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Senior Test / Instrumentation Engineer
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
TRAX International (TRAX) is preparing a proposal for future performance of the Aberdeen Test Center (ATC) Test Support Services contract in Aberdeen, MD. TRAX is a large business that has supported the Department of Defense since 1979 and currently performs services for the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) at Yuma Proving Ground, AZ; White Sands Missile Range, NM; Fort Hood TX; Ft Greely, AK; and in the Republic of Panama. All positions are full-time and have generous health care, 401(k) and vacation benefits. Salaries are negotiable based on specific experience and proven performance.
Job Description and Duties:
The Senior Test / Instrumentation Engineer will support all aspects of the test and evaluation of military and commercial systems. Responsibilities include test planning, test preparation, systems operation, systems maintenance & repair, technical data reduction and analysis, and detailed technical documentation. The engineer is responsible for the successful installation, configuration, testing, operation, and maintenance of complex suites of instrumentation, which include digital control systems, advanced support electronics, and personal computers and peripherals. The Engineer will apply advanced knowledge of complex electronics to troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment and use engineering principles and skill sets to restore equipment to operational status. This individual must also possess excellent communication skills and provide well-written technical status reports and updates to customer management. The Engineer is an integral part of a dedicated test crew comprised of government and contract engineers and technicians. This individual must work well with others and be able to provide professional engineering services in a team setting. Duties will include cross-utilization into other jobs during test preparation, conduct and tear-down as required.
Applicant must possess a B. S. Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Engineering; BS in Physics; or an equivalent Engineering Degree with a strong background in electronics and related test instrumentation.
Must have a good understanding and background with digitally-controlled hardware.
Data collection experience in a field environment and familiarity with military test range operations is highly desired.
Strong programming and/or engineering data analysis background would be helpful.
Strong understanding of test systems, electronic data collection processes, and data formats is a plus.
Applicant selected may be subject security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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TRAX is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports contributions of all individuals. TRAX is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, handicap, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.