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AFFORDABLE SOLUTIONS, INC.
Your Technical Staffing Specialists


Position Description    
The Senior Test Engineer 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 will 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.  

Skills Required
  The Senior Test Engineer will have the following: - 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

Skills Preferred    
Competent with NI software development tools - LabWindows, LabVIEW, and TestStand, experience with
NI Switch Executive is also a plus; Competent with design and performance testing of RF
circuits/assemblies; Digital, Optical, or Analog circuitry; Familiarity with defense contractors or similar
corporate environment; Management skills for setting up and executing test development programs;
Knowledge of National Instruments TestStand Process Model.  

Experience Required    
5 years related experience  

Experience Preferred    
RF High Frequency instrumentation and measurement

Education Required    
Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Scientific field (or equivalent experience)

Education Preferred    
BS in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering (BSECE)

Additional Information    
Applicants must have or be eligible to obtain a Secret level clearance.  
Senior Test Engineer
Position: Contract
Shift: 1st
Location: Nashua Area