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Senior Test Engineer
Location/City:  South Bay
Job Summary

The Senior Test Engineer is responsible for conceiving, designing, and implementing both manual custom fixtures and fully automated test equipment. They will work closely with design engineering, manufacturing, customers and program management to define test strategies, implement testability and deliver solutions.

Additionally, this position will support new product introductions and sustaining product testing and work with design and manufacturing engineering on manufacturability and testability issues.

Candidates must have an intense customer focus and be able to satisfy both internal and external customer requirements. Experience with Labview and Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) is required as is experience with RF power supply testing or design, knowledge of Lean manufacturing and mistake-proofing techniques. Quality system, tools, and SPC knowledge is a plus.

Position Details

Establish testing strategy
Define RF equipment testing methods for both in-house use and external suppliers
Lead and implement product testing both in-house and for external suppliers
Design and procure test systems
Create and procure tools and fixtures for testing
Create set-up and test procedures for testing
Assure test system and related equipment is calibrated
Document test systems, tools and fixtures
Perform test system preventative maintenance
Participate in designs and provide DFT input
Cost reduction analysis
Implement continuous improvements in product testing activities in manufacturing, repair area, and suppliers


BSEE and strong technical background in RF, analog/digital circuit test design, measurement methodologies and test equipment for module and system level testing
8+ years experience on RF system integration and test to verify product and process compliance to specification during both design and manufacturing
Knowledge of manufacturing and test processes and protocols for module and system assembly
Hands-on capability with good knowledge of hand tools and test techniques to provide mechanical and electrical floor support
Background/Knowledge in the Following

RF technology
Electrical (AC/DC) systems
System wiring - electrical
Logic controls programming
Training and presentation skills
SPC and effective implementation
MS Office applications