Novelda AS

Address: Garverivegen 2, 3850 KVITESEID
Phone: +47 35053223

Vacancy Details

Created 20.10.2014
Expires 30.11.2014
Company Novelda AS
Employment Full-time
Job type Permanent
County Telemark
Phone +47 35053223

Job Description

Novelda is currently in the process of strengthening its Engineering team with an internal Validation / Characterization group. the addition of a highly skilled and experienced IC Validation / Characterization Engineer. The ideal candidate has +7 years background from semiconductor test / validation / characterization, experience from building such functions and team management. The IC Validation / Characterization Engineer will collaborate closely with the IC-design group and the operations department to secure product quality from the design phase to full volume production.


  • Build and manage an IC Validation / Characterization team.
  • Work with design teams to isolate design errata, perform failure analysis, and verify design fixes.
  • Maintain and analyze characterization data to ensure that the data matches design goals while also identifying potential problems in production.
  • Define, develop, and/or acquire software and/or hardware tools in support of validation efforts.
  • Develop automation scripts to automate data collection, decrease data collection times, ensure repeatable measurements, and generate reports.
  • Perform system-level verification prior to production release to identify potential problems.
  • Enable and/or perform characterization and functional testing through the development of robust and reusable test patterns.
  • Building sustaining engineering competencies within the validation team.


Minimum qualifications

  • MSc in Electrical or Computer Engineering.
  • 7+ years of experience in mixed-signal, post-silicon validation.
  • Experience developing test methods and executing test plans against device and system-level specifications.
  • Hands-on lab/debug experience with mixed-signal ICs.
  • Strong technical knowledge of analog and digital circuits.
  •  Knowledge of circuit design, device fabrication, and board design.
  • Strong  foundation in development and execution of validation test plans, designing test boards, writing automation test scripts, Writing block test firmware, and building system-level configurations.
  • Flexible in working hours and travel.
  • Good oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate across levels within and outside of the organization.
  • Self driven, willingness to make decisions.


Preferred skills:

  • Experience in building and managing highly productive teams is desired.
  • Experience bringing new antenna products to volume production. 


To read more and find out how to apply, please visit Novelda AS here.