Senior Test Engineer (High Power)

Test Engineering Penang, Malaysia


As a Senior Test Engineer at Power Integrations in Malaysia, you will take ownership of all technical aspects of PCBA testing at our EMS. You will be responsible for the sustaining of the test programs, test hardware, production qualification, and overcoming barriers to Overall Equipment Effectiveness. We look to all our test engineering personnel to innovate and drive operational and quality excellence. This position interfaces with test engineering staff in Malaysia and Switzerland as well with Operations personnel and EMS test staff. 



·       Implement and optimize In-Circuit Test (ICT), Functional Circuit Test (FCT) and In-System Programming (ISP) test programs for our PCBAs on Teradyne TestStation test system 

·       Implement test programs for the new variants of our PCBAs 

·       Solve production issues and troubleshoot the test software and hardware 

·       Interact with our EMS for test engineering and sustenance-related matters 

·       Document the test programs and processes (test specifications, release procedures, working instructions) 

·       Drive continuous improvement of the test programs and processes in production 

·       Analyze the test data and create comprehensive reports 

Education and Experience 


·       BSEE/MSEE degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering or similar education  

·       Minimum 5 years’ experience in test development for PCBA 

·       Strong experience in programming In-Circuit Test (ICT), Functional Circuit Test (FCT) and In-System Programming (ISP) on Teradyne TestStation test system 

·       Good knowledge in power electronics, analog and mixed signal electronics  

·       Good experience and knowhow in C/C++ programming, computer hardware/software and servers 

·       Experience in testing automotive certified PCBAs and knowledgeable in the automotive requirements (VDA, IATF) would be an advantage 

·       Language: Fluent in English, Chinese would be an advantage 

Desired Characteristics 


·       Conscientious, analytical and accurate work practices and organization 

·       Communication skills for working in cross-functional and international teams 

·       Willingness to learn and progress 

·       Ability to work independently or in a team 

·       Hands-on mentality and problem-solving mindset 

·       Travel as needed to several Asian factory locations (up to 15% of the time)