Power Validation Engineer

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IL, United States

Web Site: www.itexpertus.com

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Power Validation Engineer


Vallejo, CA 



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Job Description:

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the power consumption characterization and analysis of highly complex consumer electronic devices for various product use-cases
  • Automating laboratory measurements with scopes/meters
  • Very good python skills for test setup automation using PyVISA and SCPI instrument commands
  • Generate power characterization test plans, power data reporting and documentation, prototype bring-up and debugging
  • Characterize power consumption, battery runtime, battery charging/discharging curve at each build and identify optimization opportunities
  • Root-cause and solve technical issues during new product development and in field escalations and power-regressions
  • Perform system level electrical characterization and PMIC validations.
  • Engage with CM (Contract Manufacturing) on reviewing validation plans, analyzing test data and solving hardware issues.
Required Skills (Technical Competency):
  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in consumer electronics power validations and hardware debugging
  • Experience with power test equipment, EE lab equipment (i.e. Oscilloscope, DVM, etc.), methodologies for testing
  • Experience with DC/DC regulators, battery power management and lithium-ion batteries, lab test equipment, automating laboratory measurements with scopes/meters, and very good python skills for test setup automation using PyVISA and SCPI instrument commands
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with Python programming and LabVIEW and automated test system design for hardware validations is highly preferred.
  • Experience with power/thermal performance and cost optimizations, battery pack and cell technologies
  • Experience with low power management and PMIC design
  • Familiarity with lab test equipment