Engineering , Test Engineer

General Information
Location  1763 SEAN HEIGHTS
Employee Type  FTE- Exempt
Job Category  Engineering

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager – Test Engineering, the successful applicant will be responsible for providing engineering services and support for Redlen in-house production test systems.

The candidate will play a key role in providing test system design, equipment maintenance, troubleshooting, and internal/external user training to develop a robust, reliable test system infrastructure.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Custom detector test platform design, integration test and debugging.
  • Development, debugging, and maintenance (particularly using Python, Matlab  and Labview) of software for detector test systems.
  • Support manufacturing with the deployment of new detector and module test infrastructure, and technology process transfer (from initial R&D / prototype to standard production). This includes:
  • configuration, documentation, and set-up instructions to support the specific test systems provided to manufacturing;
  • providing complete packages and work instructions suitable for use by production operators; 
  • Maintain all test systems and characterization equipment including technical support for production, as well as tech transfer and problem-solving efforts.
  • Contribute to the scale-up and expansion of the characterization and testing capabilities including automation and trouble-shooting for various x-ray and gamma-ray applications.
  • Assist in various material and device R&D efforts and provide general assistance at any time as needed and assigned.
  • Printed circuit board design using Altium Designer.
  • Hardware design using SolidWorks.
  • Hand soldering of prototype printed circuit boards including fine pitch connectors and small (0402) surface mount components.
  • Troubleshooting of electronic circuitry using diagnostic tools such as meters and oscilloscopes.



  • Electrical or Computer Engineering degree from a recognized Post Secondary institution with a minimum of 3-5 years of industry experience.
  • A solid understanding of general mixed-signal electronic circuitry, especially as it applies to embedded systems.
  • An aptitude for tracing through software algorithms to find bugs/bottlenecks, and implement fixes/optimizations.