Mentor, A Siemens Business Product Validation Engineer - 9653 in Cairo, Egypt

Product Validation Engineer - 9653


Company: Mentor Graphics

Job Title: Product Validation Engineer - 9653

Job Location: Egypt - Cairo

Job Category: R&D/Software Engineering

Job Duties:

  • Aim to reach a high quality level for one or more of the following products:
  • Analog Characterization Environment (ACETM)
  • Integration of Mentor Graphics simulators in Custom IC Design Environments
  • Responsible for the test plan definition and participate in quality plan definition of each release in coordination with development and marketing teams
  • Create various test cases to evaluate new features using analog design languages
  • 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 Usability (GUI) 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 Computer or Electronic Engineering, with minimum of very good with honors
  • Strong software programming skills with good knowledge of Analog/Mixed-Signal IC design flow
  • Familiar with analog design or CAD engineering using Cadence Virtuoso┬« or Synopsis Custom Designer┬« analog design environments
  • Experience in usage of commercial Spice simulators
  • Knowledge or interest in QA methodology and development tools (version management, defect management, or test coverage) is highly desirable
  • Preferred to have some knowledge of GUI testing principles (knowledge of QT and Squish is a plus)
  • Scripting in one or more of the following is needed: Shell scripting, Python, Perl, Tcl/TK, SKILL
  • Knowledge of C++ and Object Oriented concepts is a plus
  • Fluent in English with good written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-Motivated, highly attentive to details and able to work independently