Test & Validation Manager

United Technologies   •  

Derry, NH

Industry: Transportation


11 - 15 years

Posted 164 days ago

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Job Description:

Design Test & Validation Manager is responsible for the technical leadership and management of design test, validation & verification engineering efforts for a company developing industrial controls and advanced flame scanning products. Hands on engineering capabilities are necessary.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of Test, Validation & Verification Engineers and be accountable for all activities within the group
  • Lead all technical activities within the team to create tests to ensure full test coverage of system designs
  • Hands on engineer and a technical leader
  • Coordinate with Project Managers and other technical leads to meet project goals
  • Responsible for establishing policies and procedures for design test, validation & verification team
  • Design/oversee the building of design verification hardware/software, test equipment, and products
  • Develop test procedures based on design, sub-system and system level performance requirements, customer expectations, and regulatory standards
  • Write test software and test automation scripts
  • Lead and participate in hardware, software, and test/validation & verification reviews
  • Engage in outside lab and field testing
  • Understand international regulatory standards, develop test procedures and equipment to support meeting those standards
  • Ability to plan, build, test, code, and debug simple and complex electromechanical test platforms and equipment
  • Own a lab and be responsible for the maintenance of test equipment, life test racks, environmental chambers, and general lab test equipment
  • Perform audits and sample inspections of production-level products
  • Examine, troubleshoot, and perform failure analysis to the root-cause level on RMA products
  • Be able to use common test equipment: Oscilloscopes, power supplies, DVMs, signal generators. Experience with ESD, Surge, EFT, Immunity, and Emissions testing a plus

Physical Limitations:

  • Individual is periodically required to perform repetitive movements
  • Individual is required to regularly use mechanical controls including buttons, knobs, levers, cranks, and pedals in performance of a function
  • Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials
  • The individual is occasionally required to reach overhead with hands and arms; rotate body from sitting and standing position and lift and carry weight up to 35 pounds
  • Normal amount of sitting and standing, average mobility to move around an office and plant environment, able to conduct normal amount of work on a computer
  • The individual is regularly required to walk and move around; use hands to feel, touch, grasp or grip tools, objects, or handles


  • 12+ years working in a high-tech environment with short development cycles
  • Prior experience in leading engineering teams a plus
  • MATLAB, LabVIEW and Simulink experience is needed
  • Experience in the combustion field highly desired
  • Experience with DSPs & Microprocessor based designs
  • Experience in hands-on, board-level, analog and mixed signal circuit design
  • Experience developing low-level debug firmware is desired
  • Experience gaining regulatory approvals for products, especially UL, FM, CE
  • Experience participating/performing FMEA and MTBF analysis
  • Experience with “fail-safe” design
  • Experience testing, debugging, and characterizing PCB designs, sub-systems and system as well
  • Experience with Safety Integrity Level (SIL) design a plus
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required


  • BS in EE/ME/CS required
  • MSEE preferred

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Job ID 67988BR