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Reference # : 19-241603 Title : System Test Engineer
Location : Mountain View, CA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 09/02/2019 / 09/01/2020  
Do something big and innovative! Stretch your creative muscles and work on big issues.  Since 1989, we have developed technology environments, applications, and tools by providing experienced teams to implement, enhance, and maintain our clients’ essential systems and applications.  Come join the Tech-pro team!
Requisition: G-REQ-00225526
Work Location: Mountain View, CA
Title: System Test Engineer
Please contact: Anton Dela Cruz – / 404-490-4695

We are looking for a Test Engineer to join our team and explore the challenging areas of System testing and audio performance that our products offer. We are convinced that good tooling and testing practices result in great products and we need people that are excited to work on Google Nest products, have technical experience in System Testing and are passionate about delivering high quality devices to people's homes. These areas allow building Client, scalable, maintainable systems from the ground up for the newest technology out there including Ambient Computing, Smart Sound, Client steering for Meshed Wifi, etc. And with new products planned for this year, that is only the beginning.
As part of our team you will:
  • Create tools and setups to validate the latest features in consumer audio and video technologies
  • Design Client ways to test system audio responses under different conditions, set of inputs, room acoustics, speaker positioning and ambient noise
  • Develop tools and automation to scale testing to a variety of products 
  • Analyze and test at sensor interface of systems for efficiency and scaling
  • Set up, operate and explore audio and video test equipment and methodology
  • Work with developers in the bleeding edge of Audio/Video/Sensor engineering technologies and provide feedback to system designers and product leads
Day-to-day activities:
  • Responsible for developing audio/video/system feature test strategies and writing test plans for Google Nest consumer products
  • Select test equipment and design and build automated test infrastructure for system measurements, built and demonstrate with prototype implementation
  • Verify system components and features are functional and comply with required product specifications
  • Implement system level testing and provide input to manufacturing test to ensure product requirements are met
  • Participate and guide other test teams focusing on different areas of the system for impact on system functionality and performance
What makes this job unique at Google
The Google Nest PA is revolutionizing the industry through beautiful, innovative consumer devices in the home. With products such as Google Home (Mini/Max), Google WiFi and the Cast family we try to deliver a beautiful, fun experience bringing the power of Google to our user's houses.
  • 3-5 years required. Experience with Python
  • Understanding of Linux
  • Basic understanding of signal processing
  • Basic understanding of HW (can read schematics, understands basic components & ohms law)
  • Willingness to work with HW and equipment
  • Experience in audio or RF
  • Experience in HW tools and development
  • Experience in using and automated test equipment
  • Consumer Electronics, Analog Electronics, MATLAB, DSP, Algorithms
Skill name Level (1-5, 5 being the highest) Years