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Test Engineer

Company: Spectra7 Microsystems
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Spectra7 Microsystems, Ltd. is a high-performance analog semiconductor company delivering unprecedented speed, resolution and signal fidelity that enables ultra-light, high-speed, micro-thin interconnects which enable new classes of industrial design for market-leading datacenter interconnects (such as Ethernet and Infiniband) and consumer electronic products (including UHD 4K Displays and VR headsets).
Spectra7 is seeking a highly motivated, hands-on individual with a passion for excellence and innovation and to become the technical resource of products' reliability testing and qualifications, interfacing with R&D, contract manufacturing partners and suppliers to help solve issues. Successful job execution requires excellent participation in all aspects of the operations process with hands on experience in Reliability, Quality, New Product Introduction and Testing.
The opening is for a full-time position reporting to our head of operations.

  • Proficient programming/scripting in Java, Visual Basic, Python, Perl, C, and/or C++ languages
  • Experience in test program development, debug, and release on one or more of the following ATE platforms is a plus:

    • Advantest V93K/SmarTest software
    • Teradyne Systems/IGXL software - UltraFLEX, J750 and Eagle ETS 364

    • Hands-on and experienced with FMEA, design for reliability (DFR), DFT and design for manufacturability (DFM) concepts, particularly as they relate to process, property and complex manufacturing systems
    • Demonstrate ability to analyze and troubleshoot products from a Systems Engineering perspective
    • Drive all product qualification and reliability related activities, including but not limited to failure analysis, tracking, reporting, and communicating with internal teams, suppliers and customers.
    • Plan and execute reliability testing and extended time modeling for products
    • Proficient in generation and debug of patterns supplied by customer in STIL, WGL, ATE formats, VCD, EVCD into test patterns for ATE or reliability systems.
    • Experience in development of reliability programs and patterns for HTOL systems
    • Strong technical understanding and excellent troubleshooting, debugging and problem-solving skills
    • Experience debugging new PCB/circuit assemblies such as ATE load boards and HTOL MCC/Infinity burn-in boards such - able to understand technical instructions and read schematics and PCB layout
    • Proficient in the use of instruments; DMM, Oscilloscope, etc.
    • Coordinate third-party performance and regulatory testing
    • Participate and support the DFR and FMEA activities during product design and development.
    • Support R&D and Manufacturing in process improvements and cost reduction activities
    • Participate in test tool gauge studies and cross site calibration with contract manufacturers
    • Analyze test results and submit recommendations for improvement
    • Able to work with and train lab and factory technicians and operators
    • Participate in non-conformance investigations, failure analysis, corrective actions and dispositions
    • Participate in ECO processing with a focus on design for manufacturability, BOM/Routings, and ERP update


      • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent field.
      • 5+ years of test engineering experience in ATE development in the semiconductor industry.
      • Operational knowledge of product release in the following areas of chip manufacturing:

        • Reliability
        • PCB
        • Test Engineering
        • Product Engineering
        • Production

          Preferred Experience

          • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skillset to interact/engage with customers and team
          • Demonstrated success managing multiple major and concurrent projects
          • Able to work in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
          • Proven willingness and ability to operate independently with minimal oversight, comfortable prioritizing and escalating as needed to succeed

Keywords: Spectra7 Microsystems, San Jose , Test Engineer, Engineering , San Jose, California

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