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Test Engineer

Location: Neuchatel, Switzerland
Job Code: 1392
# of openings: 1



Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC; is a leading supplier of high-quality analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products and leads the development of solutions and services based on the LoRa (Low Power, Long Range) network standard for the Internet of Things.

Leveraging over 6 decades of experience in designing and delivering semiconductor products that serve the most mission critical needs of our customers, Semtech has a unique position in the IoT that spans edge, network/fog and cloud.


Test Engineer


Reports To:  Manager of Product & Test Engineering - Wireless and Sensing BU

  Job Summary

This position performs varied and complex assignments of the Test Engineering function for RF and Mixed Signal devices.  The candidate is expected to design and develop test solutions.  The candidate will also prepare recommendations for testing and documentation of procedures to be used from the product design phase through production.  The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all products meet quality and customer performance standards.


Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Designs and writes test programs, mainly on Advantest 93K
  2. Contributes to the specification of test related hardware - fixtures, probe cards, load boards
  3. Writes test programs for wafer probe, verification, characterization, and final test of new and existing products
  4. Performs correlation, repeatability and limit setting/testing in collaboration with Product Engineering
  5. Actively participates in the product development teams throughout the NPI cycle focusing on DFT and testability
  6. Collaborates with product design, product engineering, and application engineering to fully characterize and verify new product designs
  7. Manages all aspects of data files, data logs, and data pre for submission to yield and planning systems
  8. Writes documentation - test spec, test program description, test procedures
  9. Ensures all requirements are met for Release to Production




  MSEE (preferred); BSEE or BSCS required

  1. Minimum of 6 years of experience with semiconductor products
  2. Strong hardware/test equipment experience
  3. Strong test programming experience, if possible on Advantest 93K
  4. Strong background in statistical analysis
  5. RF expertise is a plus


Personal Attributes for Success


  1. Professional approach to meeting project schedules within budget, and providing customer satisfaction
  2. Excellent problem solving skills
  3. Broad programming skills and experience
  4. Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision


At Semtech we believe that the IoT presents the opportunity to positively impact almost every aspect of how people live, work and play, from transforming the ways in which we consume natural resources to enabling businesses to identify new and innovative ways to more efficiently meet their customers’ needs through to managing better health and wellness outcomes. We dream big, play as a team, focus on innovation and execution and obsess about the success of our customers and partners.

If you feel that the above describes you and you’re interested in joining a team that’s playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of the IoT we’d love to learn more about your skills and experience. In the first instance please submit your resume online together with a covering letter and, if there’s a good match, we will reach out to you to discuss next steps.



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