Test Engineer

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About the job

This is a unique opportunity to be part of a team that drives testing of highly integrated custom devices going into markets with significant growth potential. The ideal candidate would have a background that includes probe and final test development of complex mixed signal circuits.

We're searching for a proactive problem solver and innovative thinker who can offer new ideas to help solve problems. This engineer must be able to work well with internal/external cross functional teams. Customer interaction will be a critical part of this role as this engineer will be responsible for test development of custom devices. Project management, time management, multi-tasking, problem solving and communication (written and verbal) are important skills in this role.

Responsibilities include:
  • Work with design team to understand design specifications
  • Production test solution development / optimization for Custom devices
  • Leading and solving customer return bench and ATE debug activities
  • Implementation of containment and corrective actions for customer returns
  • Leading the design, development, and implementation of cost-effective methods of testing and troubleshooting integrated circuits in support of business objectives
  • Leading the design for test fixtures and test boards for complex Mixed Signal ICs
  • Define test entitlement, develop and release test program with planned test times and yield targets for new Custom devices
  • Communication with customer to develop partnership via test excellence
  • Supporting internal/external customer issues related to the test process
  • Developing and documenting test plans, specifications and procedures for testing integrated circuits.
  • Following standard practices and procedures to analyze data for evaluation of test solutions and driving improvement to existing methods
  • Analyze silicon results, supporting failure analysis tasks
  • Perform statistical analysis of yield fallout, debug and fix yield issues; optimize test time

Minimum requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
• 3 years of relevant experience as Test Engineer for Mixed Signal Systems

• ATE experience on Teradyne Eagle and iFLEX is required (VLCT and legacy platforms are optional)
• Characterization test program and hardware development experience, Production test program and hardware development experience
• Strong technical knowledge of electronic devices and circuits, and Analog test techniques
• Data analysis skills using Spotfire or Mbayse or equivalent tools
• Experienced with various lab equipment such as scopes, power supplies, sourcemeters, loads etc.
• Strong understanding of the IC product development process, from concept to volume production

Preferred qualifications:

• Mixed signal test techniques and experience with developing mixed-signal tests on TI roadmap testers

• Experienced with Customer interaction during New Product Development and Sustaining activities
• Experienced with test program and hardware offload to TI offshore manufacturing sites
• Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively with people in different functions
• Strong time management skills that enable on-time project delivery
• Demonstrated ability to build strong, influential relationships
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
• Ability to take the initiative and drive for results

To be considered for this position, please apply.

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by October 29, 2021 or your start date, whichever is later, unless an exemption has been approved by TI as a medical or religious accommodation.

If you are interested in this position, please apply to this requisition.

Texas Instruments is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, genetic information, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.