Engineer I-Product/Test
Norristown, PA 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description
Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.

Job Description

This individual will support production and engineering development by designing, building, testing and deploying effective automated test equipment hardware/software solutions for application specific integrated circuits that are designed primarily for use in residential and commercial smoke and carbon monoxide detection systems.


  • Participate and contribute in cross functional team to support new product introductions.
  • Collaborate with engineering and production to define test system requirements and supporting infrastructures
  • Develop, debug, release automated test system hardware and software for both engineering and production use.
  • Support sustaining of existing automated test system hardware and software.
  • Analyze and create characterization reports, ie: histograms and distributions of parametric data
  • Maintain accurate project records

Job Requirements


  • Associate degree in electronic technology, electrical engineering technology or computer science
  • 1-2 years' C++ programming experience in Windows Environment
  • 1-2 years' experience with benchtop test equipment: Environmental chambers, power supplies, oscilloscopes, current sources, DVMs, frequency counters, semiconductor parameter analyzers, etc.
  • Knowledge of analog and digital electronics theory
  • Self-driven to lead and complete projects within established commitment times
  • Strong interpersonal skills to facilitate interaction with cross functional teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical/electronic engineering technology or computer science
  • 2+ years' C++ programming experience in Windows Environment
  • 2+ years' experience testing and troubleshooting electronics circuitry
  • 2+ years' experience with Automated Test Equipment (Teradyne ETS-xxx)
  • Familiarity with schematic capture CAD software
  • Familiarity with Underwriters Laboratory compliance standards

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled/Veterans/Minorities/Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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