Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Description

The IC Verification Solutions (ICVS) division of Mentor, a Siemens business, is looking to hire a “Software Testing & Quality Assurance Engineer” for its Cell Characterization and Analysis Platform.

Responsibilities:
• Aim to reach a high quality level for the Mentor KronosTM  product
• Participate in the test plan and quality plan definition of each release in coordination with development and marketing teams
• Create various test cases to evaluate new features using cell netlists (SPICE), cell Libraries (Liberty), and possibly cell models (Verilog)
• Analyze defects reported by customers and automate their test cases
• Run the adequate tests, analyze the test reports, make the diagnosis of problems, report them to development teams and possibly suggest the way to solve them
• Consider different quality attributes (FURPS) while validating the various products with special emphasis on Performance attributes
• Measure the test coverage and suggest improvements
• Use products as a designer and report issues and suggestions to enhance them
• Work closely with the development team to optimize the development and validation cycle time in an Agile process

Requirements:
• Background in Computer/Electronic Engineering
• Good knowledge and usage of a SPICE simulator
• Good understanding of standard cell, I/O cell, and memory designs
• Good understanding of Characterization flow is a plus
• Knowledge or interest in QA methodology and in development tools (version management, defect management, test coverage) is highly desirable
• Good knowledge of scripting languages such as Linux Shell/Perl and TCL/TK is a plus
• Fluent in English with good written and verbal communication skills
• Self-Motivated, attentive to details and able to work independently


Job ID: 116786

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Mentor Graphics (France) SARL

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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