Systems Test Engineer III

Sierra Nevada   •  

Beavercreek, OH

Industry: Business Services

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 265 days ago

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SUMMARY:

The Systems Test Engineer isresponsible for developing formal production tests for components, subassemblies, assemblies and systems. This includes writing formal Desktop Instructions (DI-), In-Process Test procedures (IPT), and Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP), as well as informalreports. The Test Engineer isresponsible for the development and the design of any special test equipment (STE) and fixtures in support of development and production testing. The Test Engineer isresponsible for executing formal production tests for components, subassemblies, assemblies and systems, and logging any issues noted in testing, and generating test data summaries and formal testreports. The Test Engineer also provides technical testing support to the TestTechnicians.

SUMMARY:

The Systems Test Engineer is responsible for developing formal production tests for components, subassemblies, assemblies and systems.  This includes writing formal Desktop Instructions (DI-), In-Process Test procedures (IPT), and Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP), as well as informal reports.  The Test Engineer is responsible for the development and the design of any special test equipment (STE) and fixtures in support of development and production testing.  The Test Engineer is responsible for executing formal production tests for components, subassemblies, assemblies and systems, and logging any issues noted in testing, and generating test data summaries and formal test reports.  The Test Engineer also provides technical testing support to the Test Technicians.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Designs and develops special test equipment (STE), test fixtures and prescribes test set-ups in support of development and production testing requirements.
  • Support the Test Manager in identifying capital and contract STE and test fixtures in support of test equipment near-term demands and forecast.
  • Maintain a high level of competence by staying abreast of state-of-the-art testing methods and technologies.
  • Interface directly with the Program Managers, Systems Engineers and Project Engineers to assist in the development of Test procedures, including First Article, Reliability, Environmental, Production, and Acceptance Testing.
  • Attend and participate in Engineering design reviews to contribute to the understanding of test requirements.
  • Work directly with the Test Technicians providing technical guidance and support as necessary in test methods, equipment and test set-ups.
  • Prepare IPT’s and ATP’s assuring that the procedures support the program test requirements.
  • Provide technical support for off-site environmental, integration, and acceptance testing requirements.
  • Perform the testing requirements professionally while being observed by the customer or Government representatives.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.

COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external).
  • Responsible for timely execution of all personnel-related activities such as Time Sheet completion, Performance Evaluations, Salary Reviews, Succession Planning, etc.
  • Responsible for leadership oversight and for ensuring Department/Team training and adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, and Compliance Regulations (internal and external).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, as defined by management.
  • Ability to travel as required to support testing at off-site locations.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • A BS in an engineering-related field and a minimum of 6 years experience is required, with 10+ years experiencedesired.
  • Thorough technical understanding of testing methodologies and state-of-the-art automated and semi-automated test equipment.
  • Experience with environmental testing including qualification, reliability and first-article testing.
  • Ability to prepare complex test procedures with a test equipment design background.
  • Training on specific hardware and technologies will be performed on the job by the Test Manager; however the Test Engineer must have demonstrated basic knowledge of electronic circuits and troubleshooting and knowledge of electronic test equipment.
  • Experience with Linux operating systems and Python scripting.
  • Experience with Electronic Warfare systems and concepts desired.
  • Must be flexible for 25-50% CONUS and/or OCONUS.

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