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Qorvo Test Engineer in Chelmsford (4300), Massachusetts


Qorvo is an E-Verify employer.

Site: MA - Chelmsford (IDP)Business Title: Test EngineerShift: Normal Day

Qorvo is All Around You! We manufacture innovative RF solutions at the center of connectivity to enable high-performance applications for advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks and defense radar and communications for 5G networks, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and other emerging applications. We are a global company thriving on a culture of innovation, diversity, and inclusion. Our people are always at the core of Qorvo’s innovation. Qorvo is a place to stretch your imagination and push boundaries to achieve success.

It is an exciting time to be a part of Qorvo’s Infrastructure and Defense Products. Qorvo’s IDP manufactures and markets high performance RF and mixed signal integrated circuits for the communications markets that connect, protect and power the world. Our customers trust Qorvo to meet and exceed requirements and deliver advanced RF technologies to enable their most complex technical challenges and applications. Our products address connectivity both wired and wireless networks, the smart home and the IoT, broadband, aerospace, defense, and automotive. Our customers rely on us to solve the industry’s most complex engineering problems. And that takes brain power and willingness to create and innovate. Join us and help us continue to create cutting edge technologies for a more connected world all around you.

Implement and sustain automated RF/microwave/mmwave test solutions in both engineering and moderate production environments.

Amplifiers, mixers, switches, attenuators, phase shifters, modulators, limiters, and more tested on-wafer and in package.


Tasks are diverse from a product perspective and time sensitive, requiring organizing skills, innovation and attention to detail.

  • Write and modify test programs to satisfy product specifications.

  • 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, and other instrumentation used in RF measurements.

  • Review product requirements with design, applications and quality team.

  • Design and order probe cards utilizing: RF coaxial, vertical, membrane, and cantilever probes.

  • Work with equipment vendors to align their products' performance with Qorvo's product requirements.

  • Train technicians to be self-sufficient in test operation of approved systems.

  • Setup and calibrate vector network analyzers on-wafer and in fixture.

  • Create database driven statistical reports using SQL and own code.

  • Debug, isolate and troubleshoot problems with microwave RF and digital circuits.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science

  • 3+ years working in an RF and/or microwave/mmwave test role.

  • C/C++/C#, Basic/VBA, MATLAB, Javascript, or equivalent.

  • Database normalization and SQL.

  • Code development under distributed version control; git, Fossil.

  • Familiar with SPICE and S-parameter simulations.

  • PCB schematic and layout editing.

  • Mechanical CAD drawing/editing.

  • General soldering/desoldering SMD's and wiring hookup.

  • Windows operating system operation and network configuration.

  • Many tasks in the lab require fine hand to finger motor skills while standing or seated.

  • Coupling visual acuity with sense of touch while arms reaching are necessary during instrument setup procedures.

  • Occasionally lift instruments assisted and unassisted up to 35 pounds.

  • Duties are performed in a professional office environment and adjoining labs.

  • Annual travel is minimal to none.

Because this position is part of a business unit that contracts with the US government, qualified candidates must be U.S. persons (generally a US citizen or green card holder). Individuals holding temporary visas, such as F-1 or H-1B, are not U.S. persons.


We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets – we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law.


Location: MA - Chelmsford (4300)

Activation Date: Thursday, July 16, 2020

Expiration Date: Saturday, July 17, 2021

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