Advantest Sr. Manager/Director System Test & Validation
Be part of the Advantest MPT3000 team with a focus on delivering industry-leading SSD Test systems.
MPT3000 Test Systems allow manufacturers to improve engineering efficiency with powerful, easy-to-
use software tools and a revolutionary flexible architecture, enabling accelerated SSD product
development and a faster time-to-manufacturing ramp.
This is an opportunity to lead our System test and validation team. This team’s work is integral to the
overall quality of products. We are looking for a leader with experience working on industry-leading
SSDs, protocols (NVMe, SAS, SATA, CXL) and familiar with running SSD System Level Testing. This leader
will work with the SW, HW and customer facing teams from the outset, to ensure our products meet
functional correctness, electrical compliance/margins, performance specs as well as customer test
enablement. The successful candidate will be self-driven and highly motivated, with a good blend of
technical, communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
Responsibilities include
 Engage with new and existing systems from bring-up to adequately design test coverage.
 Review product requirements, specifications, and technical design documents to implement
comprehensive test plans and test cases.
 Lead design and implementation of test plans working with both HW and SW design teams.
 Interface with MPT AE team to disposition customer issues and understand nature of escapes.
Provide timely analysis and documentation of findings.
 Own full suite of regression test development for system validation of products
 Coordinate System test & Unit test to maximize coverage.
 Lead Optimization & Automation of tests & testing time
 Setup and maintain testing environments.
 Drive further development of System integration test infrastructure, build quality frameworks, and
develop new automation test tools.
 Keep up to date with new storage protocol and industry standard specifications to help validate new
system HW/FW/SW features.
 Lead offshore test development & automation resources as needed

Minimum Qualifications
To succeed at this job, you must have:
 7+ years of experience leading, mentoring & developing validation and test teams.
 System level Engineering & test experience working with sub-functions of HW, SW, Apps, GUI, OS
 Familiar with SSD test requirements and protocols (NVMe, SAS, SATA, CXL), sidebands and hardware
communication protocols such as UART, I2C/SMBUS and JTAG
 Experience with System Level Testing with design of test plans, test benches and overall system
configuration for test.
 Expert in crafting test plans, assessing coverage risks, and gathering relevant test metrics.
 Familiar with reviewing functional anomalies & escapes to regress the system & increase coverage
 Effective time management and organizational skills.
 B.S. or M.S. program in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or
equivalent discipline and/or experience.

Additional skills
 Understanding of various components of an automated tester product
 Experience with SSD test equipment

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