200994 - Automated Test Equipment (ATE) HW/SW Developer
Up to $89.00 DOE
18 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Automated Test Equipment (ATE) HW/SW Developer for a contract opportunity in Huntsville AL.

Our client is seeking an experienced LabVIEW & TestStand Developer who will be responsible for developing, debugging, integrating, and verifying test programs for new test sets being developed in support of testing the PAC-3/MSE Missile and subsystems. This role will write test description documents, operating instructions, and installation procedures. This role will support Peer Reviews, Code Reviews, Design Assurance Reviews, Pre/Post Verification Readiness Reviews, etc. This role will be required to work to the assigned tasks as laid out in the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) within constraints defined by the Test System Technical Lead. This role will be expected to provide timely and frequent communication on progress and significant issues to the Test System Technical Lead and other Program and Functional Stakeholders to prevent surprises. The role will be accountable to the Test System Technical Lead for the test program performance. This role will consult with the Test System Technical Lead, Test System Hardware (HW) Subject Matter Expert (SME), Systems Engineering (SE) SME, Unit Under Test (UUT) SME, Group Technical Staff (GTS), and Functional Design Assurance SME to ensure the test system design is in-line with Enterprise standards and to ensure the test system meets requirements. Applicant should have a strong background in cross-discipline systems engineering practices including requirements development/maintenance, architecture, test equipment hardware/software design, integration and verification. Applicant should be a proven problem solver who can multi-task in a complex interrelated environment.

8 years in a LabVIEW and TestStand test program development role. Experience in developing medium- to large-scale LabVIEW Embedded control and monitoring applications with COTS and/or custom test equipment. Ability to develop and document system, software, hardware, firmware, specifications, and test plans per high level requirements. Have experience in automation of the collection, measurement, and evaluation of data including the use of a wide range of test equipment such as power supplies, DMMs, Oscilloscopes, Power Meters, Frequency Generators, Spectrum Analyzers, and Network Analyzers. Have experience with MIL-STD-1553, and serial interfaces. Apply the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools throughout the system development life cycle. Strong troubleshooting experience to include analog and digital circuits. Should be a self-starter; with minimal to no oversight needed to complete assignments. Must have the capability to work in a dynamic work atmosphere where there is a need to be cooperative with a diverse team of different skillsets. Must be able to manage his time wisely, as he/she is required to complete the assigned projects within the given time.

Desired Experience
Experience w/ Automated Test Equipment for Mixed Signal and RF Design Verification. Experience implementing Advanced Architectures for LabVIEW, Certified TestStand Architect, or equivalent. Proficient in Object Orientated Software Design. Microsoft VISIO, Excel, Project, PowerPoint skills. Agile Development Jira/Gitlan. In depth knowledge of requirements management lifecycle including derivation, trace, compliance and verification. Familiarity with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) common toolsets, ideologies, and best. Practices: DOORS classic, DOORS Next Generation (DNG), Rational Rhapsody, No Magic MagicDraw, cross application linking, SysML, etc. Experience with defense system development and design, preferably missiles and ground systems. Experience working in defense industry.

Accredited High School Diploma/GED
Accredited Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or related degrees, desired.


Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Paul Hoover
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x271 or (800) 927-9318 x271

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.