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

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