$80K — $100K *
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As Systems Test Engineer, you will work on important DoD programs and projects that provide systems to support command and control, surveillance, intelligence, weapon status, and situational awareness communications over Link 16. You will enjoy interacting with multidisciplinary teams (digital, RF, mechanical, and software) to integrate and test terminals and systems. You will develop test plans and procedures to perform requirements verification of the system and execute manual and automated test cases as well as perform verification and validation of requirements, document test results, perform regression testing, failure analysis, and create discrepancy reports. You will also have the opportunity to develop reusable automated test cases for regression, stability and new feature testing and develop test software to automate testing and use database software to document test cases, track test progress, and document trouble reports.
2+ years systems integration and hardware test experience in a manufacturing environment
Hands-on experience using lab test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, signal analyzers, digital signal generators and noise figure meters
Strong and Demonstrated RF parametric test development and RF engineering principles such as linearity, NF, Gain, VSWR, RF power system budget analysis, etc
Working knowledge of RF amplifiers, mixers, oscillators, and transceivers
Experience developing Specialized Test Equipment (STE).
Experience with STE sustaining and maintenance activities
Capable of supporting multiple and simultaneous STE developments, managing both HW and SW development
Experience with test strategies, executing tests, and writing test plans, test procedures, and test reports.
Experience scripting control of test equipment and Device Under Test (LabVIEW, Python, MATLAB, or other)
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent degree
US government position. US citizenship required
Up to 25% travel
Test Stand experience
Test Fixture Design JTAG, digital/analog functional and RF parametric test development
Experience with large scale qualification testing such as MIL-STDs Link 16 or other Tactical Data Link experience
Ability to review large amounts of raw test data to identify, isolate, troubleshoot, and correct test setup issues, and unit failures EMC/EMI experience Familiarity with BOM structure, build processes, make vs buy trade-offs, and ability to define and evaluate STE documentation such as elevation drawings, interconnect drawings, etc
Valid through: 6/28/2021