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Hardware Test Engineer 3 : 20-00552
Ref No.: 20-00552
Category: Quality Assurance and Testing
Location: Mountain View, California

Primary Skills:  Shock and Vibration, Python or Matlab
Duration:  long term      
Contract Type: W2 Only

Responsibility / Job Description:

  • Ability to independently perform test set-ups, operate and adjust test equipment for shock, vibration.
  • Read and understand testing specifications from pictorial diagrams and schematics, identify and prepare test equipment including electrical set-ups for electrical components and systems.
  • Data collection utilizing vibration/thermal control systems, thermocouples and accelerometers.
  • Operate vibration and shock table.
  • Throughout test process ability to verify, review and document all data.
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot basic failures in computer hardware.
  • Interface with Senior Test and design Engineers.


  • Understanding of moderately complex electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Ability to independently perform test set-ups, operate and adjust test equipment for shock, climatics, vibration and electrical tests.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience.
  • High School Diploma or GED military training is a plus.
  • Ability to read and understand test procedures, technical documents, and schematics to identify and prep test equipment including electrical set-ups.
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word).
  • Troubleshoot and repair problems with equipment and systems when required.
  • Familiar with test standards ASTM D4169.


  • Operation and maintenance of Shock and Vibration Table.
  • Data collection utilizing vibration control systems and accelerometers, pressure transducers, and data acquisition systems.
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Ability to read, write, and run simple scripts in Matlab or Python.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

 To follow up with any questions, please contact Aman at 408-907-3219.
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