Sr. Validation Engineer

2 weeks ago
Job ID
United States
Job Function
Permanent Full-Time

Company Overview

Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4100 colleagues we operate from 21 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.


TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


Our OPTEK Technology unit in Carrollton is an innovative leader in the optoelectronics and lighting industries. Equipped to meet the needs of our worldwide customers, OPTEK products can be found in office equipment, industrial applications, encoders, military and high-reliability applications, medical diagnostic equipment, automotive and lighting applications. With over 40 years of mounting, bonding, and packaging experience, our engineering teams have the skills and expertise to deliver optoelectronic solutions for the most demanding environments.

Role Overview and Responsibilities

  • Develop validation and verification methodologies and plans for projects of different sizes.
  • Develop and implement plans for final test systems.
  • Lead project team resources as assigned to validation/test activities..
  • Develop and deliver technical content including software, boards, plans and reporting as well as managing team.
  • Manage assigned projects through development lifecycle; demonstrate ownership and end-to-end accountability to oversee and complete projects in a cost-effective and timely manner.
  • Work with other departments within the organization to develop and refine validation and final test requirements.
  • Implement systems using automated test equipment, bench equipment and custom-designed hardware.
  • Ability to Plan and track projects via project schedules.
  • Resolve engineering design and test problems.
  • Communicate requirements, schedules and deliverable information to internal customers and suppliers.
  • Generate technical requirement specifications for externally contracted work.
  • Contribute to product design reviews providing validation/test considerations. 

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

  • BSEE or above 
  • 10-15 years minimum experience with experience in semiconductor validation activities and test system implementation.
  • Strong knowledge of semiconductor and device testing.
  • Good mechanical aptitude. 
  • Experience leading projects of various sizes.
  • Experience working with internal cross-functional teams.
  • Experience developing requirements for internal and external use 
  • Knowledgeable and capable of utilizing proper problem solving skills.
  • Ability to read and understand detailed technical documents such as design drawings, mechanical drawings, processes and product specifications.
  • Experience with project management tools.
  • Strong communications skills both verbally and written. Capable of working effectively with staff, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Experience with optical systems is a plus.
  • Experience in programming in C++ or testers required.
  • Failure Analysis (DFMEA) experience is a plus.
  • Personal Attributes: High-energy, creative and resourceful self-starter with demonstrated leadership skills. He/she is highly intelligent and enthusiastic with a commitment to excellence. The candidate must be able to balance theoretical thought with practical execution. In addition, he/she should possess the following competencies:
    • Leadership: A confident, mature person with the ability to connect and inspire her/his team. A proven track record of leading projects and designated teams that successfully achieve milestones and complete deliverables. 
    • Results-Oriented: A driver who possesses the ability to take actions and implement effective solutions in a timely manner
    • Problem Solver: A creative yet pragmatic problem solver. Methodical and hands-on as well as detail-oriented
    • Analytical Thinking and Decision-Making: Decisive and logical at thoroughly evaluating issues. Excellent planning, execution and project-management skills. 
    • Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills: A team builder and player, receptive to ideas from others. Shares information and keeps staff and partners informed. Works effectively with others to identify and resolve issues. Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to interact successfully with all levels of management as well as a diverse work force. 
    • Ethics: Highest level of professional integrity and honesty as well as personal credibility.
  • Potential travel up to 20% including global travel 


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