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Lead Test Design Engineer & Project Manager - Aerospace

Inglewood, CA
Lead Test Design Engineer - Project Manager

Your role as Engineer As our lead engineer you’ll be guiding your team through the design, manufacturing, integrating, and delivery of customized ATE test systems and Test Program Sets (TPSs). This is a technical hands-on position that will require managing multiple projects at once and stepping in if any issues arise in the design, configuration, or manufacturing phases.
Lead Test Design Engineer - Project Manager

Some of the other duties involved include:
  • Manage a team of Test Development engineers, Software engineers, PCB designers, Mechanical engineers, shared resources and engineering technicians.
  • Perform circuit analysis of complex systems, circuit boards under test to configure necessary system resources for test system development.
  • Establish all system architectural HW, SW requirements for test systems using COTS items.
  • Analyze project requirements to development cost and provide quotation, statement of work, and schedule to customer.
  • Design Interface Test Adapters (ITAs) including various interfaces and supporting circuitries to simulate aircraft in-flight data, information, communication.
  • Generate required documentation, test procedures, schematics, wiring diagrams, specifications, work orders and mechanical drawings.
  • Conduct PDRs, CDRs, ATPs (Acceptance Test Procedures), design reviews, project status meetings with project team, customers.
  • Provide training and customer support on delivered system.
  • Perform test systems, test program sets installation, and acceptance on site and at customer sites.
We are seeking a manager who can provide technical guidance, leadership, mentorship to the team. Curiosity, a good work ethic, and an openness to hear other ideas are the types of qualities we are looking for in a candidate.

Background Profile:
  • 10+ years of direct ATE Test Development experience.
  • Hands on experience in Analog, Digital, mixed-signal processing, control systems, sensors, microprocessors, microcontrollers, DSP, and PLDs, FPGAs.
  • 5+ years of experience with: Windows-based test software development with design tools such as, ATLAS, ATEasy, LabView, Visual Basic, Visual C++, LabWindows, etc
  • 3+ years of experience designing circuits using schematic capture packages such as Protel, Orcad, etc.
  • Proficient with standard test instrumentation, equipment such as DMM, Scope, Power Supply, Function Generator, Data Acquisition, DIO, PIO.
  • Possessing the ability to motivate and develop the members of your team will go a long way towards your success and theirs.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management skills and demonstrated efficiency in providing engineering support.
  • Ability to create and manage electrical specifications and test procedures from customer’s system requirement specification.
  • Familiarity with military electronics and other military standards are a plus.

The Patriot Group, Inc. (TPGI)
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