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Characterization Engineer

Mountain View, California | Contract

Post Date: 01/03/2018 Job ID: 17893 Industry: Engineering

Position Title:  Characterization Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Mountainview, California for an experienced  Characterization Engineer. Characterization Engineer will be involved in supporting optics and display characterization and lab maintenance within the display team. You will work closely with engineering teams and functional teams such as IT, security, and facilities to build and maintain a successful lab environment.

Job Requirements:
  • Expertise in optics test equipment (set-up and measurements) such as optical power meter, photo-diode, microscope, spectrometer, and LED/laser light sources.
  • Expertise in electrical and electronic test equipment (set-up and measurements) such as high-bandwidth oscilloscope, logic/PCIE/USB analyzer, power supply, etc.
  • Ability to write test programs for automatic data acquisition, analysis, and reporting. Experience with engineering and productivity software tools such as Labview, Matlab, JMP, Python, and MS office.
  • Ability to debug board and test set-up issues
  • Experience in providing lab support, i.e. familiar with lab materials, procurement process, general lab procedures, management of inventories, test-bench set-up, etc.
  • Ability to provide innovative test solutions and fixtures
  • Highly hands-on and be able to work independently
  • Energetic and self-motivated. Good communication skills. Collaborative and strong team-work spirit.
  • Work experience in Mechanical and/or Materials Engineering
  • Knowledge in display engineering and color science.
  • Soldering skills, scripting language.

Job Qualifications:
  • BS/MS in optics, physics, EE, or related experience

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

Laura Garcia

I am a recruiter who works with people over the span of their careers. I have worked in Technical staffing for 17 years in the Puget Sound area primarily as well as nationally. I specialize in working with Technical/Engineering professionals in any area of Hardware or Software product development. I listen to what you are looking for, I am honest, forthright in giving feedback, and responsive and communicative through the hiring process. I am passionate about putting Vets back to work and Minorities in Engineering roles.

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