Job Description

Senior Test Engineer – ATE/EE

100% Onsite, Contract 6-12+ months 40 hours weekly

US Citizenship or US Green Card Holder only


Client seeks an Electrical Engineer to support ATE development in the Power & Control Actuation Systems (PAS) / Space / Marine Lines of Business. Applicant should have a strong background in Electrical Engineering, and possess a demonstrated ability in designing, developing, integrating, and deploying Special (Peculiar) Test Equipment (ATE / STE). Power Distribution, Motor Controls, and Actuation Device interfaces will be the prime applications of the subject ATE. Test Equipment Documentation and Reporting will also require high competencies in Automated Test Equipment practices and user interfaces. A strong emphasis on team cohesion is necessary.

Essential or Primary / Key Responsibilities:

Technical writing of Test Procedures, as well as Reports and Presentations are the primary responsibilities of this position. These are typically in support of DVT testing, Qual testing, ATP testing, and ESS testing, as well as providing formal Review packages for TE Gate events (TE SRR, TE CDR, TE Validation). The incumbent will also work closely with the new product development team for the Prime Mission Equipment while generating the operational procedures and reports.


  • A minimum of 15 years of formal ATE development experience, along with a high level of expertise in the ATE specialty domain is required. Subject areas of demonstrated ability include Test Station, ITA, Cable and Interconnect Diagram design, Signal Flow diagrams, Equipment selection, End-Item Integration, Failure Analysis/Debug, Design Review preparation, Technical Procedure writing, Estimation, and Technical presentation package/documentation development.
  • Strong Technical Documentation writing is the most significant qualification desired for this position, as it will be the primary responsibility of the position.
  • Additionally, technical ATE knowledge, with respect to manual and automated control of the following sample instrumentation is a must:
  • Hardware Support: Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, Power Meters/Analyzers, Function Generators, Data Acquisition and Control Systems, DMMs, High Voltage P/Ss, Analog I/O, Digital I/O, Interface Bus Protocol Support: IEEE-488, I2C, SPI, USB, RS-485/422/232, Serial, JTAG
  • Software Support: Word/Excel, PowerPoint, Visio
  • Bachelor’s degree in EE w/ 15 Years of Test Equipment development experience
  • Must be a US Citizen

Additional Skills Preferred:

  • Project Planning, Monitoring, and Reporting
  • Training, Guidance, and Mentoring of Junior Engineers
  • Cohesive Collaboration with Program Teams
  • Ability to Assemble and Present Professional Technical Packages/Reports

Work Environment:

The primary work environment will be the client lab/office area, with occasional travel to one of the lab facilities that provide outsource capability for client Qualification events.

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