Graduate Opportunity

System Evaluation Engineer

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As a System Evaluation Engineer in our Newbury office, you will perform hands-on testing and test development for all aspects of digital and mixed-signal validation. You will work on complex emulation systems and will contribute to improvements in test methodology within Cirrus Logic. As an adaptable and pragmatic individual, you will work in a fast-paced, dynamic and creative environment, find outstanding mentors and quickly become a valued part of our team.

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  • Testing of mixed-signal integrated circuits from a user perspective on an FPGA-based emulation platform
  • Validation of new digital IP and architectures on an FPGA prior to silicon being produced
  • Building reliable and reusable tests for complex chip evaluation on an FPGA
  • Working with the Verification team to off-load system-based and interoperability tests from the simulation environment
  • Working with the post-silicon Validation team to ensure a smooth flow across pre and post-silicon test phases, maximising both efficiency and coverage
  • Contributing to the development of a comprehensive set of evaluation tools
  • Defining and running functional evaluation tests to prove the FPGA builds prior to FPGA distribution.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree qualified in Electronics / Engineering (or similar)
  • Knowledge of evaluation techniques and methodologies, including strong debugging skills
  • Experience in use of lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analysers, AP / APX etc
  • A curious and enquiring mind with the drive to follow through on getting answers
  • A lateral thinking problem solver, keen to engineer innovative and creative solutions
  • Able to work to tight and variable time scales
  • Able to work independently as well collaborate well with others
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

Knowledge of “c” language and scripting languages
Experience in use of tools such as TestStand
Good personal skills to be able to interface to diverse groups within the company
Experience working in a silicon development environment

Beyond a competitive salary, enjoy generous benefits including:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Critical Illness cover
  • Dental Plan
  • Eye Care
  • Health Screening
  • Employee Happy Hours
  • Employee discount programmes
  • Free Vend and subsidised canteen on-site (Edinburgh office)
  • Employee Incentive Plan
  • Company pension
  • Robust training and development programme that addresses technical/professional as well as personal development.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: DR-4282
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  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Newbury (Berkshire)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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