Location Cork
Contact name: Micheal O’Maoldomhnaigh

Contact email:
Job ref: 1144
Published: almost 2 years ago

Our a leading Multinational Semiconductor Power Company requires Senior Staff Systems Test Engineer to join our growing team in Cork, Ireland,


You will be involved in development of integrated circuits at the heart of modern
power systems.

In this position, the successful candidate will work with an experienced team and be exposed
to the entire product lifecycle. This is a senior role with the opportunity to create real impact
within the organization and build a promising career.


Include the following:
  • Specification, design, and implementation of FPGA-based system emulation platforms for mixed-signal architectures
  • Management of FPGA emulation system throughout product development lifecycle.
  • Custom PCB design and development to support FPGA based HW emulation.
  • Prototyping and debug of mixed-signal designs on FPGAs
  • Development of verification IP for use in the emulation of mixed-signal architectures.
  • Verification scope will encompass analog, digital and firmware functions as well as evaluation and benchmarking of full system performance.
  • Development of lab automation, including the control of instruments to ensure repeatability of bench-level regression test results, with automated data collection and test-case scoring.
  • Work closely with analog designers, digital designers, systems architecture, firmware, applications and test engineering to specify, design, develop and manage a verification system for complex FPGA emulation platforms.
  • Perform bench characterization on VRTT system to verify system performance.
  • Verification of FPGA and silicon digital protocol interfaces for spec compliance (SVID, VR1x, SMBus).
  • Work closely with test and application engineering teams to develop evaluation PCB’s and hardware required for validation and testing of silicon.
  • Coordinate projects that span multiple teams
  • Recruit top talent to grow the team capacity
  • Seek opportunities to continuously improve quality and processes
  • Track and report progress of the projects against key milestones
  • Provide an environment where collaboration, effective communication and learning is fun and rewarding


Successful candidates will have most of the following:
  • PhD, post-graduate or degree qualification in Electronic Engineering or similar.
  • 10+ years’ relevant engineering experience.
  • 2+ years of people management experience with a design team
  • Expertise of User Experience, Product Design and Product Management
  • Experience of full-product verification flows, including HW, SW, FW etc.
  • Experience and knowledge of power conversion.
  • Experience with embedded systems.
  • Experience of IC verification and methodologies for automotive markets
  • Knowledge of ISO26262.
  • Experience of working in wide-ranging roles and flexible environments.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • The ability to work with cross-functional teams.
  • The ability to support and mentor less experienced team members

For further information please contact Mícheál at Software Placements on 00353 1 5254642 or email