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This position seeks an engineer with a high proficiency in developing test software for Automated Test Equipment (ATE). Software development and testing support will be performed on a host of ATE platforms implemented for evaluation and test of precision instruments, mixed-signal electronic modules and systems used for guidance and navigation applications.
The candidate will be expected to support various software assignments while adhering to formalized software development processes. This includes gathering and generating formal requirements, implementing software architectures and detailed designs, developing and executing formal test plans, and supporting the packaging and deployment of official releases for end-users. The candidate will be expected to maintain software documentation and manage bugs/problems through formal tracking systems.
The ability to work and succeed within a process-oriented setting is critical, as is the ability to thoroughly document and communicate one’s work.
Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Mechanical Engineering Degree is required. Candidate must have experience programming in LabView, TestStand or other industry standard test automation software. National Instruments certifications not required but beneficial (CLA, CLD, CLED). Previous experience integrating and developing ATE for mixed-signal hardware devices is desired, as well as familiarity with integrating and developing software for commercial test instrumentation – Data Acquisition Modules, PCI/PXI Instrumentation, Real Time Embedded Controllers, Communication Devices. The engineer will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and will require strong teamwork and interpersonal skills in this fast paced technology development environment
This position will require the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance. Main requirement for a security clearance is US Citizenship.