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Sr. Product Engineer at Syntiant
Irvine, CA, US
Primary responsibility to bring IC products to high-volume production. Primary interface to internal design teams, primary interface to suppliers and other 3rd party contractors and interfacing with customers regarding any and all production related issues. Responsible for the product from product inception all the way through end of life of the product.

Main duties for this role include but are not limited to:

Interface with design groups to ensure manufacturability of the product, including testability, yield, and quality

In case 3rd party IP is integrated with the product, ensure manufacturability, yield and testability of 3rd party IP

Close interaction with quality to ensure necessary quality requirements are properly implemented

Deliver production test program for the product, including HW development and bench correlation

Manage test program transfer to overseas test-house

Execute on product qualification of the product, including selection/qualification/interfacing with necessary 3rd party partners (HTOL, ESD, LU), package qualification and board qualification

Define and deliver package for the product

Drive product qualification schedule

Deliver required product qualification documentation

Maintain traceability of production flow

Drive ongoing cost reduction for the product (test time reduction, yield optimization)

Day to day management of foundry partner(s)

Day to day management of test partner(s)

Day to day management of packaging partner(s)

Own tape-out process including check-list

Manage field returns

Manage production release process

Manage product qualification budget

Own cost model and manage over-all cost trade-offs during product development process

Planning of test-chips, engineering samples and early production ramp

Minimum qualification for this role:

10+ years of relevant industry experience

B.Sc, M.Sc in EE preferred

Candidate has been responsible to drive silicon products into high-volume production with tier-1 customers

Experience with auto-motive products is a plus

Experience with embedded flash technology is a plus

Delivered products in advanced CMOS process nodes

Thorough understanding of industry requirements for high-volume Si product qualification and involvement with standards bodies (JEDEC)

Excellent network with tier-1 suppliers in the entire silicon supply chain

Fluent with Teradyne or Advantest test platforms

Proven debugging skills

Proven program management skills

Great team player, communicator and collaborator

Role is based in Irvine and will require occasional travel to meet with customers and suppliers