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Electrical Engineer 3 (Test Equipment Design - Lead)
Ref No.: 17-14509
Location: Melbourne, Florida
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 10/20/2017
Job Description:
Candidate will be responsible for the management, cost and schedule (EVMS) and overall execution for test solution design, development, integration, sell-off, and qualification activities. Candidate will be responsible for the generation of shop orders / work order flow tags in preparation for testing. Candidate will be responsible for engaging with electrical, mechanical, supply chain, quality, systems, production, program management and test personnel ensuring an understanding and appropriate hand-off of requirements (both hardware and software), system interfaces, test specifications, test solutions, design / peer reviews, implementation of test solutions and execution of tests. Candidate will be responsible for the collection of test data, review / analysis as applicable, and the generation of required test reports. Candidate will be responsible for understanding, properly using and maintaining the test sets and test equipment. Candidate will be responsible for Mil-Std-810F environmental and Mil-Std-461E EMI/EMC qualification and testing.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with 8+ years of relevant test solution, hardware and software lifecyle experience in the space payloads / defense aerospace market.
  • Experience in the commercial / electronics market is a plus. Candidate needs to be proficient with the generation of test documentation (work orders, test procedures, test reports).
  • A strong work ethic and strong leadership skills with solid communication, interpersonal management and relationship building skills being a must.
  • Strong technical, analytical and critical thinking / reasoning skills. Leadership skills are a must.
  • Experience with LabVIEW / LabWindows / TestStand and PXI is a must.
Preferred Additional Skills:
Candidate needs strong Office tool skills along with a broad instrumentation hardware and software knowledge. Experience with FPGA design, 1553, Fiber Optic, Space Wire, wireless and adhoc network is a plus. Experience with C, C++, C# is a plus.
COMSEC/CCI and Secret / SBI / EBI clearance is a plus.

Intake Call Notes
  • The Level 3 role MUST be able to lead efforts, have leadership experience and want to be a team lead
  • Must have a test background
  • Has applied LabView experience writing code
  • Background in test automation
  • This group builds automation for the equipment and products for Harris
  • They need an understanding of RF equipment (network, signal analyzers, power supplies, PCI extensions, etc.
  • Would be great to find someone from either the space and intelligence side of the business (reflectors and payloads up into space), or electronic systems for avionics side of the business


Interview Questions
  1. Confirm their degree
  2. Do they have 8+ years of relevant test solution, hardware and software lifecyle experience in the space payloads / defense aerospace market?
  3. Do they have experience in the commercial / electronics market?
  4. Are they proficient with the generation of test documentation (work orders, test procedures, test reports).
  5. How many years of leadership experience do they have (with solid communication, interpersonal management and relationship building skills)?
  6. Do they have strong technical, analytical and critical thinking / reasoning skills.
  7. Years of experience:
    1. LabVIEW?
    2. LabWindows?
    3. TestStand and PXI is a must?