Microwave / RF Test Technician in Chelmsford, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/8/2021

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Job Description

Microwave / RF Test Technician  

Support automated RF/microwave/mmwave test stands in both engineering and moderate production environments.  Amplifiers, mixers, switches, attenuators, phase shifters, modulators, limiters, and more tested on-wafer and in package.


  • Setup and operate wafer probers and package handlers and integrate underlying test equipment.
  • Build and tear down "rack-and-stack" systems using signal analyzers, network analyzers,
  • signal generators, oscilloscopes, and other instrumentation used in RF measurements.
  • Edit/review existing procedural based test plans against published product data sheets.
  • Design and order probe cards utilizing: RF coaxial, vertical, membrane, and cantilever probes.
  • Setup and calibrate vector network analyzers on-wafer and in fixture.
  • Debug, isolate and troubleshoot problems with microwave RF and digital circuits.


  • Associates or Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
  • General soldering/desoldering SMD's and wiring hookup.
  • Good hand-eye coordination working with microscopes or cameras.
  • ESD awareness and prevention.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Windows operating system operation and network configuration.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer