Randstad Data Collection Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Data Collection Engineer


Hillsboro, OR

Date Posted:

Friday, October 14, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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We have a 6 month contract opportunity for a Data Collection Engineer in Hillsboro, OR.

Our Client is looking for a talented and detailed oriented data collection engineer to join our expanding data science team. Candidate must have a background in data collection for the machine learning applications in the past 2 years. He will play an important role in the enthusiastic and energetic ML/algorithm team and will contribute to develop its algorithms IP portfolio for embedded devices.


  • Help define and own creation of data collection protocols and document, support, and train users of the protocol

  • Collection and scrubbing of data collected on a wireless wearable device for delivery to engineering teams. Includes validation that data was collected correctly.

  • Configure HW and SW used for data collection. Provide first level support to HW and SW used in data collection with internal engineering team and external test data suppliers

  • Participate in the data forensic, debugging of tools, SW, validation of fixes

  • Equipment management for lab apparatus (inventory, shipping, documentation, ordering, troubleshooting)


  • General computer skills: install SW packages, check performance, and HW

  • General programming skills: 2 years of scripting experience in high-level languages such as Python, debug scripts in Python, programs in C, Windows and UNIX

  • General wireless networking skills: setup WiFi access points, manage frequency plan, and debug throughput issues.

  • Solid PC client OS management skills (file manipulation)

  • Demonstrated attention to detail and can take direction and follow-through on detailed task assignments

  • Experience with data acquisition methodology, test engineering, and/or sensor data collection and processing

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • PC hardware system configuration and integration experience (equipment I/O, peripheral device connectivity)

  • Experience with web/cloud tools and services and developer collaboration tools (GoogleDrive, Confluence)

  • Knowledge of video playback and recording formats and PC based image capture devices a plus

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