Senior System Test Engineer


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Senior System Test Engineer

San Carlos, California Contract Job ID: 2210150911
Estimated Duration: 6 months

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Description
PDS Tech is currently seeking a Senior System Test Engineer for our client in San Carlos, CA

Overview

Our client is seeking a highly organized, passionate individual to join our system testing team. As part of this team, you will perform structural, environmental, and functional tests of flight critical components and subsystems for VTOL electric aircraft. The data collected during these tests will inform the company’s hardware design efforts and pave the way to production-ready hardware. The team is made up of extremely talented, hardworking, proactive, and hands-on individuals, operating in a very fast-paced and rewarding environment. We are looking to expand this team with like-minded individuals looking to make a mark in the transportation industry.

Responsibilities
  • Use proprietary or open-source testing tools or frameworks, design system-level and aircraft-level Hardware in the Loop (HIL) tests for software, electrical, mechanical, and energy components
  • Create test setups for aircraft hardware by working closely with the mechanical, electrical, energy systems, and software teams, to capture the nuances of aircraft components, subsystem architectures, and operating conditions, and turn them into representative tests that will allow for validation of component and system designs
  • Develop formal test procedures, instrumentation guidelines, electrical schematics, test system functional diagrams, test fixture designs, LabView VIs and any other necessary tools to allow for repeatable testing of specimens as discussed
  • Perform structural, environmental, and functional tests on specific hardware to validate its design and manufacturing against established benchmarks
  • Analyze data collected during the aforementioned tests to generate reports to provide quantifiable feedback to the engineering teams that will allow them to optimize their designs
  • Perform hands-on work such as test rig assembly, electrical harnessing, instrumentation installation
Qualifications
Required
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent real-world experience
  • Experience developing Hardware in the Loop tests
  • Experience with data acquisition techniques and LabVIEW
  • Experience with mechanical design and manufacturing drawing creation
  • Strong analytical background
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Pursuant to various local, state, and federal regulations, you must show proof of your full COVID-19 vaccination status prior to your start date.  Exemption requests are available for bona fide religious and medical circumstances.
Desired
  • M.S./Ph.D. in relevant discipline
  • 5+ years of work experience in relevant industry
  • Experience with high-voltage electronics
  • Experience with integrated aircraft test rigs
  • Fluent in Python for test software creation
  • Experience with aircraft certification (DO-178B and DO-178C), regulatory requirements, compliance testing, aircraft software engineering processes, and test verification
  • Experience with industrial test laboratory environments and procedures
  • Experience with Altium schematic capture
  • Hands-on machine shop skills using lathe, mill, welder, and other machine shop equipment
  • Polarion requirements and test case documentation experienced a plus



 
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com

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