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Electrical Test and Measurement Lab Technician

at Texas Instruments Incorporated

Posted: 10/18/2018
Job Reference #: 432130

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Electrical Test and Measurement Lab Technician

Job Description
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world’s brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping more than 100,000 customers transform the future, today. We’re committed to building a better future – from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors, to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities and developing great minds. Put your talent to work with us – change the world, love your job!

Analog Labs in Santa Clara plays a vital role in supporting new process technology development in the Analog Technology Development group.

About the job:
The ideal candidate requires a strong background in measurement and characterization techniques for silicon devices such as DC, CV, gate charge, reverse recovery, matching, low frequency noise, ESD TLP, and s-parameter measurements.

Specific Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility of this position will be wafer level electrical characterization of semiconductor devices. The candidate will be expected to perform DC measurements on MOS (e.g., idsat, idrive, beta, early voltage), BJT, diodes, and resistors, as well as specialized measurements such as capacitance (CV), time domain (reverse recovery), matching, flicker noise, ESD transmission line pulse (TLP) and HF measurements (s-parameters).

Additional responsibilities include: running automated wafer parametric test equipment and packaged part parametric test using manual and automated testers; assisting with lab organization and upkeep including equipment calibration, coordinating equipment maintenance, equipment inventory, tracking incoming and outgoing silicon, lab safety and compliance. The candidate must also be willing to learn new skills and be flexible with assignments. This position requires strong analytical skills, basic programming skills for testing, and strong verbal and written communication skills. The candidate must be a team player and will interact regularly with process integration, device characterization, modeling, reliability and design engineers.

The work schedule is expected to be 1st shift.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Requires an AAS degree in a electronics related field or equivalent military training / experience.
- Has electrical aptitude

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
- Knowledge of general test and measurement equipment: Agilent 407x parametric testers, 4142/4156/E5270,B150x parameter analyzers, 4284 LCR meter or equivalent , Keithley parameter analyzer, Agilent or Keithley switching matrices, Agilent E8364C PNA or equivalent, spectrum/signal analyzers for low noise
- Experience with manual and automated probers: Cascade Summit 12K, PS21 automated testers or equivalent
- Software and basic programming skills for testing: SPECS, ICCAP, ICS
- Operating systems: linux
- Microsoft Office: Word, Powerpoint, Excel

To be considered for 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 protected characteristics, including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age.

Job Opening Type

Minimum Education Level
Associate's Level Degree

Related Field(s) of Study
Electrical Eng Technology
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Technology
Solid State Physics

Minimum Years of Experience

Regular / Temporary

Full-time / Part-time

United States

Job Location(s)
USA-California-Bay Area

Virtual / Telecommute