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Staff Test Engineer

Finwave Semiconductor

Finwave Semiconductor

Quality Assurance
San Diego, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024
The team at Finwave Semiconductor, Inc. is passionate about solving the power efficiency challenges standing in the way of the disruptive innovations of tomorrow with the cutting-edge gallium nitride (GaN) technology from MIT. If you share our enthusiasm for GaN technology and sustainability, we invite you to join our remarkable team. Finwave offers a dynamic environment, great potential for personal growth and competitive compensation packages. Finwave is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
The engineer selected for the position will have the opportunity to apply their experience in a way that will
have a direct impact on the success of Finwave. The responsibilities will be broad-reaching and will
include work that is both hands-on and more strategic by establishing standard methodologies for
product engineering. The individual will be expected to work cross-functionally to deliver cutting edge
GaN products to our customers.
Key Responsibilities
· Define and develop test plans for production test of Finwave RFIC products, including wafer
probe and final test
· Define load board, socket and probe card designs for best layout practices and signal integrity.
· Manage OSATS through development and qualification of new production test solutions.
· Actively identify test related issues, optimization, and readiness throughout the product life cycle.
· Own test optimization, standardization, and improvement of test methodologies
· Automate test solutions used in lab for engineering activities.
· Apply technical background to support others with their test needs.
· Design PCB’s used for test purposes.
· Perform hands-on lab work to evaluate & characterize new products, including wafer probe and
PCB level characterization.
· Provide technical support relating to product characterization and reliability testing.
· Must be self-motivated and driven to work freely with minimal direction.
Required Qualifications
· BSEE or similar
· 6+ years of progressive experience working for a RF semiconductor company in Test
Engineering or similar role.
· Successful track-record of releasing RFIC products to volume production and maintaining
products throughout the product life cycle.
· Hands-on experience working with production test performed at OAST’s using automated test
equipment.
· Demonstrated experience working with test and measurement of RF components such as RF
power amplifiers, switches, attenuators, LNA’s, mixers.
· Experience writing code to automate test solutions.
· Experience with characterizing RF IC’s
· Experience analyzing large datasets to understand product performance in order to identify &
mitigate potential issues when released to production.
· Must have experience working with 3 rd party subcons and OSATS to complete technical work
such as IC packaging, reliability testing, or production test development.
· Experience with fundamentals of semiconductor technologies such as SOI, GaAs, GaN
· Authorized to work in the United States.
Preferred Qualifications
· Experience working with RF IC’s in a startup environment
· Experience with the some of the following: JMP, Python, ADS, PCB CAD tools
· Experience with failure analysis