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Principal SoC/MCU Validation Engineer

Alif Semiconductor

Alif Semiconductor

Irvine, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Alif Semiconductor is revolutionizing the way secure connected AI-enabled embedded solutions are created. We are looking for motivated individuals who want to be involved in a fast-paced environment with cutting-edge technology.

Responsible for creating, maintaining, and operating automated test environment for Heterogenous Multi-Processor SoC, including:

  • Multi-Core Applications Processor
  • Real-time Processors
  • AI acceleration subsystem
  • Video and Graphics subsystems
  • Basic IO protocols (SPI/I2C/UART/I2S/I3C,)
  • Advanced I/O protocols (Ethernet, SDIO, USB, MIPI DSI, MIPI CSI)


  • Strong experience in Validation Automation with high level programming language for testing, such as python or Labview.
  • Experience in “C” based Software driven validation methods
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience working with multi-processor-based systems
  • Excellent knowledge of basic and advanced bus protocols
  • Knowledge and Experience with basic and Advanced I/O protocols such as I2C, SPI, UART, USB 2.0, Ethernet, MIPI CSI/DSI
  • Experience with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, debuggers, logic analyzer, signal generators, Temperature chamber
  • Knowledge and experience in embedded firmware development strongly preferred.
  • Expert Knowledge of Processor Validation with strong hands-on experience
  • Expert in handling validation board related issues.
  • BSEE or MSEE with 10+ years of experience.
We are considering applicants in Irvine OR the Bay Area.
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