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Software Test Engineer

Hawthorne, California | Contract

Post Date: 02/08/2017 Job ID: 16291 Industry: Software

Position Title: Software Test Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Hawthorn, CA

  • Develop, execute, and maintain test plans and test code for test systems 
  • Analyze test results and bugs that require in-depth investigations 
  • Hands-on integration and troubleshooting of flight hardware/software systems 
  • Write Verification Test Plans, Test Procedures, and Test Reports against product requirements 
  • Expert with test equipment and measurement techniques to verify and validate product requirements 
  • Understanding of electrical schematics and electronics manufacturing to analyze and improve test coverage 
  • Work closely with Responsible Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, and Production Test Labs to ensure a testable product is being developed and influence design to increase product reliability and test coverage. Make recommendations for design, process improvements, and data collection 
  • Create automation software to interact with ATEs, Unit Under Test, instrumentation, and production systems to implement test plan in a fast moving production environment 
  • Root-cause analysis of test failures and communicating recommended actions 
  • Develop modular, reusable test architectures for manufacturing test and engineering design verification 
  • Define and implement project plans, manage milestones and hold reviews to assure reliable test systems are delivered to production 

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical degree required 
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in Electronics Test Engineering development test architectures 
  • Experience with Python, LabVIEW, LabVIEW RT, and LabVIEW FPGA 
  • Understanding of metrology, sources of measurement error, and uncertainty analysis 
  • Familiarity with National Instruments platforms including DAQmx, TestStand, PXI, and RIO 
  • Extensive understanding of instrumentation, interfaces and sensors including DMMs, DAQ, PowerSupplies, Oscilloscopes, DIO, GPIB, USB, Serial-422, VISA, UDP, GigE, SPI, switch technologies and topologies, accelerometers, RTDs, thermocouples, and 4-20mA sensors 
  • Understanding and experience in environmental testing such as vibration, shock, thermal, burn-in, and TVAC 
  • Working long hours and weekends as required 

ITAR Requirements: 
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here.

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.

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.

Will Lorenson

My recruiting style is to be up front and honest. I will always keep candidates in the loop if I have or gain any information that can help out. I love recruiting because I love helping people. I know that finding that next job can be a very stressful and sometimes difficult time. I work hard to make sure that my candidates have a positive experience and do my best to work with you through the process.

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