Test Engineer I
Responsible for engineering efforts needed to successfully process product through the Test and Burn-In departments to include, but not limited to, the design and development of all necessary test hardware and software. Help maintain and control the use of the Automated Test Equipment (ATE), standard bench test equipment, ovens, and other department equipment used within the Test and Burn-In departments.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Analyze device specifications, customer Source Control Drawings (SCD’s), Standard Military Drawings (SMD’s), and other pertinent documentation to determine which test platforms and / or equipment should be used to best process a particular product through the Test and Burn-In departments and to devise practical, cost effective solutions for full compliance to all electrical test requirements;
Review all appropriate documentation to provide thorough quote information to the Sales department of the engineering efforts required, including any needed NRE’s, to process potential business;
Define, develop, debug, and implement all major elements of electrical test programs for specific device types utilizing high-speed ATE and compliant test methodologies;
Identify and develop alternate sources for test services and software to include the specification of requirements, vendor qualification, RFQ review, and software certification;
Generate written documentation to include test hardware schematics, engineering drawings, standards, specifications, data analysis, and technical reports. Produce all pertinent test kit documentation and peer review the documentation of other engineers;
Work independently on small or moderately complex test engineering projects or assist on large complex test engineering projects;
Design and develop moderate to complex factory test equipment, fixtures, and hardware interfaces. Coordinate programming of automatic factory test equipment and the checkouts of test programs for both completeness and accuracy;
Conduct experimental investigations as to test methodologies, test fixture design and development, product yield improvement, process quality controls, etc. Analyze experiment results and initiate / implement solutions;
Provide technical analysis of internal, vendor, or customer related product issues. Participate in the resolution of any issues found;
Communicate with customers relative to the completeness, repeatability, and accuracy of test programs. Review apparent issues and propose solutions if needed;
Assist with routine calibration, preventative maintenance, and minor repairs of the ATE systems;
The incumbent is expected to be constantly aware of the economics of the business and competitors, devoting efforts to control costs within allocations and reducing costs wherever feasible;
Other Duties & Responsibilities:
Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures.
Comply with all quality and ITAR policies, practices and procedures.
Build meaningful and productive relationships with internal business partners.
Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
Contribute to building a positive team spirit.
Communicate effectively with all levels of employees.
Protect confidential information by not communicating, disclosing to, or using for benefit of 3rd parties.
Maintain the highest degree of honesty and integrity at all times.
Perform other duties as assigned.
B.S. Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Physical Science from a fully accredited college or university, or Professional Engineering registration, or an equivalent amount of practical education and experience;
Minimum of two years of experience with the electrical testing of integrated circuits in a Product Engineering, or Test Engineering role;
Minimum one year experience programming applicable ATE or equivalent test experience;
Demonstrated understanding of device parameters, test philosophy, and methods;
Ability to work on multiple projects and positively adjust to priority changes within a dynamic work environment;
Ability to furnish technical guidance to lower classified personnel including test operators, technicians, and lower coded engineers;
Possess a strong programming aptitude, solid understanding of many digital, linear, mixed-signal, memory, and discrete device parameters, and test methodologies used in their measurement.
Team player who can multi-task effectively in a fast-paced, lean environment while maintaining quality standards.
High-energy, results-focused self-starter.
Strong analytical ability and decision-making.
Excellent organization and planning skills.
Effective communication skills (written & verbal).
Ability to exercise flexibility with quickly changing data requests.
Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently.
Ability to manage competing priorities.
Standard electronic laboratory equipment:
i.e. Oscilloscopes, Pulse/Signal Generators, Parametric Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, etc.
i.e. Tempheads, Temperature Baths, Tri-temp Handlers, etc.
Automated Test Equipment (ATE):
i.e. Teradyne J937, LTX-Credence D10, HP83K, SemiTek 201, Credence STS, etc.
Ear plug, if needed
Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.