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Bedford, Massachusetts

Sr. Test Technician

Category | Research & Development Job Type | Regular Full-Time/Part-Time | Full time Remote | No
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Introduction

The Systems Test Technician will support system level performance tests of new product prototypes as well as competitive products. Main responsibilities will be the execution of performance and characterization testing, documenting results and tracking of UUTs (units under test) using practices and procedures established by both IEC and internally developed standards.
The successful candidate will also perform operational tests and fault isolation on systems and equipment, assist in determining methods or actions to remedy malfunctions and assist in the design, construction, test and troubleshooting of test equipment.
The Systems Test Technician will use common hand and power tools (e.g. screw drivers, wrenches, drills, presses, grinders and multi-meters). The Systems Test Technician may also utilize larger machinery and equipment (e.g. mills, lathes, temperature chambers, vibration tables, and HALT chambers).

What You Will Do:

  • Execute performance tests and document results in accordance with standards and procedures.
  • Document and communicate results and findings to define performance or facilitate root cause analysis and resolution when failure occurs.
  • Support team in performing other Electro-Mechanical testing and measurements.
  • Perform basic soldering, wiring, fixture setup and product labeling to track UUTs.
  • Support test facility and equipment maintenance and management.
  • Provide oversight of testing being conducted by interns.

To Be Successful You Will Have:

  • 8 years’ experience performing system level testing, preferably performance testing.
  • AS, BST or BS in engineering.
  • Proficient with larger machinery and equipment (e.g. mills, lathes, temperature chambers, vibration tables, and HALT chambers).
  • Experience analyzing data to recognize trends and verify measurement quality.
  • Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience with NI LabVIEW, Rally, MS SharePoint, and PTC Windchill.
  • Detail oriented and organized with a proven track record of documenting test results as well as recognizing and documenting deviations, anomalies, and failures during testing.
  • Experience using test instrumentation such as power supplies, power meters, accelerometers, and data acquisition systems.
  • Experience troubleshooting and debugging electro-mechanical equipment, electronic setups, and measurement equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of task execution and work with minimal supervision.
  • Comfortable working in team environment, adapting to changes in assignments, and balancing competing priorities.
  • Able to communicate technical information and test results effectively and provide test summaries.
  • Proficient with mechanical and electrical tools used in testing and troubleshoot of electromechanical systems (e.g. common hand tools, drills, presses, grinders and multi-meters).
  • Experience with Linux and Windows Operating Systems.
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