Vehicle and Dynamometer Test Engineer
BAE Systems
Sterling Heights, MI
Plans, acquires, analyzes, and interprets results of test data for military vehicles, vehicle systems and components. Designs test fixtures and instrumentation configurations to obtain necessary data. Documents test procedures, results, conclusions and recommendations in technical reports. Provides technical support and advice to other disciplines and organizations. Operates AC dynamometer system for powertrain development, performance verification, and durability. Ensures technical outcomes are consistent with established engineering principles and practices and that customer and company technical, system, performance, and quality requirements are met. Previous vehicle test and dynamometer test experience are required. Limited travel to support off-site test activities is expected.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
Vehicle test experience including instrumentation, data acquisition, and documentation.
Strong organizational skills and ability to develop test plans to meet project goals and schedule.
Dynamometer test experience related to powertrain development and performance verification.
Working knowledge of measurement sensors such as strain gages, pressure transducers, load cells, thermocouples, tachometers and flow meters is required.
Experience with Microsoft Office applications is required.
Ability to interpret product drawings and schematics is required.

Preferred Skills and Education
Experience with CAN bus data acquisition and analysis preferred.
Dewesoft X3 data acquisition software and hardware experience preferred.
MatLab, CREO, and Vector software preferred.
AVL PUMA Dynamometer control software preferred.
Experience with electronic test equipment such as DVM, oscilloscopes, power supplies, HiPot is preferred.
Soldering and electrical harness fabrication is a plus.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.