Hardware Test Technician (contract)

DiDi Labs, Silicon Valley

DiDi Labs is working to solve the world’s most challenging problems.

We’re now looking for a Test Technician to join our team. This role will perform lab and test work supporting the design/test team for characterization of electrical/optical components and systems. The candidate will run laboratory experiments, compile/report test data, build and assemble electrical/optical prototypes and manage the lab.



  • Conduct electrical/optical components and system level lab test
  • Collect, organize and present test data to the engineering team
  • Soldering/de-soldering and electrical/optical system assembly
  • Manage lab test equipment and laboratory supply inventory
  • Provide a safe and clean working lab environment



  • 3+ years of previous experience as a laboratory technician or equivalent
  • Experience with soldering (SMT and Thru-Hole) and cable/harness fabrication
  • Familiar with electrical/optics lab equipment
  • Experience with R&D lab management


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years related work experience
  • 2-4 years degree in related scientific field
  • SMT Soldering (use of microscope, fine pitch soldering, rework and modification)
  • Experience using oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, signal generators, power supplies, DMM, etc.
  • Experience with optical setup, optical test equipment including power meter, spectrometer, photodetectors, motorized stages, etc.


About DiDi Labs

DiDi is a ride-sharing platform dedicated to revolutionizing the way people live and move. Didi Chuxing offers a full range of on-demand mobility options, including Taxi hailing, private car hailing, Hitch (social ride-sharing), Chauffeur (designated driver), Bus, Minibus, Car Rental, and Enterprise Solutions. Our company is committed to working with communities and partners to solve the world’s transportation and environmental challenges using big data-driven deep-learning algorithms that optimize resource allocation.

Want to learn more about DiDi Labs? Visit DiDi Labs's website.