Job Listing Description

Test Equipment Design Engineer

Description:
Location: Canoga Park, CA
Rate: $60.00 - $70.00/HR
Duration: 1 year contract
Per Diem Split: Yes (if eligible)

** Candidates must be U.S. Citizens **
** Permanent residents are NOT eligible for this role **
** Dual citizens are NOT eligible for this role. Also, candidates with a current non-U.S. passport in addition to a U.S. passport are NOT acceptable **

Duties:
- Our client is seeking an experienced Test Equipment Design Engineer to join our Avionics Engineering Test Equipment Design organization. This position will be located at our facility in Canoga Park, California (Los Angeles area) and will report to the Avionics Special Test Equipment (STE) Design Process Manager.
- We are seeking a Test Equipment Design Engineer whose area of expertise is electronics and automated test system design. Our automated test systems include those designed for testing power and digital electronics for space applications. Units requiring automated test range from single-board computers, data acquisition boards, valve actuators to combustion and electric propulsion rocket engine controllers used in space-based applications. Automated test systems perform acceptance testing at the PWA (board) and unit (box) level.
- In this role, you will initially support the Advance Electric Propulsion System (AEPS program. You will perform an array of technical and project engineering related duties in support of a variety of Avionics STE design projects.
- The person in this position will be responsible for hands-on test and test system design, as well as providing project management and leadership for less senior personnel.

Skills:
Working under limited general direction, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
70% - Hands-on design and design leadership of automated test system development projects (includes hardware, software and mechanical design). Included is the development of test system requirements and verification methodologies, resolution of anomalies occurring during integration and test of a test system as well as during subsequent delivery and test system usage.
15% - Leading design teams of 2 or more people on automated test system development activities with cost and schedule accountability.
5% - Supporting test system proposals and bids.
10% - Travel to other Aerojet Rocketdyne, customer and supplier sites for design reviews and technical interface meetings.

Additional Qualifications:
- Experience with scripting language such as C, C++ and/or proficient in the use of the National Instruments (NI) development suite (LabWindows/CVI, LabVIEW and TestStand).
- Hands on experience with Test Instrumentation (i.e. Oscilloscopes, Multiplexers, Logic Analyzers, Data Acquisition systems, etc.).
- Proficient in the design of test consoles, test adapters, and/or test cables.
- Proficient in the integration of test hardware and test software.
- Proficient in the development of test equipment drawings.
- Proficient in the development of test system requirements and verification methodologies.
- Proficient in the development of test procedures.
- Proficient in the troubleshooting of equipment, circuit boards, cables, etc.
- Proficient in the resolution of anomalies occurring during integration and test of a test system, and also during subsequent delivery and test system usage.
- Experience in prioritizing and completing several parallel efforts.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and drive toward goals.
- Self-motivated - willing to engage customers, partners, and suppliers to achieve results.
- Possess process discipline, order, and attention to detail.
- Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to coordinate and collaborate with local/on-site teams, as well as teams at other sites

Education:
Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science and 5 or more years' experience.

US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.
 
Job Number: 10570
Job Location: Canoga Park, CA
Rate: $60.00 - $70.00/HR
Per Diem: Split Possible
Overtime: Possible
Duration: 1 yr
Input Date: 03/05/2019
Firm Name: INCONEN CORPORATION
Attention: Patrick O'Neil
Address: 6133 BRISTOL PKWY STE 232
City, State: CULVER CITY, CA 90230
Phone: 310/410-1931
Fax Phone: 310/410-1751
Email: patrick@inconen.com
Website: www.inconen.com

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