Performs lead role identifying new work (capabilities) to be developed and implemented within the C4ISR Restoration Depot. Capability engineering work includes design, evaluation, planning, testing and operation of C4ISR electrical, electronic, mechanical, and/or computer components, equipment and systems. Performs various tests and analyzes and documents results. Identifies and documents functional requirements. Reviews, writes, and provides updates to technical documentation. Analyzes research & development plans. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned. Participates in special projects as required. • Familiarity with operating machinery/robots safely and efficiently • Ability to read and understand technical drawings, datasheets, and written work instructions • Oversee the installation, validation and development of new test equipment and processes • Ability to learn new tools and processes quickly • Hands on RF experience, networking experience, HiPot testing experience and spectrum analyzer experience • Test software programming • Flying Probe program generation and debugging using PINPOINT system • Implement and verify relevant software upgrades • Train, mentor, and support test and repair technicians • Troubleshoot tester hardware and software issues by working with customer support to resolve • Analyze and improve prototype, production yields and implement best practices for test and repair processes • Analyze failure data, summarize, and present analysis to stakeholders • Maintain backups of test programs and test data • Review, implement, and track First Article Testing (FAT), Engineering Change Orders (ECO) that impact testing • Manage equipment by working with the facilities team and vendors to perform periodic calibrations and preventive maintenance. • Support testing process (time studies, data collection/analysis, special customer requests, etc) for quotes, trials, and process improvements • Identify and recommend software solutions, cost reductions and quality improvements in repair operations • Works closely with the Quality team to complete any First Article Inspection Reports or relevant Corrective and Preventive Actions, and submission of Technical Data Package to Configuration Management. • Recommend appropriate hardware/software technology for optimizing the quality and efficiency.
6 yrs recent C4ISR or other relevant EE experience in designs, builds, installations, testing, documentation and recommending corrective actions.
This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.
Quality Management System (QMS) experience that is compatible with ISO 9001:2015. Working knowledge of 5S and Lean Six Sigma practices. CAD experience with ORCAD or SOLIDWORKS is a plus.
Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Skilled using Microsoft Office products. Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of technical and management personnel. ***When responding to this posting please reference job # SD19-37, Design Test Engineer.