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AVIONICS TEST ENGINEER

Job Title: AVIONICS TEST ENGINEER
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hawthorne, CA, United States
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
REF: SXAVION-HL
Contact Name: Holly
Contact Email: holly@intelletec.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for development and execution of testing strategies for avionics hardware spanning PCBA board testing and defect detection, sensor/transducer verification, and full functional testing of an assembled unit
  • 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
  • Develop requirements for test racks/ATEs to be deployed to Production working with Hardware Engineers to build and develop custom test equipment for integration
  • Create automation software to interact with ATEs, Unit Under Test, instrumentation, and production systems to implement test plan in a fast moving production environment
  • Assist Responsible Engineers with setting specifications and test limit lines using statistical analysis of data and measurement uncertainty analysis
  • 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

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering or related technical degree required
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in Electronics Test Engineering developing test architectures

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Understanding of metrology, sources of measurement error, and uncertainty analysis
  • Familiarity with SMT lines and electronics manufacturing
  • Experience with Python, LabVIEW, LabVIEW RT, and LabVIEW FPGA
  • 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

FURTHER 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.