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Optical Test Engineer

Redmond, WA 98058

Posted: 05/01/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Microsoft, VMS Job Number: 27227

Job Description

Position Title: Optical Test Engineer

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity for an Optical Test Engineer with our client located in Redmond, WA.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Design
    • Design and implement innovative, robust, scalable, secure, and extensible hardware engineering solutions.
    • Gather specific information for “make vs. buy” strategies.
    • Consult with other engineers to help understand and apply advanced concepts.
    • Implement or recommend technical solutions to common quality and design, and testing challenges.
  • Testing and Verification
    • Ensure test requirements are included in documentation and specifications for a feature or product.
    • Determine appropriate test equipment for measuring features of well-defined products according to existing verification plans.
    • Use standard templates and test methodologies to write clear, complete design verification test cases.
    • Develop, review, and execute test plans for standard features or products.
    • Gather data for external testing supplier or partner selection options.
    • Develop automated testing solutions and independently conduct automated testing on standard feature areas or products.
    • Participate in the development of dashboards or reports for testing and quality metrics.
    • Analyze and interpret results of data and statistical analyses to identify common problems or flaws that may affect a feature or product design change and bring them to the attention of other engineers or team leaders.
    • Assist in the development of prototype components for use in validation of new product features under guidance from other engineers.
    • Collect and evaluate data from site acceptance tests and create reports.
  • Project Implementation
    • Follow a single project implementation schedule to deliver the hardware engineering aspects of a well-defined feature or product and escalate issues to management as necessary.
    • Obtain input from functional experts regarding opportunities to affect downstream execution of projects by resolving issues and executing design tradeoffs within scope.
  • Reporting and Documentation
    • Follow established procedures to assist in the creation of detailed reports and functional specifications for a well-defined product feature or extension based on information from product development and verification processes.
    • Assist in developing training materials, documents, and templates under guidance from a manager.

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • BS degree in Engineering or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience testing consumer products
  • 3 years of experience testing optical components or devices. - Must Have
  • 2 years Data analysis experience - Must Have
  • 2 years MATLAB experience. - Must Have
  • Experience designing, procuring parts, configuring, and validating new test setups.
  • Working knowledge of image quality metrics, optical characterization, and optical test hardware.
  • Experience with image quality evaluation and imaging science, statistical analysis, correlation and GRR.
Preferred Job Requirements:
  • MS in Engineering.
  • Knowledge of optics, imaging, photography, lasers, and optical metrology instruments (imaging, colorimeter, spectrometer, etc.)
  • Experience with hardware testing, system bring up, and design validation.
  • Experience with image processing and algorithm development.
  • Experience with high volume production and test processes.
  • Experience with LabVIEW, Python. MATLAB is required.
  • Proficiency with statistical analysis methodologies and tools such as JMP and Excel
  • Experience with manufacturing test requirements in a high-volume manufacturing environment

Job Details:
  • Contract
  • Pay Range: $54- $65/hr.
  • Work Authorization: ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3) is required.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, 2 insurance plans (100% paid for employee only - HDHP plan, and a buy-up POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About ProtingentProtingent 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.

Meet Your Recruiter

Laura Duarte

I have worked in Technical staffing for over 17 years in the Pacific NW primarily, and Nationally. My specialty is finding candidates for contract, contract to hire and direct hire jobs in Technical & Engineering fields for some of the greatest Hardware & Software product development companies around. I listen to what you are looking for and will ensure your resume looks great.  I am honest and communicative throughout the hiring process. I am passionate about putting our Veterans back to work, and helping underrepresented people get into STEM careers.


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