Softworld Test Design Engineer in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Test Design Engineer

Pittsfield, MA

| Contract

Post Date: 03/02/2018

2018-03-02 2018-04-19

Job ID: 225729

Industry: Engineering

Job Description

Test Design Engineer


Softworld Client has an immediate opening for a Test Design Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’ s core defense/intelligence services and systems.


  • Participates in electrical requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis (e.g. timing, power, etc.), design, integration, and verification of electrical components, equipment and systems

  • Applies principles and techniques of Electrical Engineering

  • Performs electrical engineering root cause analysis for electrical issues, conducts experimental tests, evaluates results to formulate and implement solutions to issues

  • Participates in electrical reviews of electrical components, equipment and systems

  • Evaluates vendor capability to support product development

  • Applies a good understanding of the organizationally defined electrical processes used throughout the lifecycle of the program or project

  • Supports the generation of engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the electrical development life cycle

  • Contributes to the research and analysis of data, such as customer design proposal specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application

  • Selects components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability

  • Plans sub tasks for activities described above

  • Generally works with multiple work groups

  • Generally works on problems of moderate scope under frequent general supervision

  • Generally has some contact with project leaders and Program Managers

  • May have some contact with external customers

  • Failure to accomplish results or errors may cause delays or require the allocation of additional resource


  • Considerable use of electrical engineering concepts, principles, and theories

  • Considerable understanding of electrical engineering processes

  • Keeps abreast of technology trends

  • Aware of business objective and Engineering role in achieving

  • Considerable knowledge in Microsoft Office applications

  • Considerable knowledge in electrical engineering design tools

  • Considerable written and verbal communications skills

  • Ability to think creatively

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions

  • Understands and begins to apply basic project management principles including IMS, earned value and score cards

  • Ability to recognize and clearly report information relevant to sound electrical engineering design

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Travel may be required

  • Security clearance may be required

Key Responsibilities

  • Cabinet Level Automated test devlopment

  • Versa Module Eurocard (VME) Module Acceptance Tests

  • Module Test Fixture Design

  • Fault Coverage Analysis

  • Acceptance Test Plan development

  • Acceptance Test Specifications development

  • Power Supply Automated Acceptance Tests