Product Development Engineer

San Jose, CA 95113
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Job Description

Become a member of one of the largest electrical engineering companies in the world.
In this position, you will be responsible for ensuring the testability and manufacturability of integrated circuits from the component feasibility stage through production ramp.

Make significant contributions to design, development, and validation of testability circuits. Evaluation, development, and debug of complex test methods. Develops and debugs complex software programs to convert design validation vectors and drive complex test equipment. Creates and tests validation and production test hardware solutions. Tests, validates, modifies, and redesigns circuits to guarantee component margin to specification. Analyzes and evaluates component specification versus performance to ensure optimal match of component requirements with production equipment capability with specific emphasis on yield analysis and bin split capability. Analyzes early customer returns with emphasis on driving test hole closure activities. Creates and applies concepts for optimizing component production relative to both quality and cost constraints. Autonomously plans and schedules own daily tasks, develops solutions to problems utilizing formal education and judgment.

Responsibilities include, although not limited to:

  • Requires a developed working knowledge in a specialized or intellectual field of study such as engineering, computer science, programing or a  related field.  Applies advanced principles, theories and concepts to one or more specialty areas.  Expands knowledge and skills to other specialty areas.
  • Independently plans and schedules own work to meet goals and deliverables with little direction.  Most assignments are delivered in the form of expected results. Responsible for multiple aspects of a project.
  • Regularly performs independent analysis, development, and implementation of solutions to difficult problems in computer science, programming or engineering which have broad implications to project outcomes.
  • Builds productive internal/external working  relationships.  Coordinates with members of own team regarding planning and objectives.  Communicates progress and achievement of project goals to team.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to write status reports, share strategies, and ask questions
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, problem/conflict resolution skills
  • Effective prioritization and time management skills
  • Willing to work autonomously and collaboratively in a team environment


You must possess these minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidate.

Minimum Education Requirements:

Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

Minimum Qualifications:

2+ years of experience in Digital Testing or Design

2+ years of experience in TCL, PERL, Python, C and/or C+

Preferred qualifications:

Technical debugging skills
Experience in DFT, high-speed memory testing, or ATPG

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Other Locations

US, Oregon, Hillsboro

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

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