Microchip Technology Staff Engineer Validation in Hauppauge, New York


Microchip products are at the heart of millions of consumer devices and networks, and we are looking for an exceptional person to join our team. A candidate placed in this position will be an important contributor to the USB and Networking Validation Team, whose focus is bringing advanced connectivity devices to market. The candidate should have experience with the development of products with high-speed interfaces and be capable of authoring and overseeing the execution of validation plans. The most desirable candidates will also have the skills and experience required to support Microchip field engineers to solve the most complex customer challenges.


  • Lead Development of validation and test plans based on datasheets and by thinking beyond the design implementation to find elusive bugs and ensure sufficient test coverage to reach a production worthy device.

  • Drive high-level validation infrastructure definition for future new technologies

  • Specify and design test environments including

  • Software requirements

  • Lab Equipment requirements

  • Test board designs

  • Perform lab-based post-silicon validation data collection and document results.

  • Work with Design Engineering, Product Engineering, and Applications Engineering to validate new silicon products.

  • Work in the lab to replicate customer issues and, when necessary, interface directly with field engineers to root cause a customer problem.

  • Lead small teams to achieve program goals on firm timelines.

  • Manage resolution of silicon issues found during product life cycle.


Job Requirements:

  • Holds a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.

  • 15+ Years combined experience in one or more of the following:

  • High-Speed Digital design/testing

  • Analog/Mixed-Signal design/testing

  • Systems design/testing

  • Power IC Design and/or Test

  • Able to think of test cases and customer usage model that may violate the assumptions of designers and architects.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organization skills and the ability to develop hardware design specification based on input from multiple stakeholders and specifications.

  • Strong working knowledge of Electronics Lab equipment, e.g., Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer, Protocol Analyzer (any protocol)

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work in collaborative group environment.

  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision

Desired Skills/Knowledge:

  • Labview control of automated test environments

  • IC Device Characterization

  • Understanding of one of more of the following protocols: USB (USB3.0, USB2.0), USB Power Delivery, Ethernet (10/100/1000), Flash Media Standards

  • Experience in direct support of customers and Field Applications Engineers

  • Hardware Development (Schematic Design, PCB prototyping)

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