Staff Test Engineer
Microchip Technology Inc.
Laguna, PH
23d ago


  • Responsible for defining and executing strategies for the section in his or her capacity as a technical project leader.
  • May also supervise a team of engineers in a technical project leader role.
  • Provide technical leadership in resolving test S / W and / or H / W issues
  • Participate in test platform consolidation and a company-wide Final-Test capability and equipment roadmaps.
  • Perform platform conversions from one ATE platform to another platform
  • Identifies and implements value engineering activities to improve test H / W & S / W for cost effectiveness
  • Development, deployment and implementation of test techniques for RFA ICs.
  • Design and set up of test hardware and software for device characterization
  • Design and implementation of test hardware and software for production test
  • Contribution to "Design for Testability" concepts
  • Preparation of Test Specifications
  • Support and maintenance of the implemented IC test hardware and software , including optimization of quality and cost
  • Support in product verification phase
  • Development and introduction of new test methodologies
  • Production Support (capacity enhancement , ATE support, repairs among others)
  • Define and request corrective actions in close cooperation with responsible departments
  • Introduction and tracking of corrective actions
  • Ensures quality and robustness of the test programs / hardware developed and released to production.
  • Support for overall product health improvement covering quality and cost (i.e. test coverage, test time, yield, process flow, parallelism, etc.
  • Contact person for assigned test development related matter
  • Mandatory Skills

  • Test programming experience on 2 or more ATE platforms including tester platform conversion skills.
  • Semiconductor test techniques experience in digital, mixed signal, structural tests (DFT), BIST, wireless, memory and RF.
  • Experience in test program debugging and methodology
  • Test Hardware schematic / layout review and debugging knowledge.
  • Programming Language experience (C, C++).
  • Preferred Skills

  • Good knowledge of IC packaging, testing, manufacturing process technologies Familiar with device Qual / Characterization, silicon validation and test H / W & S / W development
  • Excellent analytical, project management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of 6-sigma programs, 8D process, FMEA, SPC and other formal problem solving skills
  • Hands on knowledge in new product test development is desirable
  • Knowledge of IC design, test development tools and wafer fab process preferred
  • Familiarity with simulation and fault grading tools preferred
  • Ability to perform loadboard schematic design is a strong advantage
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Ability to work with various groups located in all parts of the world
  • Ability to drive system and process implementation
  • Team player, flexible and results oriented
  • Preferably with experience in V93k and / or LTX Testers
  • Education

    BS / BE or MS / ME in Engineering or equivalent


    At least eight (8) years hands-on experience in a high volume, semiconductor manufacturing environment with product or test engineering experience in microcontrollers, microprocessors, memory, wireless or RF products.

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