Senior Hardware Test Engineer

Job ID 2022-2876
Category
Engineering
Job Locations
US-IL-Niles
Workplace Arrangement
On-site

Overview

Great hardware engineering focused opportunity to impact Shure products at a production level! 

 

We are on the lookout for a Senior Hardware Test Engineer tha will assist in the design and construction of acoustical and electronic production test fixtures and systems that test the functionality of Company products in all production facilities. You will also assist with the development of lower-level Automated Test Engineers.

Responsibilities

  • Creates manufacturing test strategies appropriate to new product technology and manufacturing process flows.
  • Mentors and guides less experienced ATE engineers.
  • Leads and manages test development activities on small projects.
  • Develops written test plans based on new product requirements and product schematics.
  • Develops new test capabilities using off-the-shelf solutions, software-defined test instrumentation, or custom-designed hardware.
  • Designs signal paths and switching circuits for functional test fixtures and test systems.
  • Creates and maintains schematics, bills of materials, test specifications, and other necessary documentation to support test systems and fixtures.
  • Creates and maintains functional test programs to automate test equipment measurements, signal path switching, and product control.
  • Provides basic electrical verification and troubleshooting of test fixtures, components, and test racks (continuity, voltages, etc.).
  • Troubleshoots measurement issues such as voltage levels, RF (radio frequency) output power, RF and audio frequency response, RF sensitivity, and noise floor.
  • Analyzes the reliability and capability of test fixtures, software, and systems, using statistical tools.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of software instrument drivers for test equipment and other custom-designed instrumentation.Provides technical support to production facilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Engineering Technology, or a related field.
  • 5 or more years’ of related experience working with audio, acoustical, and RF principles including analog circuitry, digital circuitry, and digital systems.
  • Knowledge of RF communications and RF circuitry is a plus.
  • 5 or more years’ experience working with common measurement instruments (digital oscilloscopes, audio analyzers, RF spectrum analyzers, RF generators, etc.).
  • 2 years’ experience and programming proficiency with commonly used programming languages (C, C++, Java) and Windows operating systems.
  • Working knowledge of Visual Basic / C# .NET or Labview is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of embedded systems and programming is a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability or project management skills are a plus.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally. (Travel requirement will not typically exceed 15% annually.)

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