Test Design Engineer

Pittsfield, MA | Contract

Post Date: 04/11/2018 Job ID: 225729 Industry: Engineering

Test Design Engineer


Softworld Client has an immediate opening for a Test Design Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’ s core defense/intelligence services and systems. 

  • Participates in electrical requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis (e.g. timing, power, etc.), design, integration, and verification of electrical components, equipment and systems
  • Applies principles and techniques of Electrical Engineering
  • Performs electrical engineering root cause analysis for electrical issues, conducts experimental tests, evaluates results to formulate and implement solutions to issues
  • Participates in electrical reviews of electrical components, equipment and systems
  • Evaluates vendor capability to support product development
  • Applies a good understanding of the organizationally defined electrical processes used throughout the lifecycle of the program or project
  • Supports the generation of engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the electrical development life cycle
  • Contributes to the research and analysis of data, such as customer design proposal specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
  • Selects components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability
  • Plans sub tasks for activities described above
  • Generally works with multiple work groups
  • Generally works on problems of moderate scope under frequent general supervision
  • Generally has some contact with project leaders and Program Managers
  • May have some contact with external customers
  • Failure to accomplish results or errors may cause delays or require the allocation of additional resource

  • Considerable use of electrical engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Considerable understanding of electrical engineering processes
  • Keeps abreast of technology trends
  • Aware of business objective and Engineering role in achieving
  • Considerable knowledge in Microsoft Office applications
  • Considerable knowledge in electrical engineering design tools
  • Considerable written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Understands and begins to apply basic project management principles including IMS, earned value and score cards
  • Ability to recognize and clearly report information relevant to sound electrical engineering design
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Travel may be required
  • Security clearance may be required

Key Responsibilities
  • Cabinet Level Automated test devlopment
  • Versa Module Eurocard (VME) Module Acceptance Tests
  • Module Test Fixture Design
  • Fault Coverage Analysis
  • Acceptance Test Plan development
  • Acceptance Test Specifications development
  • Power Supply Automated Acceptance Tests

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