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In-Circuit Test Engineer, New Product Introduction



Product, Quality Assurance
New Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

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Minimum qualifications:

  • 7 years of experience in Manufacturing Testing
  • Experience with Unix or Linux
  • Experience developing or integrating In-Circuit test fixtures and instrumentation

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in test development with contract manufacturers (CMs), original design manufacturers (ODMs), and/or joint development manufacturers (JDMs)
  • Understanding the complete product design and manufacturing processes on PCBA
  • Ability to communicate effectively with contract manufacturers (CMs) and colleagues in different timezones.
  • Ability to generate product-specific test strategy, plans, and execute testing accordingly.

About the job

Google's custom-designed machines make up one of the largest and most powerful computing infrastructures in the world. The Hardware Testing Engineering team ensures that this cutting-edge equipment is reliable. In the R&D lab, you design test equipment for prototypes of our machinery and develop the protocols used to scale these tests for the entire global team. Working closely with design engineers, you give input on designs to improve our hardware until you're sure it meets Google's standards of quality and reliability.

The Manufacturing Operations team is responsible for providing the manufacturing capability to deliver Google's physical infrastructure. As a In-Circuit Test Engineer, you evaluate product designs and create the manufacturing test processes, tools, and procedures behind Google’s technology. You will ensure manufacturing test processes are repeatable and controlled. You will collaborate with Commodity Managers and Design Engineers to determine Google’s infrastructure needs and product specifications. You will ensure the various pieces of Google’s infrastructure fit together perfectly and keep our systems humming along smoothly for a seamless user experience.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.


  • Conduct Design for Test (DFT) analysis and review to verify that in-circuit test accessibility and manufacturability meet DFT rules.
  • Develop and implement the Manufacturing Structural Test Strategy for new products, and work with CM/ODM partners to ensure that structural test solutions meet product requirements.
  • Lead and oversee the CM/ODM structural test development and deployment for Flying Probe, Boundary Scan and In-Circuit Testing.
  • Review structural test fixture strain gauge and performance for fixture qualification, and analyze test plan stability and coverage to meet expectations.
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership in structural engineering throughout product life cycles, driving test capacity readiness, supporting NPI builds and analysis, and troubleshooting and root cause manufacturing yield issues and field escapes.

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