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VERIFICATION / VALIDATION ENGINEER

FUNCTION PROFILE

As Verification / Validation Engineer you are responsible for the verification of Mixed Signal product or IP development; specify, plan, execute and report V&V simulations of products and IP to proof the functional and structural correctness before production.

  • You define and apply appropriate verification strategies, at different abstraction levels. 
  • The definition and maintenance of the V&V simulation infrastructure, including generation of V&V specifications, test benches, Verification IP,  test cases, and reports.
  • Works closely together with Architects to understand the overall product concept and to discuss the V&V approach and results.
  • Supports the V&V Engineers in setting up their detailed test specifications and plan, analyzing defect causes and defect prevention measures.
  • Participates in Change Control Board, simulations, reviews, inspections, walkthroughs from the V&V perspective
  • Analyzing defect causes and suggesting defect prevention measures
  • Definition of the V&V simulation infrastructure, including, test benches, Verification IP, lab test infrastructure (both HW and SW), prototyping (FPGA and/or virtual prototyping).
  • Hands-on test activities on prototype or first silicon
  • Coaching/training Verification and Validation engineers
  • Targeting re-use of V&V components, Infrastructure, tooling and SW


HIGHLY SPECIFIC SKILLS AND COMPETENCES

  • Bachelor or Master in Electrical Engineering (or similar);
  • At least 5 years of working experience in Verification and Validation;
  • To ease the discussion with the architects and developers, knowledge of AMS IC development process, flows and IC application is a must.
  • Experienced in and affinity with AMS modelling and simulation methods, different V&V strategies, levels and tools. 
  • Experience with digital verification is preferred, UVM, coverage driven, PSL;
  • Experience with Analog Mixed signal design is a big plus; at least some fundamental knowledge of analog design principles and tooling.
  • Good skills in Verilog (AMS), System Verilog and/or VHDL, Tcl and/or Perl, Python, Linux/Unix scripting,
  • Experience with SystemC, XML, Ocean, Cadence EDA tooling is a plus.
  • Very accurate;
  • Good communication skills in English and the willingness to learn Dutch.


EXPECTATIONS OF TMC

We offer excellent contractual arrangements based on Employeneurship in the business model of TMC. Personal development and education in the form of: the benefit shop; one-on-one coaching; training hard and soft skills.

Next to this we also offer:

  • A permanent contract.
  • Employed by specialized business expertise/ cells.
  • Collective health insurance.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Involvement in the development of the company.


EXPERTISE TMC ELECTRONICS

Driven electronics experts, that is what we stand for at TMC Electronics. Driven to turn the challenges our customers face into effective solutions. To achieve that, every Employeneur has developed his own specialization within Electronics and Electrical Engineering over the years. All at a professional and/or academic level.

At the same time TMC Employeneurs are extremely curious. They like to look beyond the boundaries of their own domain and prefer to work in multidisciplinary environments. Simply because they can.

TMC Employeneurs effortlessly find their way to and within the core activities of the various R&D departments in the Dutch high-tech industry. Because of their unique expertise and their drive TMC Employeneurs are usually part of a strategic team. More often than not they are one of the driving forces or they fulfill the role of project leader.

In the projects our Employeneurs are in-sourced for, the trick lies in predicting the needs of the end customer. Of course, it is wonderful when our Employeneurs can bring a positive contribution to that process. It is our ambition to come up with and make solutions whilst relieving the customer of any worry or hassle. TMC Electronics focuses on chip, board level and system-level design services.

TMC Electronics clients include ASML, DAF, FEI, IMEC, NXP, Océ, Philips and TNO.

TMC is a unique collection of self-starting, highly skilled and almost self-employed technical professionals. Our unparalleled Employeneurship model offers engineers from all backgrounds the comforts of employment and the opportunities of entrepreneurship. This makes a challenging, stimulating environment that you are welcome to explore. 


TMC EMPLOYENEURSHIP MODEL

TMC is a unique collection of self-starting, highly skilled and almost self-employed technical professionals. Our unparalleled Employeneurship model offers engineers from all backgrounds the comforts of employment and the opportunities of entrepreneurship. This makes a challenging, stimulating environment that you are welcome to explore. 


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