Mentor, A Siemens Business Product Validation Engineer - 9586 in Cairo, Egypt

Product Validation Engineer - 9586


Company: Mentor Graphics

Job Title: Product Validation Engineer - 9586

Job Location: Egypt - Cairo

Job Category: R&D/Software Engineering

Job Duties:

  • Aim to reach a high quality level for Mentor Graphics Analog Circuit simulators (Eldo Platform™ and Analog FastSPICE (AFS) Platform™)
  • Participate in the test plan and quality plan definition of each release in coordination with development and marketing teams
  • Test and monitor simulator performance reporting any significant performance degradation
  • Create various test cases to evaluate new features using analog design languages (Spice, Verilog-A)
  • 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

Job Qualifications:

  • B.Sc./M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering with minimum of very good with honors
  • Beginner or experienced in analog circuit design and usage of commercial Spice simulators
  • Experience in writing Verilog-A descriptions is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of RF concepts and RF design is desired
  • Knowledge or interest in QA methodology and in development tools (version management, defect management, or test coverage) is highly desirable
  • Shell Scripting and UNIX knowledge
  • Fluent in English with good written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-Motivated, highly attentive to details and able to work independently