Advantest – We enable
tomorrowʻs technology.

IoT, 5G and Artificial Intelligence. Unthinkable without us. More than half of all the microchips produced worldwide first pass through our hands. As the global market leader of automated test systems in the semiconductor industry we help the world to realize the digital transformation, enable our customers to shape the future and offer you the exciting jobs intended for pioneers.

Are you seeking answers and opportunities for your future? At our site in Böblingen you will find both as

R&D Cable & Connector Expert (m/f/d)

Your Responsibilities
As the world’s leading supplier of automatic test equipment, Advantest is dedicated to creating leading edge systems for the semiconductor and telecommunications industry – the technologies upon which our rapidly evolving information society is based.
To meet the permanently increasing test challenges of modern semiconductors we continuously enhance our existing V93000 semiconductor test platform with new Hardware modules. The electro mechanical interface to customer’s device under test is implemented by using state of the art connector technologies, cable materials and spring-loaded contact probes.

In your new job as member of the hardware development team, you will work in various hardware projects to define and design cable and interface solutions meeting the wide-ranging mechanical, electrical, and operation-environmental requirements of V93000 hardware modules. You will be closely working with external partners on design, implementation, and qualification of cable assemblies to ensure quality and reliability of the interconnect solution.

Responsibilities include
Align with respective V93000 HW projects to define electrical performance and qualification requirements
Work with cable suppliers on mechanical & electrical design of interconnect solutions to meet performance, quality, and reliability requirements.
Ensure integration and mechanical fit into V93000 platform
Drive common standards for interconnect solutions across V93000 modules (requirements, technologies, validation/qualification procedures, tests, documentation)
Utilize synergies / re-use of concepts and design across various projects
Technically consult and supervise the cable suppliers during product design, development, and qualification

Your Qualifications
Necessary Qualification
University degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or comparable
Strong know how and practical experience in connection and contact technologies (solder, crimp, connector technologies, contact probes, spring loaded pins) and related properties (contact resistance, leakage, current capabilities, signal integrity)
Know how and wide practical experience with high speed signal integrity and related measurement technique (Reflectometry Scan, S-Parameter Measurements, impedance matching, spectral analysis)
Know how in Material Science and Metallurgy
Experience with failure analyses tasks, tolerance analyses, environmental and reliability testing, FMEA techniques
Strong team working and problem-solving skills, superior communication skills (cross-functional, internal/external, cross-cultural) across hierarchy levels
Strong self-management, sets proper priorities
Fluent English language skills

Our offer
Flexible and trust-based working hours, 30 vacation days + option for additional vacation days, mobile working, individual part-time models and programs for extended periods of absence
Attractive salary, share in Advantest´s success through our exceptionally appealing bonus program as well as numerous subsidies, discounts and offerings (e.g. bike leasing)
Structured onboarding programs and mentoring, development discussions, technical and soft skill trainings, language courses and knowledge sessions
Ergonomic working environment, sports and fitness options and events (e.g. Global Challenge) as well as health days
Attractive company pension scheme, comprehensive insurance coverage and support in emergency situations

Take your next career step with us! Apply now, preferably via our online application tool.
If you have any questions, Alena Nicolai will be happy to answer them at
+49 (0) 7031.204.8380

For further information visit: www.advantest-career.de

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