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Validation Team Lead/ Group Manager



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Prague, Czechia
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

Job Type: Permanent - Full Time

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Remote Work Available: No

Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.

Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.

Validation Team Lead / Group Manager

Position is open for Prague/Lisbon

Validation Team Lead assumes full responsibility for a team whose task it is to test that the manufactured Power Management IC is functionally correct in the lab environment. The Lead must understand the functional specification of the IC, ensures that the appropriate validation techniques are devised for all the features and that the validation test plan is created. The Lead drives definition of appropriate test bench setup, including hardware board design and then distributes development of test cases covering the full set of features and test conditions. The developed test suite is executed, data gathered, analyzed and validation reports are created; the Lead is responsible for all reviews and sign-off. In summary, the Lead owns the validation development and execution and ensures all deliverables are provided on time with expected quality.

The Lead will partially own and contribute to achieving one of the strategic business goals to develop highest possible degree of automation of the validation test suite for Digital Power products in Performance Power Business Division of Renesas Electronics. As such the Lead must be skilled in lab automation techniques, design of opened and extendable hardware and software reuse methodologies.

The Lead will be part of a cross-site Validation Automation Group reporting to a local or remote Manager. Teamwork, communication, innovation and technical leadership are essential for the success in the role.

Required skills:

  • 10 or more years of post-silicon bench validation, including technical or team leadership experience

  • Capable to lead Silicon Validation effort for a complex IC

  • People management skills – striving to lead a successful and happy team

  • Strong knowledge of power management applications in consumer electronic

  • Knowledge of voltage regulators (Buck, Buck-Boost, LDO), key parameters and measurement methods

  • High level of expertise in lab automation, ability to propose improvements to existing manual techniques

  • Board level analog and digital circuit design expertise for PCB schematic creation

  • High proficiency with Python programming with particular use for lab automation hardware environments

  • Ability to debug any unexpected issue and identify root cause

  • Ability to work with minimal instructions and available

  • Support and mentoring of team members on any level

  • Goals-oriented and able to deliver on-time results under tight schedules


  • Concise and precise communication, internal and with customer

  • Ability to work with engineers from other disciplines (circuit design, customer applications, software, QA)

  • Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity within multisite and multicultural environments

  • Flexible to undertake occasional international travel

  • Excellent command of verbal and written English


  • University degree in Electronics Engineering or a related discipline

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