Test Engineer
Abaco Systems
Austin, TX

About $73,000 - $100,000 a year

EducationSkills
Abaco Systems is an acknowledged leader in rugged embedded computing, especially in the military/aerospace market. Our products are used in hundreds of mission critical applications, where the performance and reliability we deliver can be a matter of life and death.
We’re growing fast: we’ve added substantially to our organization in roles across the board – and that expansion will continue. We’re also growing by acquisition. Our strategy puts our customers front and center of everything we do: their success will drive our success.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% as required.
US citizen or green cardholder.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field from an accredited college or university.
ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Work in a team environment to plan/execute all phases of product test development/deployment.
Possess strong troubleshooting/debug skills and ability to mitigate/resolve issues during product test development cycle.
Perform engineering debug tasks with standard lab debug tools (oscilloscope, signal generator, spectrum analyzer, multi-meter, etc.).
Design/Procure/Fabricate test fixtures and stations for use in product test.
Create/Maintain/Document/Troubleshoot, TestStand/Labview test programs for use in product test.
Generate test requirements to drive the development of application test software
Evaluate/Recommend/Implement automated test tools and strategies
Lead review meetings for test development/deployment at milestones.
Lead effort determining root cause of failures that occur during validation/qualification cycle.
Support/Coordinate with cross-functional teams ensuring test solutions meet customer requirements.
Reduce risk and promote sustainability by utilizing and driving test/process standardization.
Perform qualification and design validation testing of products, inclusive of the following:
Planning, requirements, procedures, etc.
Execution of EMI/ESD, Shock, Vibration, Thermal Vacuum, Thermal Cycling, etc.
Involvement in all aspects of product and test development ranging from design and requirements analysis, through prototype generation and testing, to final design validation and documentation.
Train manufacturing in the execution of production acceptance tests.
DESIRED WORK EXPERIENCE

Minimum 10 years of experience in validation/qualification of test solutions for ruggedized products.
Minimum 5 years of experience interacting directly with customers/product owners/project managers.
DESIRED SKILLS/CHARACTERISTICS

Experience developing test plans/procedures and testing rugged electronic assemblies to RTCA DO-160, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-704, and MIL-STD-810.
Experience using the Windows/Linux operating systems.
Experience with C/C++ software development.
Experience using scripting languages: Python, Expect, BASH, and TCL.
Solid written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Demonstrate desire and ability to work outside of the known areas of expertise.
Highly motivated, with the ability to make decisions and solve problems with minimum supervision.
At Abaco, we know that our people are our strength. We’re a team with a common goal – and we’re passionate about what we do, innovative, and open-minded. We’re not just given responsibility – we’re actively encouraged to make things happen. Oh, and – we have fun. If that sounds like your kind of organization – why not join us?

Abaco Systems prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity Employer.