Advanced Semiconductor Test


The Advanced Semiconductor Test (AST) division is built based upon a unique combination of

  • Manufacturing Excellence and
  • Systems Reliability

incorporated from MPI’s worldwide market leadership position in LED Test Equipment with a global installed base of more than 10,000 systems for 24/7 operation and

  • Decades of Engineering probe systems Market Expertise from the AST management team.



By developing Test Solutions (TS), with features based upon:

  • Visionary and Innovative Ideas,
  • A Vast Amount of Application Experience

obtained from long-term market interactions and becoming part of an existing

  • MPI Customer Centric Culture


  • Understanding customer requirements,
  • Solving complex problems,
  • Reducing the overall cost of test and
  • Increasing test cell efficiency

are AST major drivers to continuously provide more value to MPI customers.



The AST division is proud to offer outstanding Engineering Probe Systems and RF Probes products, global service, and superior application support with unsurpassed values.

Learn more about MPI’s value creation strategy: Vector Semiconductor and Allstron Corporation.

Please click on product or application links to get more detailed information.

Field Application Engineer

Job Location: San Jose, CA

Job Duties:

  • Assist in developing HW and SW measurement methodologies/solutions for analytical wafer probe solutions with signal applications from DC to millimeter wave frequencies as well as Silicon Photonics (SiPH);
  • Collaborate with customers on their measurement challenges, and provide applications specific product training;
  • Provide pre- and post-sale support to AST, customers, service department, and the sales channel developing HW and SW measurement solutions for analytical wafer probe stations;
  • Define application-specific solutions based on customer-provided device data and facilitate both customer and divisional teams to successful results;
  • Perform product training seminars for customer and sales channels as well as participate in trade shows and technical seminars;
  • Make recommendations regarding product improvement, new products, and quality enhancement;
  • Author, document, publish, and present measurement solutions via Seminars, Applications Notes, Briefs, and White Papers;
  • Prepare, plan, and assist with customer product demonstrations that highlight value-based differentiation of AST product offerings;
  • Develop unique and individual customer presentations designed to professionally position the MPI brand in the North American market and deliver formal presentations to customers.

Job Requirements:

Master’s degree in Electrical Eng., Electronics Eng., Physics, or Photonics; Must possess 6 months of relevant work experience; Travel to customers’ sites in US and headquarters in Taiwan is required.

Send resume to: MPI America, Inc., 2360 Qume Drive, Suite C, San Jose, CA 95131, Attn: Janet Chiang