Working at CheckSum

CheckSum is a leading supplier of board test systems and part programming solutions. We help manufacturers test their electronic products faster and more efficiently than was previously possible by testing boards in parallel. Our unique technologies are providing high volume producers the opportunity to improve throughput, reduce costs and improve quality. Our customers are our highest priority and we are committed to their success.

CheckSum provides you the ability to work in an innovative environment with opportunities to continue learning alongside industry professionals with years of experience. Our benefits package includes paid leave, health benefits (including medical, dental and vision plans), retirement savings plan with employer match, tuition reimbursement, flexible work schedules and employee bonus plans.

Resumes and cover letters with salary requirements may be submitted to  for review.

ISP/Applications Engineer

  • Job description

Develop in-system programming solutions for customers using CheckSum test systems, specifically its MultiWriter solution. Work for a company with a proven 30+ years’ record of providing PC-based test solutions in the board test industry.

  • Primary Responsibilities:

Design and development of power-up test solutions using the CheckSum test platform

Create code to utilize CheckSum’s industry leading embedded systems technology to program microcontrollers

Design and debug custom functional/power-on test applications


  • Experience/Skills Required:

BSEE or equivalent

0-5 years’ experience in electronics manufacturing environment

Familiarity with the use of oscilloscopes, DMMs, etc.

Understanding of analog and digital circuit design

Skilled at written and verbal communication in English

Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and Windows OS

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Customer oriented work ethic

Willingness to travel


Sales Development Representative

  • Job description

Drive engagement with potential clients through B2B social media campaigns, including LinkedIn. Organize multi-pronged prospecting strategies to generate conversations and leads. Analyze results to improve approach.

  • Primary Responsibilities:

Organize, execute, and analyze outreach campaigns to initiate connection and drive engagement on social media.

Utilize multiple software tools to organize and implement specific campaigns.

Manage high volume of daily outbound emails to targeted accounts.

Assist sales team to drive engagement to identify key stakeholders and decision makers within target accounts.

Work with sales team to optimize follow up campaigns.

Monitor, analyze, and report qualitative results of campaigns.

Discover new leads through internet research, social media monitoring/messaging, by utilizing tools such as LinkedIn Sales Navigator to create targeted contact lists.

Collaborate with sales team to ensure the company’s goals and targets are met.


  • Experience/Skills Required:


3-5 years minimum B2B sales and / or marketing experience

Hyper-organized and analytical

Experienced project manager

Skilled at written and verbal communication in English, bilingual in Spanish a plus

Tech savvy, early adopter of new technology. Quick to master new software tools

Proficient with Office 365

Mech Assembler

  • Job description

Assemble or fabricate mechanical parts, pieces or products using a variety of tools and equipment according to required specifications in a specific area of a production line in a manufacturing organization.

  • Primary Responsibilities:

Read, interpret and follow basic blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately assemble equipment and products with the use of hand-held tools such as drill and soldering guns

Maintain inventory of product in work stations

Perform quality work checks to ensure the product meets quality standards

Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation when defects are identified

Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products according to engineering specification changes

  • Experience/Skills Required:

High School diploma or GED

3-5 years’ experience in mechanical assembly

Basic reading and computer skills required, must be able to follow directions

High attention to detail and self-motivation skills

Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem and to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Fixture Project Coordinator

  • Job description

The ideal candidate will be able to effectively manage multiple on-going projects and provide our customers with the highest level of service and professionalism. You should be able to fulfill various duties daily, evaluate potential problems and develop solutions through logical decision making, manage project-related documentation and ensure that all necessary materials are available and properly stored.


  • Primary Responsibilities:

Communicate with customers to identify and define project requirements, scope, and objectives

Maintain project schedule and communicate issues with customers and team members

Participate in project kick-off meetings to ensure success from start to finish

Manage projects and timelines to meet company objectives

Provide top level customer support

  • Experience/Skills Required:

Must have 5+ years of experience in Customer Service, electronics industry preferred

Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment

Must be a team player with strong project and people management skills

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 tools, particularly Outlook and Excel

Strong organization skills and a high attention to detail

Basic knowledge of printed circuit boards and CAD helpful

Field Product Specialist

  • Job description

Be a key member of CheckSum’s team in increasing revenue growth, deploying new products, and supporting global customers. In this role, you will be the subject matter expert for CheckSum’s parallel test in programming solutions. Your technical expertise and industry experience will drive customers to improve quality and reduce costs in their PCBA production operations.

CheckSum will consider applicants residing outside of Washington state.

  • Primary Responsibilities:

Serve as CheckSum’s product expert supporting field personnel, customers, and R&D

Manage customer and applications support using help desk tools

Provide hands on customer training and support, domestic and international travel required

Demonstrate CheckSum’s industry advantages to potential customers

Develop detailed technical content for manuals, help desk files, and website

Advise R&D on new product development while representing the customers’ viewpoint

Manage and coordinate technical aspects of trade shows, including equipment selection

  • Experience/Skills Required:

BSEE or equivalent technical degree and relevant experience

10+ years’ experience in technical applications support, test engineering preferred

Working knowledge of Functional Test and/or ICT (In-Circuit Test) equipment for a major industry player such as Keysight, Teradyne, SPEA or CheckSum

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, multi-lingual a plus

Professional presentation skills required for addressing customer and industry groups

Ability to learn quickly

Customer oriented work ethic

Willingness to travel

Junior Software Engineer

  • Job description

The ideal candidate will develop a wide range of board test solutions, in-circuit test, in-system programming, and functional test solutions for CheckSum’s customers.  They will implement code in a variety of languages and architectures.


  • Primary Responsibilities:

Design and develop new software features for CheckSum’s leading technologies (In-Circuit Test, In-System Programming, Functional Test, etc.)

Develop software to meet custom requirements for integration of test systems into customer’s manufacturing environment

Perform revision/release management

Manage projects and timelines to meet company objectives

Provide top level customer support

  • Experience/Skills Required:

Prefer a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Must have 10+ years of experience in software design

Programming development experience in test and measurement instruments, low-level drivers, user interface and embedded firmware for microcontrollers is preferred

Basic knowledge in electronic circuits including debugging electrical hardware from software (PC or embedded), ability to interpret datasheets and electrical schematics and serial communication buses (I2C, SPI, JTAG, RS485 etc.)

Familiarity with the use of digital meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and power supplies

Experienced in programming languages such as C, C++, C#, Python and Delphi

Understanding of Windows, Visual Studio, Eclipse and Bare-metal programming of ARM microcontrollers

Strong analytical skills and an enthusiasm for solving problems

Must be a team player with strong project and people management skills

Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Electrical Engineering Technician

  • Job description

The ideal candidate will be responsible for set up, repair, and maintenance of electronics test systems and electronic circuit boards.  This position will require good problem-solving skills, an eye for detail, and good manual dexterity.


  • Primary Responsibilities:

Test, debug, diagnose, and repair electronics hardware

Maintain on-site systems

Solder fine-pitch components

Analyze and report on technical data

Improve, develop, and build test processes and setups

Manage projects and timelines to meet company objectives, monitoring and reporting on project progress

Provide customer support, estimate damage, and calculate the cost of repairs

Maintain inventory

Assist with production testing

Collaborate with engineers and other professionals on technical tasks

  • Experience/Skills Required:

Prefer an Associate’s degree, apprenticeship as electronics technician, or other certification or equivalent experience

Must have 5+ years’ hands-on experience with electronics testing and repair

Experience with electronics test and manufacturing industry is preferred

Knowledge of electronic circuits, including understanding of analog and digital circuit operation, and ability to interpret datasheets and electrical schematics

Familiarity with the use of digital meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and power supplies

Skilled at written and verbal communication in English

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Customer-oriented work ethic

Strong analytical skills and an enthusiasm for solving problems