Careers

Product Test Engineer at Element Science
San Francisco, CA, US

Summary of Role

The Product Test Engineer is responsible for the co-development and maintenance of all production test equipment and software. Your role is critical as it takes a candidate that understands all the stages of test development to ensure our products are built correctly and ready as a Class III bio-medical device. You will work directly with product design engineers and use your production-level test knowledge to create effective test sequences, supporting hardware and software, and overall record keeping strategy. You will speed up the development process while also providing for shorter production test times and more planned and thorough coverage. You will own several internal tools that interface with the device, manufacturing process, and engineering testing.

Necessary Skills and Experience

  • Proficiency in Python
  • Solid software and electronics troubleshooting, debugging and documentation skills
  • Hardware test fixturing experience
  • Strong written skills necessary to document software and test procedures
  • Collaborative and interacting personality to develop working relationships inside the product design circles (hardware and software) as well as third-party contract manufacturers
  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Ability to schedule one’s own deliverables and work within both a development and sustaining manufacturing environment

Additional Desired Experience

  • Product reliability testing experience
  • Microsoft Access or SQL database programming
  • Experience working on software used in hardware manufacturing, ideally test fixtures
  • Experience interacting with hardware, including through serial communication
  • Disciplined and detail-oriented; deliver robust, readable code
  • Familiarity with standard statistical data analysis
  • Familiarity with version control systems (git) and release methodologies
  • Familiarity with Design for Test (DfT) and/or Manufacturability (DfM)
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing and/or Agile Development
  • Familiarity with process development in an FDA-regulated environment and the related verification, validation, and documentation requirements
  • Experience in writing and executing verification plans on medical devices, aviation, or other safety critical applications

How to Apply and What to Expect

In addition to a resume, please include a short explanation of your background, accomplishments (links to past projects are always helpful), and what excites you about Element Science.
Be prepared to have a detailed technical discussion with a member of our team over the phone or via video chat. Be prepared to spend a half-day at our office with the Element Science team.

 Interested? Send a short introduction and your resume.