Post-Silicon Validation Lead

Mountain View, CA
About us:
Aeva is building the next generation of sensing and perception for autonomous vehicles and beyond. With its unique ability to measure instantaneous velocity for each pixel, long-range performance at high resolutions, while being free from LiDAR or sunlight interference, Aeva’s 4D LiDAR is built from the ground up at silicon photonics scale for mass-market applications.

Role Overview:
We are looking for an experienced post-silicon validation lead with experience in planning and executing the validation of complex SoCs.

What you'll be doing:

  • Creating HW/SW requirements for silicon bring up
  • Creating or specifying bring up diagnostics
  • System-level debug
  • Develop and operate pre/post-silicon tests from prototype through silicon validation to production

What you'll have:

  • 5+ years background in SoC and high-performance IP verification
  • 5+ years background in 1st silicon system bring up
  • 1-2+ years background in firmware/software/diagnostics development
  • Extensive experience in board/platform-level debug, including power delivery and sequencing, clock delivery, silicon failure analysis, and power measurement
  • Extensive experience in debugging tools and industry standards like Coresite, Lauterbach, JTAG, etc.
  • Expertise in the use of lab equipment, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, protocol checkers, etc.
  • Strong background in computer architecture and digital signal processing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate deeply with design, verification, architecture, operations, and management teams
  • Ability to deliver results in a very fast-moving environment
  • Desire to learn & implement groundbreaking new hardware technology


  • Knowledge of advanced verification techniques (transaction-level self-checking test benches, constrained random testing, UVM, etc.)
  • Experience with emulation
  • Leadership skills
  • Proficient in scripting/software development with Python, C/C++
  • Experience debugging analog issues

What's in it for you:

  • Be part of a fast paced and dynamic team
  • Very competitive compensation and meaningful stock grants
  • Exceptional benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and more
  • Unlimited PTO: We care about results, not punching timecards

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