Share this Job

Sr Prin Characterization Engr

Apply now »

Date: Mar 6, 2018

Location: Colorado Springs, CO, US

Company: Cypress Semiconductor Intl

Job ID

Requisition Id:- 11241

Job Description

Cypress Semiconductor is looking for a senior level Characterization Engineer in our Colorado Springs System Resources design group. This individual will be responsible for characterizing state-of-the-art Core IP for industry leading IoT and Automotive SoCs.  This engineer will work closely with the Design, Product, Test, and Validation teams to ensure new platform silicon meets specifications and reliability requirements.

Key Responsibilities

Performs silicon evaluation and characterization of Core IP on Cypress microcontrollers.

Has the mindset to go beyond specifications to determine where the part breaks.

Creates test plans, develops programs, reviews data, and debugs problems of silicon circuits.

Leads the Cross Functions Team to solve problems.

Writes test programs for automatic data acquisition, analysis, and reporting.

Leads improvements in the Core IP characterization processes and performance.

Desired Skills and Experience

Expertise in characterizing and testing power mode transitions of integrated circuits.

Expertise in electrical and electronic test equipment (set-up and measurements) such as high-bandwidth oscilloscope, logic analyzer, power supply, etc.

Experience with engineering and productivity software tools such as Labview, Matlab, JMP, Python, “C”, scripting languages, and MS office.

Experience with PVT characterization of: PLL, DLL, FLL, clock generators, linear regulators, switching regulators, boost regulators.

Ability to debug board and test set-up issues

Ability to refer to schematics, board, & BOM files.

Good understanding of analog and digital circuit fundamentals.

Good written, verbal communication & data analysis skills.

Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.


Cypress is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, or status as a Protected Veteran.


Cypress Semiconductor does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Cypress Semiconductors employees or any other company location. Cypress Semiconductor is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs

Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Supply, Testing, Engineering, Automotive, Operations, Technology