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Microchip Technology Sr. Engineer II-Test RF in Lowell, Massachusetts



As a Senior Test Engineer II, you will be involved with the development and modification of all new and existing automated test stations. You will work with a cross functional team of Engineers, Product Line Managers and Engineering Assistants for the production test support all product lines. The Test Engineer's role consists of writing and maintaining test software as well as designing, upgrading and building test fixtures and interfaces. The candidate will also evaluate, select, and order equipment and software that are most appropriate and cost effective for the manufacture of company products.

The Senior Test Engineer II will be responsible for the following:

  • Support development of new test stations into production

  • Develop code

  • Select equipment

  • Design required interfaces

  • Support existing test stations in production

  • Modify test code as required

  • Debug issues as they arise

  • Maintain Software revision control

  • Create and maintain all documentation related to Test Stations



  • A minimum of a BSEE or BSCS 7 years of experience, or minimum 15 years of work related experience

  • Experience in LabWindows/CVI, C Programming, MS Visual Studio, .NET, Visual Basic

  • Working Knowledge of electronics as well as good mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to layout electrical circuits and schematics

  • Experience operating and programming RF/MW and DC test equipment

  • Strong failure analysis techniques

  • Efficient at multitasking, problem solving, and troubleshooting

  • Experience using MS Office tools, AutoCAD, and related design and layout software

  • Must interface with all departments, vendors, and equipment manufacturers

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to prepare and present technical data and report on engineering concepts to team members


  • Linux experience

  • Protocols: GPIB, USB, Ethernet

  • Understanding of IP Configuration and Routing

  • PuTTY, VNC, Remote Desktop

  • Git (for Windows and Linux)

U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Residency requirements as outlined below:

This job requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by the export laws of the United States. Candidates are required to provide proof of either U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency, or classification as a protected individual as defined in 8 USC 1324b (a) (3).

Physical Demands:

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk, hear and to reach with hands and arms, as well as use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.