Randstad Electrical Engineer - RF Test in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Electrical Engineer - RF Test


Cedar Rapids, IA

Date Posted:

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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We have an exciting opportunity for several experienced Electrical Engineers with a strong background in test equipment development on a 12 month contract basis.

The ideal candidate will have possess a BSEE or BSCmptrE degree, with 8 or more years of professional experience.

The primary responsibility for this position is to develop and sustain manufacturing and service test equipment within the RF Test Solutions Team. Work consists of new HW/SW design and or rehosting SW from older SW languages to C#/TestStand.

The engineer who fills this position must have strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills for both hardware and software. This position will heavily utilize software development and debug skills on multi-rack test stations. These test stations include but are not limited by the following COTs equipment: network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, DMM s, logic analyzers, fiber optic measuring devices, optical measuring devices, power supplies and electronic loads. This position also requires development and support of ESS and vibration test equipment and software suites.

Other responsibilities and job requirements include but are not limited to the following:

-Ability to reverse engineer existing equipment (i.e. documenting something that is already built)

-Excellent time management skills - ability to multitask and delegate work to support technicians, engineering support staff and peers.

-Software skills in LabWindows/CVI and LabView desired

-Software skills in C++, C# and .net are a plus

-Some previous experience in managing small teams through hardware builds (parts ordering, build coordination, etc.)

-Factory support experience

-Identifying, categorizing, and averting project risks (risk management)

-Coordinating test equipment design reviews and ensuring the generation of appropriate design documentation

-Design and implement activities required to deploy the project test solutions to world-wide destinations

-Review product designs and create test solutions that maximize test coverage in the manufacturing and service environments

-Prepare and present project / technical information to peers, internal management and customers

-Highly motivated and possess effective oral/written communication and interpersonal/team skills

-Coordinate several projects and complex engineering activities while balancing priorities and schedules

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