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.

Email our human resources department at for more information regarding the company, benefits, or the openings posted below.

Electrical Test & Measurement Software Engineer

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 (ICT, Functional, 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, JTAG, RS48 etc.)

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

Experienced in programming languages such as C, C++, C#, scripting 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

ISP Applications Engineer

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.

  • Job 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 in Microsoft Office applications and Windows OS

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Customer oriented work ethic Willingness to travel


Wiring Technician

CheckSum is seeking a full-time Wiring Technician to join its team.

  • Job Responsibilities

Perform point-to-point wire wrapping and/or probe socket installation on electrical test fixtures using a variety of small hand tools.

Soldering of components as needed

Maintaining hand tools in good working condition

Maintaining inventory of product in work stations

Performing quality work checks to ensure the product meets quality standards

  • Experience/Skills Required:

High School diploma or GED

Ability to work with small hands tools such as calipers, soldering guns, screw drivers, crimpers and wire strippers

Basic reading and computer skills required, specifically with Excel

High attention to detail

Must be a team player capable of working across all departments within the company

Ability to recognize patterns and understand schematics is preferred