Job Description

Job Description

Sony Depthsensing Solutions is looking for an IC Validation and Verification Engineer to work on automotive sensor designs and architectures in their Brussels location.

In this position you will be part of an advanced technology team which is enabling the next generation of image sensors.

The successful candidate will bring his deep knowledge and proven experience in sensor design to yield the highest quality of first silicon success. Your main contribution will be in the verification of advanced image sensors.


You will be involved in our projects, focusing on the design of state-of-the-art real-time CMOS image sensor systems.  The whole project team, including all specialists of the entire chain of the system (analog and digital IC design and verification, IC validation, camera system design and verification, driver development, middle ware development) are located in the same building.

We offer you the opportunity to gain multidisciplinary experience with advanced mixed-signal, digital and system design. We provide in-house training and give you opportunities to follow courses relevant for the job description. You will report to the IC verification and validation team leader.

Your task involves digital and mixed-signal verification on pre-silicon, and the validation of new and existing functions for image sensing and image processing. As efficiency is key, you will also take part in the further development of our automated verification and validation environment.

Your tasks include:

  • Defining the verification plan.
  • Implementing, automating and executing the different tests.
  • Identifying bugs and problems on the image sensors and reporting your feedback to the design teams.
  • Verification of sensor functionality and performance on the design teams’ deliveries and validation on actual silicon


We are looking for a strongly motivated and experienced professional, meeting the following requirements:

You have experience in mixed-signal verification of analog and digital circuits.

A master’s degree is required:

  • digital verification flows and tools as Verilog, System Verilog, UVM
  • Cadence products such as Xcelium and SpectreX
  • Scripting languages (Python)

Experience in following topics is an added value:

  • image sensor architectures
  • validation on silicon prototypes
  • automotive standards (IATF16949, ISO26262, ISO21434)

Team spirit and social skills are important since you will be working in design teams to successfully complete challenging IC and sensor system design projects.

You have a strong working knowledge of English; knowledge of Japanese is an added value.


  • International – With more than 30 nationalities under the same roof, you will evolve in a very open-minded and multi-cultural environment with English as lingua franca.
  • Ideally situated – Located in the heart of the beautiful city of Brussels, our offices are easily accessible by public transport and surrounded by many restaurants and shops.
  • Dynamic environment – You will be part of a very dynamic and young team where your ideas are heard and where you will be able to make a difference.
  • Training – On top of a yearly budget allowing to take a training in any subject, regular internal presentations and workshops will keep you up-to-date with the latest technologies.
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Yee Yan Cheung / Senior HR Officer
Boulevard de la Plaine 11 Pleinlaan
1050 Bruxelles/Brussels Belgium

IC Validation and Verification Engineer

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