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Test Engineer III - RF/Microwave

San Diego, CA
Position: Test Engineer III - RF/Microwave

Location: San Diego

We are seeking a Test Engineer III to plan, design, develop and integrate automated test software for RF/Microwave products; develop test tools such as databases, control systems and algorithms; collaborate with  Design Engineers on test fixtures and equipment including completion  of specifications and procedures for new products; plan the labor, schedules and equipment required for testing and evaluating standard and special devices; troubleshoots systems and equipment , prepare software test and diagnostic programs;  performs work of high complexity.  This position is located in San Diego and no relocation is available.
  • Responsible for automating Radio Frequency (RF)/Microwave testing; assist RF/Microwave engineers in identifying new equipment and/or test methods.
  • Coordinate test activities between RF, Digital and Test groups; review test results with production and quality assurance staff for compliance.
  • Develop software tools to automate design activities including test software and device drivers.
  • Create Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) based on test requirements and user inputs.
  • Design and build test set-ups and test unit interfaces; integrate software with test instrumentation; implement communication protocols to support the unit under test
  • Develop data analysis tools for Statistical Process Control (SPC) and other activities; support motion control and manufacturing automation.
  • Ensure specifications and inspection standards used in deliverables are consistent with applicable program requirements.
  • Develop documents including software development, integration and testing 
  • Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices; maintain a clean and safe workstation.
  • Improve and maintain 5S in the work area; make suggestions for improvements.
  • Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities within work and other areas to enhance cross-functional problem-solving.
  • Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET team support as appropriate.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Employees are committed to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. Employees are responsible for cooperating with all aspects of the safety program.
  • All employees are expected to demonstrate proper safety behaviors, including reporting any unsafe conditions or safety violations to a supervisor or manager. Employees are dedicated to obtaining and maintaining the goal of zero accidents and injuries.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum five years’ experience as software programmer.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in electrical design or test support with RF or Microwave component or system producer.
  • Proficiency in C/C++ programming.
  • In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be eligible to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship.
  • Experience with macro programming with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).
  • Experience with Labwindows/CVI.
Best regards,
Matt Friend
Tactical Force Group, Inc.
Work: (858) 263-2877
Email: RFriend@TacticalForceGroup.com
Website: TacticalForceGroup.com
Address: 888 Prospect St. Suite 200
              La Jolla, CA 92037

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