Automated Systems Test Engineer
  • Certified LabVIEW Architect Strongly preferred
Automation Test Engineers are embedded in agile new product development teams, as well as in existing product engineering and production operations project teams. As part of these teams you will participate in scrum and sprint meetings and work closely with the product owners and developers to ensure the concurrent development of the automated test systems meet all the product test requirements for the new products being developed.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Develop and establish the specifications and requirements for the development of automated test systems and equipment to meet specified product test requirements.
  • Architecting complex automated test systems.
  • Design, develop, build, program and implement automated test systems for company products.
  • Interacting with internal team and contract manufacturing teams to analyze and use quality feedback and data to
improve product testing processes.
  • Assessing existing production test systems equipment and suggesting opportunities for improvement,
using tools such as DFMEA, DFMA, and performance testing.
  • Creating test cases, test plans, test API's, test VI's, and LabView test programs to implement the
product test requirements and test cases in the automated test systems.
  • Escalating unresolved issues to the appropriate internal teams and leadership.
  • Preparing and conducting Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) plans, Commissioning Test plans, and Site
Acceptance Test (SAT) plans for automated test systems.
  • Preparing Automation Test Plans and training Product Engineering, Production and Contract
Manufacturing Operations team members in standard work for operating the automated test systems.
  • Interfacing with internal and external test equipment designers to ensure that all product test
specifications and test system specifications are met.
  • Coaching, training, mentoring and reviewing work of less experienced team members.
To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering is required.
  • 11 to 15 years of experience designing and developing automated final unit and component test
systems including printed circuit board functional test systems for production using LabVIEW software
and National Instruments hardware.
  • Experience in medium/high volume manufacturing of highly reliable electronic, electrical and
mechanical systems.
  • Well-versed in DFM/DFT techniques.
  • Experience with tolerance analysis, GD&T, FEA, and FMEA.
  • Proficiency in using lab instrumentation (scopes, DMMs, logic analyzers, network analyzers, etc.).
  • Prefer candidates with experience designing and troubleshooting digital and mixed-signal electronic
circuits, printed circuit board assemblies, programming, testing and debugging large-scale digital
systems that include FPGAs, CPUs, DSP's and various logic and interface circuitry.
  • Ability to work hands-on, independently, and in cross-functional, multi-cultural project teams.
  • Ability to interface with internal customers and stake holders to define project scope, requirements and
  • Experience as a Test System Architect.
  • Knowledge of Quality Management Systems, specifically ISO:9001.
  • Ability to use Microsoft products, CAD, schematic and board layout tools such as Allegro, Cadence, Mentor Graphics, Zuken E3, AutoCAD, Visio.
  • Experience using agile management and defect tracking tools (Confluence, JIRA).
  • Enthusiasm, drive, a sense of urgency with strong interpersonal, communication, collaboration and
teaming skills.
  • Proven ability to manage working on multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail.
  • Capacity to deal with a high workload and deadline pressure including ability to work extended hours as
necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to travel without restrictions.
Environment: Consists of an office environment, factory floor and at times working in a test lab.
  • Standing: Occasional, during test observations.
  • Lifting: Occasional light lifting.
  • Walking: Occasional walking of moderate distances (1 mile) within the complex.
  • Bending: Occasional bending.
  • Reaching: Occasional reaching.
  • Handling: Occasional handling of parts and tools.