Semiconductor design and test validation team.

Based in the Company’s UWB silicon design center (formerly Decawave), in Dublin, Ireland, you will work on ground-breaking UWB technology that will be used in an amazing variety of products. Your role will be to ensure that our silicon systems will work flawlessly in our customers products and that we ship high volume silicon of the highest quality. In this role you will work closely with some of the pioneers of UWB technology in our IC systems & design teams, IC production test team and our applications teams. The work is technically challenging and highly rewarding.

The ideal candidate for this position is a critical thinker who has experience working with loosely defined problems and creating innovative solutions. Join us as we make UWB ubiquitous in markets such as Mobile, IoT, automotive and many more.


Job Responsibilities

· Create test programs, design hardware test systems

· Partner with project management and engineering leadership to develop lab characterization plans for UWB ICs

· Design test solutions for characterization of UWB ICs

· Identify test-gaps and time-consuming tests and build solutions that are reliable and fast to improve time-to-market

· Design, Build and Execute lab characterization tests using automated test software (Python based)

· Debug, analyze and report on IC functionality and performance

· Analyze large datasets, write technical reports, and contribute measurement results to the product Datasheet

· Work closely with IC designers and architects to improve the product performance

· Work with cross-functional teams on the application of UWB in customer products

· Drive data-review meetings for specification compliance

· Mentor junior validation engineers


Key Requirements

· A strong degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline

· 5+ years’ experience in the areas of IC and system validation

· Experience in evaluating/characterizing ICs, preferably wireless ICs.

· Experience with automated test equipment set-ups and scripting (Python, LabVIEW, etc.)

· Well versed in the usage of lab equipment (oscilloscope, programmable power supplies, signal generators, spectrum analyzer, etc.).



We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets – we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.



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