Working at Valens

Valens is a fast-growing fabless chip company with breakthrough HD technology that is set to become the new digital connectivity standard for the home entertainment sector of the consumer electronics market.

Exciting challenges?

Check. By joining our world-class team, you will take on challenging responsibilities and directly impact the bright future of home entertainment.

Great atmosphere?

Check. Valens is a dynamic company with an informal atmosphere. You will work with other talented and dedicated people in a stimulating and supportive environment.

Promising future?

Check. At Valens, you will advance your career in a promising company at the heart of an expanding market. Plus, we are backed by leading venture capital firms.

Please see our current job opportunities below and submit your CV to jobs@valens.com today. If you don’t see the perfect fit for you, please let us know what you are looking for. We are always interested in meeting the best and brightest in the industry.

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System Engineer
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

  • Work closely with Product and RnD, V&I and SW teams
  • Participate and lead in the definition of the Architecture of new products
  • Define test procedures, test benches and priorities
  • Define SW requirements functionalities for new devices
  • Provide system specification for VLSI SW and Validation

Job Requirements

Bsc/Msc in Electrical Engineering

  • At least 3 years' experience in system engineering / system architecture
  • Experience in VLSI chips architecture, VLSI chips test specifications, test bench definition
  • Background in VLSI chips bring up is advantage
  • Ability to read and understand hardware modules data sheets
  • Experience in defining software specifications, board specifications, and test specifications
  • Experience in translate customer requirements to actual HW / SW modules requirements
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Validation & Integration Team Leader
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

  • Define and implement testing & QA methodologies and test approach, test planning, manual testing, test automation, test environment setup.
  • Works collaboratively, as part of the development team with HW engineers, software engineers and application/ product groups to define and execute tests throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Lead Validation engineers team and support them technically and personally
  • Report to Senior Validation TL /Director. 

Job Requirements

  • BSC. In Computer Science / Electrical engineering
  • At least two years' experience as Team-Leader
  • Strong experience in manual and automatic testing of combined hardware and software systems testing
  • Ability to review requirements and build testing coverage accordingly
  • Good knowledge and understanding of testing process; methodology and product life cycle
  • Special technologies knowledge: HDMI, Networking, USB – An advantage
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Senior Board Design Engineer
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

  • Responsible for developing new reference designs & applications (based on Valens chip set and various peripherals).
  • Supporting Sales Dept. with providing technical product advice and resolution of applications related issues.
  • Main Interfaces in/outside Valens:R&D engineers, sales representatives and customers.

Job Requirements

  • Hands-on experience designing and accompanying full product design process
  • At least 7 years of experience with board design (analog and digital)
  • Demonstrated experience in high-speed digital and analog PCB design, layout, production, bring up and debug
  • Experience working with external designers and manufacturers of Mechanical enclosure - advantage
  • Experience working with thermal analysis - advantage
  • EMC – Experience with design and testing using external labs – advantage
  • Experience in board design for video applications (e.g. Camera, DVR or Video matrixes) – advantage
  • Experience with 10G Ethernet board design – advantage
  • Excellent communication skills with fluent verbal and written English
  • BSc/MSc – in Electronic Engineering from leading university

 

Key Success factors:

  • Self-motivated and high dedicated
  • Work independently to contribute new ideas and convert ideas into innovative solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and efficiently
  • Strong communication skills
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FPGA Engineer
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

  • Responsible for developing new FPGA based reference designs and applications based on Valens chips. 
  • Main Interfaces in/outside ValensR&D engineers, contractors, sales representatives and customers.

Job Requirements

  • Engineering background (7 years of experience or more)
  • Demonstrated experience in designing complex designs including coding, Verification and integration of 3rd party IPs.
  • Experience with FPGA implementation (synthesis, P&R, timing closure) and Lab debug
  • Design coding language – Verilog.
  • Experience with FPGA embedded processors  (Nios/MicroBlaze/MICO)  - advantage
  • Good understanding of Ethernet, Networking, Microprocessors, HD Video and Audio – an advantage
  • Experience as a team leader and external sub-contractors management - advantage
  • Experience with embedded firmware coding  - an advantage
  • Expert in VLSI, FPGA and SoC design
  • Excellent communication skills with fluent verbal and written English
  • BSc/MSc – in Electronic Engineering from leading university

Key Success factors:

  • Self-motivated and high dedicated
  • Innovative, open mind and thinking “out of the box”
  • Work independently to contribute new ideas and convert ideas into innovative solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and efficiently
  • Strong communication skills
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SW Engineer
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

Lead definition, development and delivery of software systems for embedded, mobile and PC.

 

Job Requirements

  • A master in all software platforms for an interesting and challenging job designing and integrating embedded platforms together with control software
  • At least 5 years of experience in C/C++ development over embedded software.
  • Capable of grasping an overall view of a complex software/embedded system.
  • Experience with Embedded OS systems and multi-threading products.
  • Experience with GUI development over PC
  • Experience with multiplatform development tools such as HTML5 and Xamarin – advantage
  • Experience with implementing web-server applications – advantage
  • Experience with TCP/IP protocols – advantage
  • External sub-contractors management experience - advantage
  • Excellent communication skills with fluent verbal and written English
  • Self-motivated and high dedicated
  • Innovative, open mind and thinking “out of the box”
  • Work independently to contribute new ideas and convert ideas into innovative solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and efficiently

 

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Real Time Software Engineer
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

  • Work on embedded Real time system.
  • Develop high level and low level applications, USB and network protocols in multithreaded environment.

Job Requirements

  • BSc/MSc in Electrical Eng. or computer science
  • Real time SW development at embedded environment with at least 3 years of experience – a must
  • Low level development experience – a must
  • Strong experience in Multi-Threading environment– a must
  • Programming languages: C & C++
  • Good knowledge and understanding of HW drivers, previous experience with microcontrollers- an advantage.
  • Good knowledge and understanding in networking & networking protocols – an advantage
  • System view and high level design background
  • Team Player, highly motivated, independent, dynamic, good people and communication skills
  • Fluent in English & Hebrew
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SW Engineer - Tools Team
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

  • SW engineer at the tools SW team

Job Requirements

  • BSc in computer science
  • Knowledge in C/C++  - a must
  • Knowledge in OOD & OOP – an advantage
  • Matlab, Simulink – an advantage
  • Highly motivated, independent, dynamic, good people and communication skills
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Senior SW Engineer - Tools Team
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

  • Senior SW engineer at the tools SW team, developing DSP simulator and code generator.

Job Requirements

  • BSc/MSc in computer science
  • Strong knowledge in C/C++, experience of 5 years and above - a must.
  • Experience in OOD & OOP – an advantage.
  • Matlab, Simulink – an advantage.
  • Hardware development language (Verilog/VHDL) – an advantage.
  • Ability to work independently on a complex and ambitious project.
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HW Lab Engineer / HW Lab Practical Engineer
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

 

  • Leading R&D HW boards/System Debugging
  • Support lab users on a daily basis
  • Develop, build, and perform HW validation tests
  • Create and configure setups for lab users

Job Requirements

  • BSC in Electronic Engineering or Practical Engineer
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar position - a must
  • Experience with board-design tools (Schematics + layout) - a must
  • Experience in working with Lab equipment (Scope, Logic analyzer, VNA) – a must
  • Background in HW development – an advantage
  • Experience with Perl / VBA / Python – an advantage
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Product and Test Engineer
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

  • Coordinate new product development from initial design phase (DFT) to full production release.
  • Develop testing hardware (Probe card and Load board definition and design)
  • Develop test programs (Software coding) for production test and characterization.
  • Build high quality product (low dppm rate) to customers by high fault coverage, yield analysis and enhancement, capabilities to run failure analysis / data analysis.
  • Monitor production quality and product quality.
  • Support Qualification and Reliability activities of the company (pre/post stress test monitoring).

 

Job Requirements

  • BS.C in Electrical Engineering with 5-10 years of experience in product and test engineering.
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Ability to drive projects to full execution in time
  • Strong statistics and data analysis background (PE Tools)
  • Experience in IC manufacturing process including fab, test and assembly.
  • Experience in Mix Signal and analog testing.
  • Good understanding of circuits
  • Good software skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fast learner

Highly desirable Skills:

  • Experience with high volume production products.
  • Experience with high speed Serdes products.
  • ATE - Advantest 93k and Teradyne J750 experience.
  • Good understanding of IC Fab and assembly processes
  • Knowledgeable in DFT/DFM/ techniques
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Quality Engineer
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

Job Description

  • Manage QMS and EMS according to ISO9001, ISO14001, IATF16949, VDA 6.3 standards
  • Develop and implement cross-company quality methodologies
  • Ensure product and processes compliance with applicable regulations
  • Serve as customer interface for quality related issues
  • Lead internal audits, employees training and continual improvement plans
  • Build collaborative working environment and employees engagement

Job Requirements

  • B.S. Degree in Industrial engineering/Quality engineering or equivalent
  • Internal Auditor and CQE Certifications or equivalent
  • 2+ years' experience managing quality systems according to ISO9001 and ISO14001
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • MS Office professional level

Advantages:

  • Knowledge of IATF 16949, CMII/ASPICE, PMP, VDA, JEDEC, IMDS, SharePoint, BI tools.
  • Experience in the Semiconductor industry
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Product Manager
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

Owning and managing Valens A/V related product lines:

  • Mastering the product’s ecosystem
  • Understanding customers working environment, challenges and requirements
  • Master competition, market trends
  • Fully understand where strengths and weaknesses lie
  • Defining and maintaining product requirements
  • Set high level guidelines for a realizable, sellable, profitable product
  • Define all of the product’s features
  • Define and maintain the product’s software requirements
  • Create all relevant product collaterals
  • Driving customers to build successful products
  • Define all documents, tools, support systems that will enable customers to design and maintain their products
  • Ensure quick product launch

Job Requirements

Education

  • B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science is a must
  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science is an advantage
  • MBA is an advantage
  • Looking for Excellence

Experience

  • 6+ years of embedded design experience (product/project management, ASIC/hardware/firmware development)
  • Fields of expertise sought after: board design, ASIC/FPGA design, Video processing, Ethernet, embedded firmware (not all mandatory, but each provides an advantage)
  • Project management: proven track record as project manager is an advantage
  • Excellent people and management skills
  • Innovative, enthusiastic, passionate and with a strong drive to lead own initiatives in the organization - an execution & results driven personality
  • Must be a team player with a proven ability to work in a matrix organization (matrix environment with R&D, sales, OPS and Marketing)
  • Fluent in English: strong writing and speaking skills
  • Willing to frequently travel overseas
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Analog/RF IC Design Engineer
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

  • The engineer will work within the Analog/Mixed signal group on circuit design to be used in phy transceivers.
  • Responsible for the design from the initial choice of architecture to the final delivery of the product.
  • Ability to innovate new techniques to meet challenging circuit requirements. 
  • Working closely with layout engineers to define the floorplan
  • Working closely with other teams i.e. the system team to define the system requirements and the digital team to define the Analog/Digital interface.

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years' experience in design in one or more of the following; ADCs, DACs, PLLs, LNAs, Mixers and Filters.
  • A strong understanding of the fundamentals of Analog and/or RF IC Design, experience and familiarity with system requirements on one or more of the following wireless standards: WLAN, 10/100/1G Ethernet.
  • Familiar with Verilog-AMS modelling, Matlab and laboratory equipment.
  • Strong ability to work well in a team is essential along with excellent problem solving skills and communication skills.
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Verificaiton
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

  • In charge of planning (architecture) and developing (coding) all the needed simulation environments for tests and debugs.
  •  The simulation environments are used to develop new RTL blocks, Full-chip integration, FPGA code and also to debug and resolve bugs found.

Job Requirements

  • 2-3 years experience minimum.
  • Knowledge in specman advantage.
  • Knowledge in uvm advantage.
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DSP & Algorithms Engineer
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

  •  The qualified candidate will join the DSP & Algorithms Group , for development, analysis, and parameters optimization of Hardwired DSP algorithms for wire-line high speed communication blocks such as adaptive equalizers, Cross-Talk Cancellers and Timing control loops etc.
  • Working  environment includes  MATLAB and Simulink system modeling  ,C-code SW writing, and debugging over FPGA platforms using time & frequency domain analysis methods. 

Job Requirements

  • DSP Engineer with expertise in communication systems , and proved experience of minimum 5 years.
  • Experience with DSP algorithms implementation using Digital architectures (e.g.  FIR/IIR Direct Forms 1/2 ,parallel Filters )  including deep knowledge with Fixed-Point tradeoffs .
  • Proved Experience with using MATLAB and Simulink environment.
  • Proved experience with writing and debugging Micro-Controller's SW for real-time DSP control algorithms (e.g.  FSM , Power calculators, BER calculator).
  • Education: BSC/MSC in Electrical Engineering
  • Team player inside DSP & Algorithms Group ,and across the company's multi discipline environment (HW,SW,VLSI ,Support ).
  • Self motivated and Independent personality .
  • Self learner , reliable personality, with high communication skills.

 

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Automation Engineer V&I Department
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

  • Developing Automatic infrastructure for embedded system products at the cutting edge technologies.  
  • Define and develop solutions for the QA group. 
  • Guide and support QA engineers writing automatic tests. 

Job Requirements

  • At least 2 years of experience in test automation development or automation tools. 
  • Fluency in at least one scripting language ( Python / Perl / Ruby / Tcl ) 
  • Hands on Testing multidisciplinary system (HW & FW) . 
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Excellent communications and analytical skill

Advantages

  • Experience with embedded systems. 
  • Fluency in Python. 

Education

  • BSc in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent

 

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Senior Circuit design Engineer
Hod Hasharon

Job Description

Circuit designer with proven experience in mixed-signal full-chip device, has a top view experience of all aspect of full-chip physical design from floorplan,ESD and IO ring design Package aspects Power/Signal integrity Final Test, Managing and/or supporing PnR team.

Job Requirements

  •   Education:  BSc/MSc/PHD in EE from a recognized institution and 10+ years direct CMOS
  •    Managerial Skill interfacing with internal and external design team (PnR, Package, VLSI, Test .
  •   Participate in full-chip assembly including floorplan, pad ring, I/O devices, ESD ring, and global  signal routing
  •  Full-chip Power/Signal integrity  Full-chip integration guidelines, IP integration.  Excellent   communication skills in Hebrew and English (written and verbal)
  •  Excellent human relations.  Knowledge of deep submicron CMOS design issues is desirable
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VLSI Engineer
Hod Hasharon, Israel

Job Description

Principal accountabilities:

  • Will Join a multi-tasking dynamic team, and take part in the development and debug of future HDBaseT products.
  • Main Interfaces in/outside Valens: R&D team

Job Requirements

  • BSc/MSc – in Electronic Engineering
  • Extensive Verilog Knowledge (design, debug) – must
  • Experience working with Specman Engineers - Advantage
  • FPGA experience – Advantage
  • Professional experience: ~ 5 Years of experience.
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Real Time Embedded SW Engineer
Hod Hasharon, Israel

Job Description

  • Work on embedded Real time system.
  • Develop high level and low level applications and network protocols in multithreaded environment

 

Job Requirements

  • Real time SW development at embedded environment with at least 5 years of experience– must
  • Low level development experience – must
  • Strong experience in multi-threading environment– must
  • Programming languages: C & C++
  • Good knowledge and understanding of HW drivers
  • Good knowledge in networking & networking protocols – advantage
  • System view and high level design background
  • Team Player, highly motivated, independent, dynamic, good people and communication skill
  • Education - BSc/MSc computer science
  • Language skills-Fluent English & Hebrew