Principal Manufacturing Test Engineer

Posted 17 May 2023
LocationTaiwan ROC
Job type Permanent
Reference 1530427

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Childcare Facilities

    Childcare Facilities

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description


Microsoft Silicon Cloud Hardware Infrastructure Engineering (SCHIE) is the team behind Microsoft’s expanding Cloud Infrastructure and responsible for powering Microsoft’s “Intelligent Cloud” mission. CHIE delivers the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's over 200 online businesses including Bing, MSN, Office 365, Xbox Live, OneDrive and the Microsoft Azure platform globallywith our server and data center infrastructure, security and compliance, operations, globalization, and manageability solutions. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide and we are looking for passionate, high energy engineers to help achieve that mission.

As Microsoft's cloud business continues to grow the ability to deploy new offerings and HW infrastructure on time, in high volume with high quality and lowest cost is of paramount importance. To achieve this goal, theHardware Infrastructure Management and Fundamentals Engineering (HIFE)teamis instrumental in defining and delivering operational measures of success for hardware manufacturing, improving the planning process, quality, delivery, scale and sustainability related to Microsoft cloud hardware. We are looking for seasoned engineers with a strong passion for customer focused solutions, insight and industry knowledge to envision and implement future technical solutions that will manage and optimize the Cloud infrastructure.

We are looking for aPrincipal Manufacturing Test Engineerto join our team.Join us in this exciting AI revolution. Be part of the infrastructure engineering taskforce to fuel this world changingmission.

#azurehwjobs  #HIFE


As a Manufacturing Test Engineer, you will define Mfg test methodologies to support the verification of product functionalities following the assembly process of PCBAs, storage enclosures, and racked assemblies within the ODM & System Integrators & Contract Manufacturer sites.Ownership may span across both NPI and sustaining phases.Regular  may include:

  • Develop and sustain test hardware & software. Define a robust Mfg test framework to ensure product quality by driving highest test coverage according to the hardware development spec.

  • Work with internal customers and component partners to determine the best test methodologies for current or upcoming new technology in server industry, specifically for AI utilizations.

  • Provide expert judgement on Mfg test readiness before every NPI build start, including test hardware, software, or firmware perspectives. Steer through the identified risks with timely risk assessments and mitigations to internal/external partners.

  • Drive test optimization to increase manufacturing throughput and reduce the cost without compromising product quality.

  • Develop a stable and efficient core test content/script and deploy the test solutions for blade and rack level systems. Able to read/write test script or source code comfortably or even onsite debugging agilely.

  • Follow Mfg Test Engineering team preferred framework and process to release and maintain our core test content/script. A comprehensive validation or regression test is expected prior to the release.

  • Work on root cause remediation with regards to systemic hardware and firmware issues found during manufacturing tests.

  • Interface with internal reliability and qualification teams to drive parity between test coverage from reliability and qualification to manufacturing.

  • Monitor production yield data regularly and deep dive test related issues with a systematic approach for resolution or improvement. Meanwhile, implementing continuous test enhancements to improve quality.

  • Realize CM/ODM capacity and capability constraints against forecast; Collaborate across each functional team to ensure continuity of supply.

  • Develop and maintain documentation on processes or procedures.


  • Bachelor’s or above degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields.

  • 8+years of work experience in enterprise computers, consumer electronics design or hyperscale supply chain systems. Experience with server products is a plus.

  • 8+years’ experience in Functional Test technical manufacturing facilities or at contract manufacturing site with high-volume production as a Mfg Test Engineer.

  • 6+ years’ experience in diagnostic tool or utility development with electronic devices.

  • Proficient in Python scripting programming.

  • Familiar with Linux operating system. Able to read/write script or issue commands upon Linux.

  • Familiar with CPU or GPU test tools, direct experience in incorporating them into manufacturing test flows.

  • Knowledge of rack level test framework and methodologies is a must.

  • Strong capability in troubleshooting with engineering team on manufacturing related issues with test systems and storage enclosure products.

  • Working knowledge of computer subsystems, component interfaces, add-on boards, electronic test equipment.

  • Ability to navigate through ambiguities and concepts and realize it to practical process or flows.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally across a range of technical disciplines.

  • Ability to take on difficult challenges and communicate across organizational boundaries.

  • Must be willing to travel, domestic & international and to work off hours to support business.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 7+ years’ Python scripting programming experience is preferred.

  • Understanding of the design and manufacturing process at the PCBA and enclosure level is a plus.

  • Knowledgeable about SW development flow and proficiency on any kinds of source code control tool is a plus.

  • Proficient in all MS Office applications. Familiar with Azure DevOps Services, Business Intelligence tools, or Power Automate tools is a plus.