Semiconductor Test Engineer

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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Job Description

This position is for a Semiconductor Test Engineer at Intel within the Design Engineering Group (DEG). In this role, you will be expected to be a part of and participate in global Product Development Engineer (PDE) teams in developing Sort test programs to enable new Fab process development, and Intel's product roadmap. This role is a combination of hardware and software responsibilities that has visibility and interaction with multiple areas within Intel, that gives you the opportunity to feedback to Design and improve the product outgoing Quality.

In this role responsibilities include, although not limited to:

  • Ensures the testability and manufacturability of integrated circuits from the component feasibility stage through production ramp
  • Makes significant contributions to design, development and validation of testability circuits
  • Evaluation, development and debug of complex test methods
  • Develops and debugs complex software programs to convert design validation vectors and drive complex test equipment
  • Creates and tests validation and production test hardware solutions
  • Tests, validates, modifies and redesigns circuits to guarantee component margin to specification
  • Analyzes and evaluates component specification versus performance to ensure optimal match of component requirements with production equipment capability with specific emphasis on yield analysis and bin split capability
  • Analyzes early customer returns with emphasis on driving test hole closure activities
  • Creates and applies concepts for optimizing component production relative to both quality and cost constraints
  • Autonomously plans and schedules own daily tasks, develops solutions to problems utilizing formal education and judgment
  • Solve problems with sound logical thinking and logical analysis


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and 3+ years of experience OR a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and 2+ years, And experience in:

  • Semiconductor test engineering or DFT or design
  • Scripting in Python or Perl

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in:

  • ATE (Automated Test Equipment)(functional or structural)
  • Semiconductor device test and design for test methods (DFT)
  • Digital or Analog validation and test, Array Test Program Development in High Volume Manufacturing
  • Advanced Statistical Data Analysis and data system automation

Inside this Business Group

The Infrastructure and Platform Solutions Group (IPSG) builds the silicon and platform infrastructure for Intel's silicon design teams. IPSG is comprised of a reusable pool of infrastructure IP blocks, design enabling services such as tools and automation, and a best-in-class post silicon ecosystem that ramps quickly to high volume manufacturing and validation. Our primary mission is to protect Intel's brand by providing the infrastructure necessary to enable all of Intel's products to hit the market on a dependable and predictable cadence.

Other Locations

US, New Mexico, Albuquerque;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

Intel Corporation will require all new U.S. employees to be fully-vaccinated for Covid-19 as a condition of hire unless they have an approved accommodation in place under applicable law. Newly-hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

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