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Microchip Technology Sr. Technician II-Engineering in Lowell, Massachusetts


  • Under general supervision, provide a variety of engineering support functions of a non-standard and complex nature.

  • Support Development Engineers in testing and aligning RF Power Transistors and Integrated Circuits with the purpose of DC/RF/Thermal characterization, troubleshooting, tuning evaluation boards to customer specifications, environmental and stress qualifications.

  • Generate test reports and document component changes.

  • Configure and calibrate test benches.

  • Determine set-up and operation of wide variety of test stands involving a thorough knowledge of instrumentation theory and measurement.

  • Work in a research, design/development manufacturing and/or production environment.

  • Other duties as assigned


What do you need to be a Microchip Engineering Technician?

  • ASEE or equivalent education and experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a technician, 10 years preferred.

  • Familiarity with RF Power Transistor and Amplifier modes of operation, RF/Microwave Measurement techniques and equipment and basic microwave circuit concepts.

  • Capable of bonding and tuning.

  • Capable of soldering components on boards.

  • Electrical test and alignment of evaluation circuits and boards.

  • Knowledge of basic microwave terminology.

  • Proficient in circuits, matching and transistor devices.

  • Ability to read and understand schematics.

  • Must be independent and proactive.

  • Must be able to deal with a fast paced working environment.

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.

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Applicants with Disabilities

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