Rochester NY: Test Automation Engineer

Rochester, NY. Test Automation Engineer.

Job Description

The Test Automation Engineer is responsible for developing software solutions for Engineering

integrating and verification; and manufacturing functional validation of new residential and commercial security products

at the board, unit and system levels.  The position requires active participation in the product development process to ensure that both product and test solutions meet quality standards.


Principal Responsibilities

·       Automated solutions development

o    Work with internal customers to analyze, understand, and document their automation requirements

o    Develop product integration and verification solutions including hardware, software, and instrumentation

o    Participate in building and upgrading a reusable test platform

o    Build and upgrade product specific test solutions

·       Verification and Troubleshooting

o    Perform design verification testing at unit and system levels

o    Assist and train engineers and technicians in using automated test solutions

o    Troubleshoot product and test equipment, propose and (where applicable) implement fixes

·       Communication

o    Develop and conduct internal training for the automated test stations

o    Participate in technical meetings and project reviews

o    Share technical expertise, mentor less experienced technical professionals



Associate degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Electronic Technology or Computer Science is required; Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Electronic Technology or Computer Science preferred.



Job Requirements

·       Proficiency and minimum of 3 years’ experience in LabVIEW programming

·       Demonstrable knowledge of test and measurement instrumentation and a minimum of 3 years of hands-on use and programming experience

·       Periodic international travel required

·       Training of international personnel

·       Good understanding of electronics

·       Must be self-motivated with strong attention to detail and quality

·       Ability to adopt to a continuously changing environment

·       Effective troubleshooting skills down to component level

·       Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

·       The following are preferred:

o    CLAD or higher certification

o    Experience with NI Test Stand

o    Familiarity with equipment calibration practices

o    Understanding of RF principles

Contact me staffing [at] softwarescout [dot] com if interested.