BAE Systems Principal Test Engineer in Nashua, New Hampshire

BAE Systems is looking for Test Program Set (TPS) Software Developers. These Senior Test Engineers will participate in test requirement development to create clearly defined and structured Test Requirement Specifications (TRSs) and Test Design Description (TDD) documents for a given product to support In-Process, Environmental Stress Screening (ESS), and Acceptance Test Procedure (ATP) testing, and then use them to develop high level test scripts that sequence the test events into a product Test Program Set (TPS). They will then be responsible for integrating, verifying, validating and releasing the TPS that meets those requirements.

Types of product that the Senior Test Engineer will be responsible for include: board level tests using boundary scan, module level tests of analog, digital, RF, and hybrid systems at the assembly, Line Replaceable Card/Module/Unit, and subsystem levels using both vendor supplied and custom measurement and test instruments. Responsibilities may also include the development of instrument drivers, utilities, and executables used to support testing and verification activities, such as the command, control, and measurement of ancillary support equipment such as thermal chambers, product chillers, and other environmental conditioning equipment for system development, production, and sustainment testing activities.

Beyond the requirements and software coding skills, the Senior Test Designer must be capable of supporting the integration and test of Test Solutions in the end-user environments whether factory floor, field site, or customer laboratory. It is important that the Senior Test Designer is familiar with and can apply the BAE Systems Engineering Development Processes including the Software Configuration Management process.

Minimum Education And Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills And Education

  • Possess good communication skills including interpersonal communication and team communication

  • Understanding the need for and be an advocate of disciplined approaches (requirements, processes, and practices)

  • Have knowledge and experience with the application of industry standards related to testing (such as IVI, VISA, ATML, mass interconnects, etc.)

  • Be skilled in test program software development (drivers, utilities, executives, and Test Program Sets (TPS))

  • Have a working knowledge of test solution hardware development (test adapters, cables, and interface modules)

  • Be skilled in test solution software and hardware integration

  • Have a clear understanding of test architectures and software abstractions

  • Be capable of collaboration, conformance, and compromise on departmental special projects and initiatives

  • Have a closure-oriented and self-directed nature.

-Strong familiarity of RF electronic equipment such as PNA's (26GHz), Spectrum Analyzer (26.5GHz), RF Signal Generator (20GHz), Signal Source Analyzer (7 GHz), Noise Figure Analyzer (26.5 GHz), Dual Channel Power Meter, Digital Oscilloscope (500 MHz). Familiar with RF terminology such as spurious output, VSWR, Signal to Noise, Phase Noise, RF Normalization, RF Uncertainties, Two-tone intercepts, Gain flatness , and scattering parameters

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Principal Test Engineer

Nashua, New Hampshire