Sr. Electrical Technician

Website NextInput

Job Status:

Full time
San Jose, California

Minimum of 5 years in testing, qualification and/or characterization related fields. Associate’s Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science, a related field or equivalent practical/industry experience


  • Create test plans from product specifications for electrical and mechanical testing
  • Document test methodologies for evaluating and characterizing sensors
  • Execute specialized tests according to written plans or published specifications and provide organized written test reports
  • Develop and maintain “Best Practices” and write “Standard Operating Procedures” (SOPs)
  • Maintain and support test infrastructure by assembling, configuring, calibrating, troubleshooting, and debugging HW & SW
  • Participate in technical meetings to present test data in a coherent manner to senior engineers and management
  • Support activities in qualification of MEMS devices by engaging with vendors to resolve test hardware, boards design issues, evaluation and modification builds
  • Develop programming scripts to organize large sets of data for analysis and reporting

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
Associate’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science


  • 5 years of relevant work experience, including successful completion of characterization/test and qualification tasks
  • Strong background in lab tasks, test equipment knowledge and test project management/organization


  • Ability to complete tasks with a high level of autonomy and professionalism
  • Proactively/closely interface with technical personnel/designers/management and vendors
  • Exhibit entrepreneurial enthusiasm

Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Ability to work with engineering teams
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and committed to producing highly accurate results in a timely fashion
  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

If interested, please email your resume and a cover letter (in email body) referencing this position to NextInput, Inc. at

About NextInput:
NextInput, Inc. provides market leading force sensing solutions to enable the next generation of intuitive, 3D human interface experience for a broad range of markets including Mobile, Wearable, IoT, Automotive, Medical and Industrial. The multi-billion unit touch enabled market is ripe for the adoption of force-based touch, for which NextInput has the best solutions in MEMS force sensing technology and algorithms.