Automated Test SW/HW Development Engineer

MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) - Chantilly, VA4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $92,000 - $130,000 a year
This position supports an intelligence community customer storage site with a staff of between 20 - 30 made up of both government employees and contractors. The site receives equipment from contractors, conducts test and inspection activities on new equipment, on equipment being prepared for issue and on equipment returned after use. Other technical staff build equipment components that support unique equipment configuration requirements.

The automated test developer will develop software and electro-mechanical tests to facilitate functional/performance testing of various electronic devices such as transmitters, receivers, power supplies, digital audio/video recorders, and audio repeaters. Work will be performed in a manufacturing lab environment. The automated test developer should be hands on and have the ability to leverage Lab VIEW software and be responsible for maintaining automated testing systems for repetitive use.

Typical test equipment utilized includes:
Multi-meters, DC and AC Power Supplies, System Electronic Loads
Digitizing Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, Noise Figure Analyzers, Vector Signal Analyzers
Microwave Frequency Counters, RF Power Meters, Signal Generators, Function/Arbitrary Waveform Generators, Universal Counters
Audio Analyzers, Modulation Analyzers
Perform other related duties as assigned.

3+ years of experience utilizing Lab VIEW software.
1+ year of experience/training in the familiarization of the operation of various electronic devices such as transmitters, receivers, power supplies, digital audio/video recorders, and audio repeaters.
1+ year of experience in maintaining automated testing systems.
1+ year of experience with the commercially utilized test equipment listed as typical above.

Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering, and 5 years’ experience or Master's Degree and 3 years’ experience.

TS Clearance with current or recent access to SCI and CI polygraph is required.
For more than 39 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), an Alion company, has been solving some of the Nation’s most complex National Security challenges. Defense, Intelligence Community, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security and Federal agencies rely on our advanced engineering services, cyber security, and product solutions to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. Join MacB where you will work with a team of highly experienced professionals in the areas of Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Research Development Test and Evaluation, Information Operations, fabrication, IT solutions, Logistics and Acquisition Management. MacB has won multiple workplace awards, offers generous salaries and benefits, and has outstanding growth opportunities.

MacB is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. MacB recruits, trains, compensates and promotes without regard to race, creed, religion, color, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, political affiliation, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, source of income, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful under applicable federal, state or local law.