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Lead Test Engineer

Company: Sonetics
Location: Lake Oswego
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a Lead Test Engineer to join our growing team at Sonetics - the leading provider of communication solutions that enable natural conversation in challenging environments.We are looking for a Lead Test Engineer to join our growing team at Sonetics - the leading provider of communication solutions that enable natural conversation in challenging environments.In this role, you will have full accountability for Test Engineering at Sonetics: clear and organized requirements engineering, prevention of end-customer-facing design failures, and optimization of production tools. In collaboration with key stakeholders, you will define product specifications to meet end-customers' and Company-internal expectations and you will design test plans to verify product specifications for product qualification and prevention of regressions throughout product lifecycle. You will independently facilitate communication and scheduling with external test labs, certification agencies, etc., to help ensure that business timelines and objectives are met.Other key areas of responsibility include:

  • Ensure that manual or automated tests are executed to prevent end-customer-facing field failures.
  • Design and build Automated Test Equipment (ATE) for internal design verification, calibration, programming, quality control, etc.
  • Improve Firmware Quality Assurance (QA) practices and automation thereof.
  • Clearly and professionally communicate verbally and in written (report, presentation, email) forms internally with Quality and Production teams at Sonetics, as well as externally with vendors and end-customers.
  • Other duties, as assignedAs a Lead Test Engineer, you are deadline driven, highly organized, with strong attention to details. You work independently and have proven experience organizing and presenting requirements, proposals, deadlines, test results, conclusions, etc. Your skills and experience include:Required Education and Experience:
  • 5+ years of professional Test Engineering experience
  • B.S. in Engineering, Math, Physics, or similar preferredRequired Skills:1) Fundamental concepts, industry standards, Design of Experiments (DoE), test equipment, and test design and methodology for:
    • Mechanical ruggedness, including impact/drop, shock, vibration, flex fatigue, etc.
    • Environmental ruggedness, including Ingress Protection, chemical, UV, salt fog, etc.
    • Acoustic performance measurement
    • Radio Frequency (RF) transceiver performance characteristics
    • Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC): emissions and susceptibility, including Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)2) Familiarity with common regulatory standards and certification requirements for products: FCC/IC, CE, MIL-STD-810 & -416, etc.3) Scripting for statistical analysis of test data: i.e., Python (w/ numpy, scipy, pandas, matplotlib, etc.) or equivalent4) Development of programming, calibration, and test fixtures: Software development of internal (production line, calibration, quality control) software tools
      • Basic electrical wiring design and associated wiring diagram documentation
      • Basic mechanical fixture design in SolidWorks preferred5) Firmware Quality Assurance (SQA)SQA best practices and automation: build environments, DevOps, etc.
        • Ability to read and understand ANSI C source code
        • Ability to write unit and integration tests6) Ability to independently organize and present requirements, proposals, deadlines, test results, conclusions, etc.

Keywords: Sonetics, Portland , Lead Test Engineer, Engineering , Lake Oswego, Oregon

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