Systems Integration Test Engineer

Sunnyvale, CA

Posted: 02/12/2020 Position Categories: Technology

Job Description

The System Integration Test Engineer will work side-by-side with Systems, Hardware, Firmware, and Software Engineers in the development and validation of new molecular diagnostic platforms.  Specifically, the Test Engineer will design, develop, and validate test methods and protocols for performance verification and validation of hardware and consumables designs, and will execute testing, perform data analysis, and provide feedback to the team regarding system performance relative to defined metrics.  Responsible for compliance with FDA, ISO, and internal Quality System requirements.

Job Requirements


Bachelor’s Degree plus two years of progressive experience in the fields of Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, or a related field.


Required Knowledge and Skills:

Experience designing, validating, executing, and documenting test methods and protocols, including Design Verification and Validation testing

Root cause failure analysis and hands-on troubleshooting

Data analysis using MiniTab, Origin, Mathematica, Matlab, or equivalent software. Experience with basic statistics.

Hands-on experience building and testing hardware (mechanical, optical, electrical) instrumentation, consumables, and systems

Clear and concise technical writing for the documentation of experiments and test reports

Excellent oral and written presentation skills for clear communication to highly cross-functional teams

High degree of organization and efficiency in multi-tasking to support concurrent project priorities


Preferred Experience:

Demonstrated experience in an FDA/ISO regulated environment

Experience with PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) and PCR-based testing systems

Experience working with optical systems

Machining skills (mill, lathe, CNC, 3D printing)

Solidworks, pro-E, or other CAD design software

Knowledge of optics and optical systems

Macro coding (e.g. Excel), C, C++, Python, or other

Additional Information

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.

Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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