Updated: 2/2/2022


Checkpoint Technologies, located in San Jose, CA is the world’s leader in non-destructive optical probing for semiconductor failure analysis combining advanced laser scanning (LSM) and photon emission (PEM) techniques with state of art optical resolution. 

  • Local / Bay Area / Silicon Valley, California candidates ONLY please

Software Engineer

Create high quality semiconductor Failure Analysis tools by solving control equipment problems with mastery of Software Engineering skills.
Develop and test software on Microsoft Windows Environment to control the operation of automated microscope and scanning systems. This includes the motion control for translation stages and various other position encoded hardware assemblies.
Your duties also involve design and implementation of software for acquiring images from frame grabber data and camera systems; software for camera control and manipulation of such images including the various image processing functions; developing a user-friendly GUI for microscope based systems.
Required skills: Work experience in using Visual Studio, mainly implementing the code in C# & C++ language to develop/debug Windows desktop application. Knowledge and experience of WPF and MVVM is desirable. Knowledge of real-time and multi-threading applications in PC controlled automated instruments.
Preferred Experience:
Basic understanding of Semiconductor devices, background in physics, and software development experience in Microscope and Semiconductor probing tools will be a big plus. Knowledge of developing software in at least one or more of the following areas:
                        1. Machine/Motion control,
                        2. Interfacing 3rd party frame grabbers and Digitizer
                        3. Image processing and visualization.

Customer Service Engineer-San Jose, CA

Primary Responsibility:
Responsible for performing on-site installation, servicing and repair of complex equipment and systems. Checks out and approves operational quality of system equipment. Instructs customers in the operation and maintenance of the system. Serves as company liaison with customer on administrative and technical matters for assigned projects. This position requires occasional travel (up to 25%), local, domestic, or international.

Level Requirements:
Works on problems of a diverse scope where analysis of data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results. Requires BS degree or equivalent experience (2 to 5 years), good communication skills, and the ability to deal effectively with customers.

Physical Demands / Work Environment:
The employee is regularly required to talk & listen, frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, and fine finger manipulation, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level is usually moderate cubicle environment or moderate to noisy manufacturing environment.


If your background and experience matches our requirements we would like to hear from you. Please email your resume to Visit our website at to learn more about Checkpoint Technologies and our state of art optical probing instruments.

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