Development Test Engineer

General Information
Location  1763 SEAN HEIGHTS
Employee Type  Exempt - FT
Job Category  Engineering
Minimum Experience  3 Years
Required Degree  4 Year Degree
Manage Others  No

Job Description


The successful applicant will report to the Senior Hardware and Software Development Engineer. They will assume a key role in hardware, firmware and software development and maintenance of both R&D and Manufacturing test systems for Redlen’s growing line of semiconductor radiation detector products.


Key responsibilities include:

-          Assist in the development of next generation test systems and module evaluation systems from concept to standard production release, including:

-          Software design, development and debugging - particularly using Python, SQL, C/C++, Matlab and Labview.

-          User interface software development.

-          Documentation and hands-on training.

-          Hardware implementation including prototype electronics assembly, firmware development and debug.

-          Interacting with and preparing presentations for in-house expertise as well as external vendors and customers.


Other responsibilities include:

-          Design of analog & digital PCB.

-          Schematic capture & PCB layout.

-          FPGA design, Verilog coding, simulation, synthesis, & programming.

-          Contribute to the electronics design of future radiation detection module products.

-          Support Manufacturing with the development of new detector test infrastructure, and technology process transfer (from initial R&D / prototype to standard production).

-          Maintain a strong knowledge of all existing test systems and characterization equipment, to facilitate timely troubleshooting when required.

-          Contribute to the scale-up and expansion of the characterization and testing capabilities.






A minimum of three years practical experience in the following areas:

-          Software/Hardware automation and programming for production environments.

-          Sound capability with Python or similar (object oriented languages preferred).

-          Test system development, integration and debug.

-          Version control (Git, SVN)

-          CAD/engineering tools (Altium, LTspice/, IDE’s, JTAG).

-          Strong electronics troubleshooting capabilities using a variety of diagnostic tools such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, signal generators

-          Lab skills such as soldering, reflow/hot air rework, knowledge of ESD protocol.

-          MS Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

-          Nuclear instrumentation, semiconductor device/physics, simulation skills are a plus.




Strong programming skills and technical competence in a mixed-signal system development environment is crucial. We are looking for a hands-on engineer that works equally well individually and in a team environment and who possesses good oral and written communications skills





Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Automation Engineering or Computer Engineering 



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