Test Engineer I

Sierra Nevada Corporation Middleton , WI 53562

Posted 3 weeks ago

SUMMARY:

The Test Engineer is responsible for developing formal production tests for components, subassemblies, assemblies and systems. This includes writing formal Desktop Instructions (DI-), In-Process Test procedures (IPT), and Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP). The Test Engineer is responsible for the development and the design of any special test equipment (STE) and fixtures in support of development and production testing. The Test Engineer also provides technical testing support to the Test Technicians.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Designs and develops special test equipment (STE), test fixtures and prescribes test set-ups in support of development and production testing requirements

  • Support the Test Manager in identifying capital and contract STE and test fixtures in support of test equipment near-term demands and forecast

  • Maintain a high level of competence by staying abreast of state-of-the-art testing methods and technologies

  • Interface directly with the Program Managers, Systems Engineers and Project Engineers to assist in the development of Test procedures, including First Article, Reliability, Environmental, Production and Acceptance Testing

  • Attend and participate in Engineering design reviews to contribute to the understanding of test requirements

  • Work directly with the Test Technicians providing technical guidance and support as necessary in test methods, equipment and test set-ups

  • Prepare IPT's and ATP's assuring that the procedures support the program test requirements

  • Provide technical support for off-site environmental, integration and acceptance testing requirements

  • Perform the testing requirements professionally while being observed by the customer or Government representatives

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours

  • Other duties as assigned

COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external)

  • Responsible for timely execution of all personnel-related activities such as Time Sheet completion, Performance Evaluations, Salary Reviews, Succession Planning, etc.

  • Responsible for leadership oversight and for ensuring Department/Team training and adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, and Compliance Regulations (internal and external)

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Requires a BS in Related Field.

  • 0-2+ years of relevant experience

  • Thorough technical understanding of testing methodologies and state-of-the-art automated and semi-automated test equipment.

  • Experienced with environmental testing including qualification, reliability and first-article testing

  • Ability to prepare complex test procedures with a test equipment design background

  • Training on specific hardware and technologies will be performed on the job by the Test Manager; however the Test Engineer must have demonstrated basic knowledge of electronic circuits and troubleshooting and knowledge of electronic test equipment

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs to obtain U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.


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Test Engineer I

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