Avionics Lab Engineer
1848 Westlake Ave N. Seattle, WA 98109 US
Position Title: Junior Avionics Lab Engineer
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity for a Junior Avionics Lab Engineer working a hybrid week with our client located in Seattle, WA.
- This position will help maintain and grow a set of satellite communications and aircraft systems labs used by the client's Platform team to support projects relating to airborne and seaborne satellite communications.
- The role will entail hands-on work with lab hardware, wiring, soldering, planning, scheduling, and designing while working with the lab team members at multiple client lab locations.
- Support of Lab hardware, software and infrastructure both in the US and abroad.
- First line test environment technical support to the Platform teams
- Support Troubleshooting and diagnosis of issues with the environment
- Effectively communicate issues to management and higher-level technical support
- Support fulfilling technical requirements for an environment setup
- Identify required configuration changes based on knowledge of a given solution
- Set up of the lab environment to the required specification for system and acceptance test campaigns
- Maintaining a functional environment for the duration of the campaigns
- Tracking Lab Bookings and Assets, dynamically responding to changes
- Creating and Maintaining diagrams, documentation and guides related to lab infrastructure, setup and processes
- Bachelors degree or diploma in a relevant technical subject (Engineering/Physics/Computing/Networking/etc.)
- Plus 5+ years of relevant work experience. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
- Background in computing / networking
- Hands on experience installing equipment
- Working knowledge in Linux based systems, setup, administration
- Knowledge of networking concepts (TCP-IP/DNS/DHCP/Network Routing/ICMP)
- Basic proficiency with Scripting Languages (Python, Perl, etc.)
Nice to Have Qualifications:
- Hands on experience with installing, integrating or repairing equipment
- Experience working with RF communication systems or avionics
- Knowledge configuring network equipment
- Experience using Confluence & JIRA
- Have experience with satellite systems, or telecommunication networks
- This is a hands-on role working in the Seattle lab 2-3 days per week with the remainder being remote.
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.