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R&D Systems Test Engineer

San Jose, California 95134 | Contract

Post Date: 04/18/2018 Job ID: 18341 Industry: Biotech/R&D/Science

Position Title:  Software Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client in San Jose, California.

Job Requirements:
  • This position involves the testing of transducers for new liquid handling instrumentation.
  • Qualified candidates must be able to work independently and as a member of multi-disciplined development teams, executing tasks on-time and to spec.
  • System level testing of new hardware
  • Verification and validation of new device features
  • Development of new calibration methods
  • Design of Experiments
  • Data Analysis
  • Hands-on data collection and analysis with engineering prototypes
  • Participate in research, development, and design validation for new hardware  
  • Define and execute the design verification test plans
  • Analyze device performance and areas of failure.
  • Suggest and implement product and process improvements.
  • Work with team to define and improve detailed technical specs
  • Specify procedures and required tools for system test

Job Qualifications:
  • BS+5yrs, or MS+3yrs, or PhD in Engineering, Chemistry, or Physics
  • Experience in the development and test of analytical instrumentation
  • Ability to work with Hardware and Software engineers to integrate, test, and troubleshoot electronic, mechanical, and software subsystems
  • Hands-on experience with lab and electronic instrumentation and tools (liquid handlers, scopes)
  • Analytical, methodical, and detail-oriented planning, experimentation, and analysis
  • Experience with MATLAB, Python or similar engineering analysis tools
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Superior problem-solving skills
  • Tenacious and deadline driven
  • Knowledge of chemistry and good lab practices
  • Ability to write macros and test routines
  • Ability to design test fixtures
  • Some understanding of signal processing
  • Experience with ultrasonic devices
  • Experience using statistics and DOE methods for process optimization

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.

Gazelle Medina
Sr. Technical Recruiter

I have been a Technical recruiter for over 20 years, much of that time with Protingent.  My passion is teaching people how to manage their career and effectively look for work.  I will keep working with a candidate until we find that right fit. I want to know what your dream job would be so I can help you find it.

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