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VLSI Test Engineer at Ayar Labs
Santa Clara, CA, US

The VLSI Test Engineer will be responsible for developing a wafer sort test program for Ayar Labs products. Responsibilities include interfacing with Design for Test (DfT) Engineers, design engineers, and Test engineers to create test programs on Automated Test Equipment (ATE). The ideal candidate is a hands-on self-starter who is able to develop and complete work based on input from colleagues, and who can effectively manage his or her own time to take projects to completion with limited supervision and guidance.

Key Responsibilities
• Define, develop, implement, and support ATE test program solutions for silicon photonics (CMOS + photonics) products
• In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in one or more of ATE platforms
• Understanding of DFT insertion techniques including SCAN, ATPG,  and LBIST
• Identify gaps in test coverage and design and implement new tests to improve coverage
• Test and validate product design compliance with margin to specification across all functional areas of the products
• Review technical specifications and interfaces for conformity to design guidelines and functionality
• Interpret test data and create reports based on the results

About you
• BS / MS Electrical/Computer Engineering (or equivalent experience)
• Ability to work with architecture, design, hardware, and firmware engineering teams to design and develop test suite
• Strong CMOS hardware knowledge required
• Self-motivated to deliver quality test results in a timely manner
• Work well in a team environment
• Collaborate across geographic sites and time zones

Preferred Skills
• Understanding of DFT insertion techniques including SCAN, ATPG,  and LBIST
• Ability to read and understand FW code
• Ability to analyze and understand complex architecture, firmware, software, and hardware specifications
• Experience working in Windows and Linux environments
• Ability to analyze problems and apply corrective actions
• Strong organizational and planning skills
• Desire to work in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent written (white papers) and oral communication skills
About Ayar Labs
At Ayar Labs we are lighting up electronics for a brighter future. With our deep ties to MIT and UC Berkeley, and our commitment to hiring the best engineers in photonics and electronics, joining our team gives you the opportunity to collaborate with brilliant people on challenging, paradigm-shifting work. Our optical I/O technology removes the bottlenecks created by today’s electrical I/O, making it possible to continue the computing system performance scaling that Moore’s Law enabled until now. We have a commitment to win big in the marketplace based on the strengths of our technology, and we approach everything with an eye to massive scalability. We believe that deep cross-collaboration between teams facilitated by honest, open debate is the best way to achieve big wins, leveraging our patent portfolio which promises products that deliver orders of magnitude improvements in latency, bandwidth density, and power consumption. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan designed to keep our team healthy and happy.