Silicon Validation Engineer CH

Kandou Bus

Lausanne, CH
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 04/13/2021
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About Kandou Bus

Developer of a SerDes IP and chip serial links designed to provide enhanced communications between chips inside electronic systems. The company's chip links increase the bit-rate and the reach for given physical communication and reduces the power consumption, enabling users to get compute power in a smaller form factor, at a lower cost and less energy consumption.

Job Description

We at Kandou are a team of passionate professionals striving to make a mark in the trajectory of the semiconductor industry. Our list of costumers reads like a who's who of the technology world. If you love to be part of a start-up that is challenging established tech giants and you are a proactive problem-solver who is motivated by pushing your limits and challenging the status quo, we have an opportunity for you.


Kandou Bus is looking for a Software Silicon Test and Validation Engineer who enjoys a challenge in IC validation, test bench setup, board design, and software development for our Lausanne office.


Key Responsibilities


·      Development of scripts and programs for integrated circuit validation, characterization and ATE.


·      Development of test benches (which using lab instruments, Raspberry Pi, microcontroller and FPGA)


·      High speed board design (schematic, PCB and follow manufacturing)


·      Perform silicon validation and characterization for Serdes products


·      Demos for customers and support on the EVMs




·      The candidate should have a Bachelors’ degree in Electrical Engineering (ideally with an apprenticeship        in  Electronics).


·      Minimum 3-5 years of experience


·      Experience in Python and C/C++


·      Background in test equipment and measurement automation


·      Experience of hardware programming through serial port, GPIB interface and possibly I2C, SPI and USB.


·      Knowledge of semiconductor test flow


·      Experience in high speed or high frequency signal measurement.


·      IC validation and test experience (bring up, characterization and ATE)


·      Proven track record in silicon validation


·      Experience on SerDes links would be a plus


·      High-speed design boards


·      Customer support experience


·      Lab skills (soldering, board rework, …)



·      Willing to travel occasionally


If you recognize yourself in all that, and love to be part of a growing Company, are a good team player with an upbeat approach to life, we would love to know you.

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