Statement of Work:

The individual will be working with IBM Research, the Microprocessor Test Development (MTD) lab, and Advantest Application Engineering to support development, characterization and transfer support of an Advantest 93000 based wafer test program. 


Task Description:


  • Completion of Advantest 93000 training.
  • Completion of TEL (Tokyo Electron Limited) Nano wafer prober training
  • Completion of Cadence engineering design automation training
  • Creation of an Advantest 93000 based wafer test program. Program based on existing IBM part number programs.
  • Supporting data collection, transfer of data and documentation/presentation for diagnostic support for debug of tests, defect localization and manufacturing characterization.
  • Supporting the initial and incremental versions of the PNP (part number program) to a second site where manufacturing will be performed. Possible travel to the second site.

  Development/manufacturing Test Application Engineer (TAE) engineer to be part of the team responsible for developing characterization and manufacturing wafer test programs. For this role the work will be focused on development of a custom wafer test part number program on the Advantest 93000 test platform.  The test applications engineer in this role will work closely with experienced test development engineers and design for test (DFT) designers to define, verify, and implement test programs that ensure the quality of a custom product.  Test application engineers are challenged to solve functional and performance issues related to new VLSI microprocessor designs, and to ensure robust manufacturing test productivity.

Required skills/Level of Experience :

  • US Citizen (or gov’t clearance).
  • Electrical Engineering Degree (BSEng or MSeng) with knowledge of VLSI design, semiconductor physics and DFT (design For Test).
  • Prefer 5 years of Advantest 93000 test application experience.  Alternatives would include experience on Teradyne or equivalent ATE (Automated Test Equipment) platform.
  • Database experience
  • Script and coding experience (C++, PERL, etc…)