ON Semiconductor Staff Product Engineer in San Jose, California

Job Summary:

The Image Sensor Group (ISG) at ON Semiconductor is looking for a Staff Product Engineer to work cross functionally with technology development, design, quality assurance, pixel characterization, test and applications engineering. In this position you will have the opportunity to be part of an organization that is focused on the development and release of new product technologies for the automotive market. The work environment revolves around the guiding principles of building success through respect, integrity, and initiative. As a semiconductor product engineer you will be responsible for researching product technical requirements and validating its performance characteristics. You will work collaboratively with definition, design, and applications engineers to validate product performance, characterize performance, root-cause product issues, identify opportunities for resolution, and ultimately provide quality products to our end customers.

Performance Objectives:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Define product validation requirements by working with cross functional teams, including design team, DFT team and test engineers to translate concepts into tests.

  • Take ownership of wafer and package level validation of application processors (AP) and multi-chip-packaging (MCP) products, on bench as well as on ATE.

  • Debug initial silicon and validate design features.

  • Determines root cause of problems (process or design-related)

  • Participate in yield analysis, generate & drive necessary debug actions to improve yield.

  • Collaborate with test engineers to bring up offshore test house

  • Collaborate with application engineers & customers to enable successful system design

  • Work with reliability engineers to achieve successful qualification of products


  • Undergraduate or graduate electrical engineer

  • Strong background in digital design and CMOS fundamentals

  • Strong background in statistical analysis

  • Proficient in either C, VBA, Python, Perl, or MATLAB


  • Extensive working knowledge on Gbps signals, in testing and debugging.

  • Strong knowledge in product validation methodologies.

  • Hands on experience in taking product from NPI to manufacturing ready.

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) is driving energy efficient innovations, empowering customers to reduce global energy use. The company is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based solutions, offering a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient power and signal management, logic, standard and custom devices. The company’s products help engineers solve their unique design challenges in automotive, communications, computing, consumer, industrial, medical and military/aerospace applications. ON Semiconductor operates a responsive, reliable, world-class supply chain and quality program, and a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and design centers in key markets throughout North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions.

Job: Engineering

Title: Staff Product Engineer

Location: CA-San Jose

Requisition ID: 1800345

ON Semiconductor is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other federal, state or local protected classes. ON is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of protect class status.