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Avionics Lab Engineer

Seattle, WA 98109

Posted: 01/19/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 26740

Job Description


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.    


Job Description: 
  • 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


Job Qualifications:
  • 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.

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