Test Engineer

Cobham - San Jose, CA3.3

Full-time
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We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Cobham’s Test Engineering Group in San Jose, CA, is responsible for designing and maintaining over 160 test stations that verify the operation of advanced microwave and millimeter wave subsystems, hybrid modules and components for military applications. Most of these test stations are fully automated, running custom software developed on site and maintaining test records from continuous operation for years.

Cobham is seeking a Test Engineer to work under the supervision of a Senior Engineer. The candidate selected for this position will design, develop, and maintain Software used to control Automated Test Equipment. This will include decomposing customer requirements, reviewing test plans, estimating software execution time, defining required test equipment, documenting software operation, following change control procedures, generating/maintaining test record databases and converting Test Software to run on modern Operating Systems. Ideal candidate will be able to contribute to development and deployment of National Instruments LabVIEW and Test Stand applications.

Responsibilities:
Development of RF-Test Automation Software and Test Stations.
Updating legacy Test Software to run on new systems.
Documenting Test Station Configuration, Test Procedures and Test Software.
Debugging RF-Test Automation Software and Test Stations.
Evaluating new test equipment, test software and procedures.
Support manufacturing as needed.

Minimum Requirements:
Completed Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering (or completed Associates degree and 10+ year’s directly related experience in Test Software).
Knowledge in the areas of software engineering and/or RF electronics.
Technology studies or direct work experience with computer/database programming concepts.
Proficient in the use of electrical and RF test equipment.
US Citizenship and the ability to obtain & maintain a US DoD Security Clearance is required.

Preferred:
Masters of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering with knowledge in the areas of software engineering and/or RF test.
Experience working with RF and communications equipment in K, Ka and V bands
Familiar with automated testing methods and tools.
Knowledge of Digital Signal Processing.
Experience in SQL database design and management.
Experience developing software in Keysight-Vee or LabVIEW

Security:
All applicants must be a U.S Citizen or U.S Person as defined by ITAR (a lawful permanent resident or someone who is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3)). In order to be eligible for positions requiring a Security Clearance, you must be a US Citizen.

About Us:
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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