Test Engineer

Microchip Technology   •  

Simsbury, CT

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 40 days ago

Job Description

Microsemi a Microchip Company Discrete Products Group (DPG) offers one of the industry's most comprehensive power and RF/microwave discrete semiconductor product portfolios. The DPG encompasses two business units, the Power Discrete & Modules BU and the RF/Microwave Discretes BU. Markets the PDM & RF/MW Discretes BU's address include alternative energy, industrial, medical, defense, commercial aviation, communications, embedded systems, motor control, power solutions, sensors and security. Microsemi is planning to fill the following position with a talented, creative and motivated individual. A generous package is offered to all regular full-time employees.


Supports the development and production of Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) based analog and digital hardware, including generating automate acceptance testing, test fixture design, and hardware troubleshooting.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Operate, maintain and write automated test software using Visual Basic (vb.net)
  • Adjust and/or troubleshoot active and passive analogcircuits
  • Adjust and/or troubleshoot digitalcircuits including microcontrollers and FPGAs
  • Identify and document changes required through Engineering Change Request (ECR) and Engineering Change Notice (ECN) process
  • Provide training and assistance to test technicians using verbal, written and technical skills
  • Identify and implement test process improvements
  • Evaluate root cause and implement recovery, corrective action and preventative action on in-process failure related to RF test
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Microsemi targets candidates who value teamwork, have effective interpersonal skills and respect the technical leadership and structured processes that we utilize to build our world-class products.

Supervision of Others

  • This position does not supervise others.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands shown below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The work environment characteristics shown below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 3-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior U.S. Security clearance or capability to receive clearance.
  • Computer programming skills, Visual Basic (.net) a plus.
  • Understanding of operation and theory of spectrum analyzer, noise figure meter, signal generator, oscilloscope and pulse generator.
  • Knowledge of digital signal processing including Fourier transform techniques.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering documents, procedures, and manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Experience with Microsoft products including Office, Outlook, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Windows.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience in an analogRF/Microwave test environment.