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Test Project Engineer
Ref No.: 17-02788
Location: Mason, Ohio
Test Project Engineer
Mason, OH
1 Year Contract to Hire

Job Description
  • The Client is currently looking for an experienced Project Engineer with a broad range of experience to join our Test Engineering team.
  • As a member of this team, you will manage and direct design engineers, test engineers, and technicians to develop state-of-the-art systems to test Spacecraft, Launch Vehicle, and Infrared Imaging products.
  • This will entail managing schedules, Budgets and work assignments as needed to support major development efforts.
  • This candidate will be required to manage several large complex projects simultaneously.
  • This candidate must understand, generate, and optimize the requirements for production testing.
  • Experience with the development and maintenance of LabVIEW code will be crucial in this position.
  • Extensive knowledge of instrument control, test and measurement system development as well as test equipment configuration is desirable.
  • Experience in developing Test system architectures is required.
  • ¿Other programming languages that will be useful are C#/C/C++ and NI TestStand.
  • Conceive and develop flexible hardware and software test system Architectures to support a wide variety of new and existing Spacecraft, Launch Vehicle, and Infrared Imaging products.
  • Managing multiple complex Development efforts simultaneously.
  • Managing the day to day tasking of multiple Design Engineers, Support Engineers and technicians as required to support projects that are assigned.
  • Generating and maintaining complex Microsoft Project Schedules and Earned value tracking spreadsheets.
  • Managing and reporting accurate Estimates to complete (ETC's) and Estimates at completion. (EAC's)
  • Supporting proposal efforts as needed
  • Recommending staffing levels as needed to support assigned projects
  • Develop test requirements, methods, and test solutions from requirements flowed down from design engineering
  • Support the ongoing problem resolution and upgrade of current production automated and semi-automated test systems
  • Interface closely with hardware design engineering as part of concurrent development to define and implement manufacturing test strategies
  • Work with operations and design engineers to identify and implement potential enhancements to existing test and measurement systems
  • Initiate and drive the development of test processes and plans and procedures following the Client's test platform
  • Execute tests against hardware and software to validate features, functionality and performance
  • Document results and work closely with designers and others to analyze and debug issues
  • Design, implement and configure test beds supporting validation of the Client's products
  • Hardware debugging for both analog and digital designs
  • Support the production floor during failure investigations.
  • Must have strong troubleshooting skills to the electronic component level.
  • Minimum of BSEE or BSEET degree plus 5+ years experience in Project management.
  • 4+ years experience in test software or test hardware.
  • 4+ years directly applicable experience in ATE development, including both hardware and software design.
  • Extensive experience in LabVIEW software development and National Instruments products.
  • Prior experience in developing and implementing acceptance test procedures, production test plans, and test documentation from design requirements
  • Highly analytical mindset with exceptional problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Creative problem solving ability allowing you to develop and present unique solutions to problems
  • Experience interacting with teams to solve technical issues related to product testing
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including exceptional teamwork skills
  • Experience using electronic test equipment such as oscilloscopes, counters, DMMs, and PXI test equipment
  • Demonstrated expertise in test methodology and system-level test architecture development
  • MS Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint proficiency
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Experienced in developing Test System architectures
  • Experienced in manufacturing test in effective and robust measurement techniques, including SPC, test limits, and yield
  • 5+ years experience in writing test code in C/C++ and NI TestStand
  • Knowledge of the space electronics industry including spacecraft and launch vehicle application
  • Knowledge of the infrared imaging industry
  • Experience with Circuit design, Schematic entry and Circuit Simulation.
  • Experience in managing sub contractors.
  • Experience in process development.
  • Experience managing multiple complex Technical projects simultaneously.
  • ¿Experience with Altium Board Design Software is a Plus.¿