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Senior Hardware Test Engineer

Company: Vector Atomic
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Vector Atomic is hiring Senior Hardware Test Engineers to help build ultraprecise quantum devices for applications including autonomous/GPS-free navigation, high-bandwidth satellite communications, and geophysical exploration. Our rapidly growing team of 35 brings an innovative but practical approach to developing quantum devices. If you'd like to work on transformational technologies in a dynamic, team-oriented environment, come join our team In this hands-on role, you will create and execute test plans for custom electronic instruments. The position requires a solid understanding of electronics and laboratory equipment; deep electronics design expertise is not necessary. To succeed, you should be able to: write custom test plans and procedures; analyze and process data; document, organize, and maintain test results; and assist in converting sensor specifications into test protocols to verify compliance. Ideal candidates are comfortable working on every aspect of the electronic test process. Initially, work will be R&D-focused, verifying new PCBA designs. As we move toward productization, the role will expand to automated testing and building up test infrastructure. What Youll Do Work directly with design engineers to interpret specifications and develop test protocols to verify compliance Take the lead role in creating and executing test plans Assist with hardware debugging and testing configurations Design test fixtures, write scripts, and prepare laboratory equipment for testing Perform testing for design verification, environmental sensitivities, component lifetime, and long-term performance Requirements BS in Engineering with 4 years of related experience; Other technical degrees will be considered with 6 years of related experience US citizenship or Permanent Residency (Green Card) required by US export control laws Experience working in an R&D environment; comfortable working with early prototypes and devising measurements to capture key performance specifications Hands-on experience with the following Writing and performing test plans/procedures for electronic instrumentation Reading and interpreting electronic schematics, datasheets, and common electrical specifications Using standard electronic laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, power supplies, spectrum analyzers and signal generators Creating programs/scripts (e.g., LabView, Python) to control equipment for automated testing Basic electronic rework and soldering on PCBA components Writing clear/concise documentation and work instructions Experience performing electronic testing using environmental chambers, both in-house and with external vendors This position requires > 80% onsite work . Vector Atomic adheres to all state and local ordinances regarding COVID-19 safety protocols. Benefits Vector Atomic values teamwork, open and honest discourse, and work-life balance. We are an employee-owned company with competitive compensation and benefits including: Platinum-level family health coverage (medical, dental, vision) Health and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Employer 401(k) contributions 20 days of paid time off / 10 paid holidays Paid parental leave Stock ownership plan Fully stocked kitchen Vector Atomic is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law. Vector Atomic does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers or HR team.

Keywords: Vector Atomic, Pleasanton , Senior Hardware Test Engineer, Engineering , Pleasanton, California

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