camppendleton | Senior Engineering Technician - Santa Barbara, CA in Encinitas, CA

Senior Engineering Technician - Santa Barbara, CA

  • Garmin International
  • $121,820.00 - 179,460.00 / Year *
  • 1425 Vanessa Cir
  • Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Full-Time
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As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology, Garmin's focus is on designing, building, and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use in every market we serve. That makes us an engineering and technology company with a keen focus on recruiting talent in those fields. And the same vertical integration business model that keeps all design and manufacturing processes in-house also gives us the incentive to hire top performers from different backgrounds, including engineering, operations, finance and accounting, information technology, sales, marketing and communications.
Associates get the royal treatment at Garmin. Regardless if you're a newbie or a veteran, engineers dream it, design it and use it. Here, you will be surrounded by others who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge, not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility, you also will have the opportunity to have ownership over projects?oh, and we promise you there will be some fun mixed in there, too!
Our engineering technicians partner with design engineers to debug first prototypes, including new circuits or systems. They may also modify designs and build and test prototype circuits for new products, perform expert-level PCB and unit modifications, including adjusting, calibrating, aligning, and modifying circuitry and components. If you'd like to recommend design improvements for advanced circuitry or improve assembly methods for increased reliability and simplified assembly and maintenance, send us your resume.
Garmin is looking for a full time Senior Engineering Technician to support the product development team in our Santa Barbara, CA area office. In this role you will be responsible for recommending design improvements and changes in advanced circuitry or assembly methods to improve reliability or simplify assembly and maintenance. Other essential functions include:

Serve as expert on lab equipment/tools, including maintenance and coordinating routine calibration of lab test fixtures and test equipment, and may also design test fixture improvements using standard or automated tools (MATLAB, C/C , etc?)
Work on die-level testing and processing prototype device wafers in a clean room environment
Assist engineers in designing and developing new test platforms to automate wafer-level, die-level, and device-level testing processes.
Work closely with engineers on data analysis to draw trends and correlations on component performance results using MATLAB and other tools
Assist engineers in maintaining process control charts to ensure quality of production parts.
Troubleshoot various test equipment such as testing electronics, vacuum and packaging systems
Write technical reports, including documentation of the test setup, block diagrams, and test setup schematics to fully document test results and analysis
Set up, run and complete detailed qualification plans and reports with little direction and produce error free reports
Lead or assist with new component evaluation and qualification

Qualified candidates possess an Associate's Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology or Computer Engineering Technology or another substantially similar electronics or technical field AND a minimum of 4 years' experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description. Other requirements include: Experience in die-level and wafer-level component testing, as well as die-level assembly, packaging, and manufacturing Experience working in clean-room environments and familiarity with clean-room protocols Experience in qualification testing for packaged integrated circuits Demonstrated understanding of advanced level schematic designs and design of test circuits Must demonstrate expert proficiency using lab equipment and tools including ability to efficiently create test setups and advanced level designs Demonstrates understanding of electrical engineering/software system interactions and can differentiate between hardware and software problemsOur benefits are designed to lead an evolving marketplace, support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life. They allow our associates to make their own decisions about their wellbeing and future and consistently rank Garmin as a top tier benefits provider when compared to other high-tech employers. We offer a choice of high value medical, dental and vision plans with low or no premiums, to fit your and your family's preferences. In addition, Garmin's financial benefits include a generous 401K retirement plan that provides 5% of pay base contribution plus a match of 75 cents for every dollar you contribute to a maximum of 10% of your compensation. The employee stock purchase plan allows for shares to be bought at a 15% discount. Garmin offers many other benefits and perks ranging from wellbeing initiatives, educational assistance and career development, community charity support, and employee discounts just to name a few. Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran's status, age or disability.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.