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Ceramics Process Engineer
CERAMICS PROCESS ENGINEER
At FormFactor, it's not enough just to make revolutionary products. We also strive to be a great place to work. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees through a variety of perks that focus on health and wellness, such as a generous PTO plan, excellent insurance benefits, and our guiding values of innovation, earning trust and doing the right thing. We also offer an employee stock purchase program and annual health fairs where employees can get flu shots and biometric screenings. Personal development is encouraged through our learning and development courses and tuition contribution program. Although our products are sold to semi-conductor industry leaders around the globe, they are researched, designed and manufactured in our facilities in Beaverton, Oregon, and Livermore, San Jose and Carlsbad, California. Every employee of FormFactor plays a role in creating and supporting these amazing products.
FormFactor is looking for innovative and passionate people who want to lead in today's mobile revolution.
We are looking for a Ceramics Process Engineer to join our team in Livermore, CA. The role of Ceramics Process Engineer is responsible for the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of manufacturing processes involving ceramics used to manufacture MEMS-based products used in advanced memory and SOC probecards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Hands-on direction and oversight of technical issues in the development and release of ceramics technology and components, including bulk processing, tape and ink materials, machining, and processing of multi-layer, co-fired ceramics
Direct vendors in driving improvements in capability and quality, as well as managing tactical design/layout issues with specific multi-layer ceramic routings and layouts
Direct feasibility and development efforts in MLC technology thru a combination of outsourcing, supplier development, as well as internal process capability development and deployment of materials, equipment, and processing technologies
Unit process development (in such areas as laser drilling, screen printing, sintering, grinding and lapping, brazing)
Support specification, evaluation, and qualification of equipment and materials to improve process capabilities
Perform analysis of data from production and engineering process runs, qualifying changes or additions to manufacturing toolsets and process flows, and designing and executing engineering experiments to either resolve process excursions or to drive process performance improvements.
Manage the activities of one or more process technicians
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, Materials Science or similar
Experience working in a manufacturing environment
8+ years of experience or equivalent, with strong background in ceramics materials and processing
Some travel is required for this position
A disciplined use of statistical methods to establish robust process controls and healthy process capabilities, analyze process yield, and for experimental design and analysis. Training with Six Sigma, SPC, a plus
Solid leadership of cross-functional projects will be required to successfully solve complex unit process and/or integration challenges
Willingness to take responsibility and ownership to aggressively focus on problems either individually or part of a larger team
Comfort working with a wide variety of different functions including R&D, Process Integration, and Operations to effectively accomplish tasks in a timely manner
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
FormFactor is committed to providing a work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, sex (including breastfeeding and related conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, registered domestic partner status, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic characteristics or information, or any other legally protected characteristic. These protections extend to all employment and management decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations, and all other terms and conditions of employment.
CI BB Quartz & Ceramics Operations
CI BB Quartz & Ceramics Operations
The Continuous Improvement (CI) Expert is a member of the CI & Quality team reporting to the Continuous Improvement Leader, Americas.
Critical Continuous Improvement role that will help lead the successful execution of Continuous Improvement efforts directly supporting the Quartz & Ceramics Business Objectives; and translating to action at various sites. Job scope includes delivering improvement in productivity, capacity through cycle time & changeover reduction, waste elimination, yield & defect reduction, and driving stable operations.
Objectives are to partner with Business Leaders, Operations, Quality, and other functions to lead the successful execution of the necessary improvements supporting Business & Site Objectives, and CI Plan. Effective application of both Strategic and Tactical CI tools including Value Stream Mapping, Gemba, Kaizen, Changeover Reduction, Visual Workplace, and SPC will be critical to success in the role.
Consistent with Business & Site Strategic Objectives execute larger scale BB Projects, Kaizen, and other CI events to drive Safety, Productivity, Quality, and Operational Stability
Partner with Ops, CI, and Quality to drive improvements in product quality, enhanced root cause analysis and proactive prevention/elimination of defect root causes
Partner with Plant Leadership Team(s) to deliver on projects, events, and improvements aligned to Site Strategic Objectives
Key leadership role in ensuring alignment and successful execution of all CI activities across the site(s)
Coach, train, and develop shop floor employees, CI Practitioner, Sponsors, and Plant Leadership in Continuous Improvement tools and methodologies
Achieve MPM CI Expert/BlackBelt certification
Partner with the organization to drive business success using CI tools and methodologies. Align Business and Plant Leadership, Sponsors, and the CI Leader to obtain the necessary resources and to remove roadblocks.
Minimum of 5 years' experience in Continuous Improvement & Quality, Operations, and/or Engineering in a manufacturing environment
Demonstrated Project Management Skills and Leadership
BlackBelt or PMI certification
Good written and oral English communication skills
Willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time
Prior experience in a full-time Continuous Improvement / BlackBelt role in Manufacturing (preferred Chemical or Highly Technical/Regulated Environments)
Demonstrated Engineering & Problem-Solving Aptitude
Prior experience mentoring and coaching others with demonstrated Change Management skills
Energetic self-starter with strong leadership skills
Deliver on commitments; proven track record of sustainable performance
Policy Deployment and creating alignment through Cascading Objectives
Project Management and Leadership
Value Stream Mapping
Root Cause Analysis
Visual Management, Visual Factory, and 5S
Statistical Analysis and Interpretation including Designed Experiments
DMAIC and PDCA Methodologies
Candidate should possess an undergraduate degree in Engineering, Operations Management, or a related field of study.
A track record of leading Continuous Improvement efforts with demonstrated sustained outcomes.
Strong analytical expertise coupled with excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills to all levels.
We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.
In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.
Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.
Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.
Instructional Assistant Art - Ceramics
Instructional Assistant Art
MiraCosta Community College
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Length of Work Year:
10/26/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
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10/8/2018 Application Deadline:
10/26/2018 11:59 PM Pacific Employment Type:
Part Time Length of Work Year:
12 months Salary:
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Not Specified Contact: Human Resources Email: email@example.com Phone: 760 795-6854
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
Instructional Assistant Art
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: http://apptrkr.com/1308928
Discipline or Department: Art
Position Type: Staff/Classified
Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: 1,796.00
Working Hours: POSITION AVAILABLE:
One regular, part-time position, 18 hours per week, 10 months per year (August through May) on the Oceanside campus as well as the San Elijo campus and CLC. The work schedule will be Monday through Friday, flexible hours between 9:00 a.m.
- 5:00 p.m. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Apply and submit application materials online at https://jobs.miracosta.edu. Once you are in the online application system, we strongly advise you to read the information on "How to Apply" and the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) before starting the application process.
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system and finish applying and receive a confirmation number by 11:59 PM on the closing date:
1.Application for classified employment on which you list all relevant experience.
2.A cover letter addressed to the "Screening and Interview Committee" specifically describing how your experience aligns with the representative duties and desirable qualifications.
3.A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.
4.Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated in this job posting. Unofficial or legible photocopies are acceptable. If a degree(s) was earned, the transcripts must state that the degree was awarded. Any degree/coursework used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation. If your degree(s) is from a college or university outside of the United States, you mustsubmit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. To view a list of agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, go to http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf.
NOTE: When you "APPLY FOR THIS POSTING," you will eventually be asked to answer the additional question(s) listed below. Your answers will appear toward the bottom of the application form.
1.MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. Describe your own commitment to diversity and how you will meet the minimum qualifications of "sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic background of community college students."
2.What is your experience working in a ceramics lab in a community college setting?
3.Please list the various firing techniques in which you are proficient.
4.Why do you want to work as a ceramics lab technician?
5.Please describe your skill sets that would complement your role as an Instructional Assistant in a ceramics lab.
The screening and interview committee will review application materials for up to four (4) weeks following the closing date. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail once interview candidates have been scheduled.
Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon 1) successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; 2) submission of a current tuberculosis test clearance; 3) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; and 4) fingerprint clearance.
Individuals with qualified disabilities who need accommodation with any aspect of the application and/or interview process should contact Human Resources at 760.795.6854 at least five (5) days prior to the closing date.
Retired STRS members are not eligible for these position.
Basic Function and Other Details:
Under general supervision, assist in the preparation of instructional materials and demonstra¬tions in the art and ceramics instructional space; operate, distribute and demonstrate the safe use of specialized and sometimes hazardous equipment with emphasis on kiln and glazes, tools and supplies; tutor students and correct their work; maintain the ceramics instructional lab/work areas in a safe and orderly manner and perform related duties as assigned. Fire student work using both electric and gas kilns.
An Instructional Assistant is distinguished from an Instructional Associate in that an incumbent in the latter class assumes greater responsibility for more technical aspects of a learning program, performs at a skilled level with a considerable degree of independence and operates various and complex apparatus, equipment and machines specific to a field. Associates also oversee and train other Instructional Assistants and student workers working in their labs, studios or shops.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
1.Assist instructors in curriculum preparation and implementation including preparing media equipment, software applications and materials for classroom use; set up lab demonstrations and equipment for instructor use; maintain equipment in sound working order, issue and check in equipment, tools and materials for student use.
2.Monitor student progress and provide tutoring to students individually and in small groups; assist in explaining/demonstrating learning exercises and instructional materials; assist students in planning for and completing projects; answer student questions on class and assignment concepts, objectives, learning points and techniques; provide information on resources available to students in completing their work; help students to prepare and exhibit work; check in student work.
3.Demonstrate and describe the safe operation, use and care of equipment, instruments and supplies used in a lab, studio or shop, some of which may be potentially hazardous such as kilns, glazing tools, automotive shop equipment and sculpture and woodworking equipment; monitor student use and provide guidance to ensure sound techniques and safe operations; answer technical questions; enforce lab/studio/shop procedures and policies; maintain an inventory of materials and supplies for instructional use.
4.Assist in the preparation of equipment and supplies budgets; examine literature on new equipment for purchase recommendations; consult with vendors as necessary.
5.Proctor tests and assist in the grading of tests and projects from an answer key; return testing materials to a secure location; may notify students of test results.
6.Maintain and perform minor repairs and adjustments to equipment and hand and power tools; maintain equipment and work area in a safe, clean and organized condition; stock and organize supplies, tools and equipment used in the classroom and lab settings.
7.Maintain lab/studio/shop records and prepare periodic reports.
1.May oversee and train student workers assigned to their lab, studio or shop.
2.Notify students of lab schedules and hours; assist students in completing applications, forms and records; enter data in systems and generate standard and ad hoc reports.
3.Maintain attendance records; correct exams and record grades.
4.Store and dispose of hazardous materials in accordance with established district policies and procedures.
5.Perform general clerical duties related to the maintenance and efficiency of the instructional program.
6.May serve as a tutor in a designated language other than English.
7.May serve as a scribe or reader for students with various disabilities and learning styles.
8.Attend departmental and college-wide meetings.
9.Attend professional growth activities to update and increase knowledge in the field.
10. Perform related duties as assigned.
Type of Benefits:
Starting $1,796.00 per month plus vacation, sick leave, holiday pay and enrollment in a retirement system.
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:
1.Associates degree or the equivalent and one (1) year of related work experience
(IMPORTANT: For work experience, one "year" is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months, or at least 2,080 hours)
1.Experience working in a ceramics lab.
2.Experience with ceramic and sculpture techniques and equipment, including kilns.
3.Experience repairing and constructing basic ceramic and sculpture tools and equipment.
4.Knowledge in ceramic firing techniques and glaze formulations.
5.Experience exhibiting art work and/or curating exhibitions in contemporary art.
6.Knowledge of safety protocols.
7.Experience ordering, receiving, cataloging, and storing supplies, materials and equipment.
8.Experience teaching or tutoring in an art studio environment.
Licenses and Other Requirements:
A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the district's vehicle insurance program.
Closing Date: 10-26-2018
First Screening Date:
Human Resources Contact Information:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 760.795.6854
About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 114 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, and parts of Camp Pendleton.
MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomanufacturing.
The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. The Oceanside Campus, serving approximately 10,500 students, is located on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains.
The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, and attracts more than 3,000 students. The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 2,500 students in the college's noncredit programs including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes. The Technology Career Institute (TCI) in Carlsbad is part of the college's Career Education Department.
It offers our local community members the opportunity to enhance their lives and their careers with low-cost, hassle-free classes, workshops, and programs, as well as certificate programs to train skilled workers in industries such as high-tech manufacturing, maritime technology, and emerging technologies. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) located at the TCI provides resources, workshops, and leadership programs for small businesses and serves all of North San Diego and Imperial Counties. The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC), also located at the TCI, provides entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, and mentoring, as well as referrals for eligible veterans and military spouses owning or considering starting a small business enterprise in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Imperial Counties.
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Adjunct Faculty | Fine Arts| Ceramics 1 & 2| On-Campus
ADJUNCT FACULTY | FINE ARTS| CERAMICS 1 & 2| ON-CAMPUS
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design seeks qualified applicants for teaching ceramics 1 & 2 on campus in the Fine Arts department as Adjunct Faculty who will be part of a growing, dynamic community of diverse educators. RMCAD is a small, premier college certified by HLC and NASAD offering degrees in fine and applied arts. RMCAD's on-campus program consists of eight-week courses offered monthly. Adjunct faculty are assigned courses based on availability and student enrollment.
Ceramics 1. ART1110
This course introduces students to the ceramic processes of fabricating, surfacing, and firing clay objects. Students will learn both wheel throwing and hand building methods as well as how to properly apply surfacing materials such as slips, underglazes, and glazes. Additionally, students will receive instruction on how to load and fire electric ceramic kilns. At the conclusion of this course, students will have acquired the technical skills and knowledge needed to use clay as an artistic medium.
Ceramics 2. ART 2210
This course builds directly on the knowledge and skills students learn in ceramics 1. Students are taught how to make plaster molds specifically for ceramic use, how to safely mix glazes, and how to fire gas fueled kilns. At the conclusion of this course, students will have a greater understanding of the varied possibilities of working with clay and be able to better discern the methods that best suit their own personal artistic style.
Teaching and Instructional Activities: the practice and art of teaching, including evaluation by students, supervisor(s), and self. Faculty must also comply with all administrative and classroom management policies, procedures and instructional deadlines.
Regularly record class attendance in Faculty Portal and submit midterm/final grades by the due date specified.
Provide timely, periodic, and meaningful feedback to students on assignments and participation.
Successfully complete online Faculty Certification Course, a two-week faculty online orientation and certification class administered through RMCAD's Learning Management System.
MFA and professional experience in Ceramics.
Must reside in CO.
Must be proficient in ceramics materials and processes.
Teaching experience at the college level is preferred.
HOW TO APPLY
Review of applicants will begin immediately. Please use the online application link to submit your cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts, examples of your professional work (website link or digital portfolio of 10 images), and student work (preferred but not required). PDF format is preferred, however the size limit for individual files is 5MB.
Test Engineer - Level 2: Document Test Requirements, Plans, And SSP Documentation
Analyzes system requirements and concept of operations documents, acquisition plans, and system descriptions to develop evaluation and test plans and procedures, prepare for and conduct the data collection and analysis, and report status and results. Supports the development of Government test and evaluation documentation e.g., Test & Evaluation (T&E) Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, Event Test Plans, Test Readiness Assessments, and T&E Reports. Works with other test organizations to support T&E program integration. Provides specialized T&E capabilities tailored to system functions, level, maturity, and performance area as assigned in the SOW.
Lead the Way
Belay wants you to lead the way - push boundaries, offer ideas, create solutions, and be a part of something great with Team Belay! Our team is full of technology pioneers who take the smartest approach, never accept the status quo, and are excited about making a difference!!
Our team leads:
- Ideas; white papers, new technologies, improving existing infrastructure and introducing solutions...Belay was built on ideas
- Growth; Be the Captain of your Fate! Share your aspirations and Belay will pave the way with conferences, education, mentorship and hands-on exposure to new and exciting things
- Development; step up, be instrumental in our growth and business efforts and you will be met with an open door to new experiences as leaders in a growing company
- Benefits; your feedback determines our offerings, which improve constantly based on your needs
- Giving: You tell us what is important to you and Belay will support your personal cause and charitable efforts, we’ve paid donations and volunteered to causes special to our team
- Fun; You give us ideas and we deliver in a big way, with go-kart racing, rock climbing, swanky casino nights, skeet shooting, happy hours and more!
- TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph
- Assist with any or all of the Level 1 tasks as constrained by technical training and previous testing experience
- Conduct research into and apply knowledge of Government test and evaluation concepts and related engineering, acquisition, and operations activities as needed to support the T&E activities
- Plan and Execute Performance Analysis
- Assess operational and system performance requirements for testability and criticality to frame and prioritize T&E objectives and enable evaluation planning
- Review planned acquisition approaches to support T&E schedule alignment with decision maker needs for T&E support
- Coordinate with program Systems Engineering (SE) and review T&E-related SE information to leverage functional analysis, system descriptions, parameter selection and dependencies, Modeling and Simulation, and initial performance risk assessments to inform evaluation planning
- Assess operational environments and priorities for evaluation attention and scenario selection, and to coordinate user participation in T&E
- Analyze performance risk areas to focus T&E planning
- Specify, validate, and adapt Modeling and Simulation for T&E use
- Plan program and event level risk-tailored performance estimation and analysis of system and operational Effectiveness and Suitability metrics & conditions; levels of T&E include inspection, demonstration, paper analysis, survey, simulation, and physical test
- Apply Statistical Analysis of variations in performance behavior to characterize confidence in performance estimates
- Design surveys for evaluation of Subject Matter Expert (SME) input and user assessments of performance
- Select, develop, & use analysis tools
- Participate in the T&E Working-level Integrated Product Team (WIPT) and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of evaluation plans
- Execute the evaluation plan on data collected by the Testing Tasks
- Produce Evaluation Plans (metric framework, scenarios/threads, timelines, requirements/T&E cross-walk), Analysis Plans, Data Requirements, Risk Assessments, Evaluation Reports, Status reports; provide input to Government T&E products (e.g., Technology Readiness Assessments, Test & Evaluation Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, T&E Plans & Procedures and Test Readiness Reports)
- Plan and Execute Performance Data Collection
- Plan program and event level testing for collection of data required for analysis and to synch T&E events with supported decision points
- Design data sampling schemes to optimize the information/resource balance and to control testing uncertainties
- Select, coordinate, and calibrate Instrumentation, collection and data management tools, targets, & facilities
- Ensure test readiness including training of test event participants re conduct of the event; equipment readiness, and security, legal, and privacy compliance arrangements
- Establish and employ Data & Configuration Management capabilities
- Support Data Authentication group functions; and comply with program Discrepancy Reporting criteria and processes
- Participate in T&E WIPT and/or Integrated Test Team for coordination of data collection plans
- Execute Testing and Data Collection per plan
- Produce associated Test Plans, Procedures, and Reports/Briefings, Data Management Plan
- Define and provide technical direction and guidance for the Level 1 tasks to the Level 0 and Level 1 TEs assigned to the task
- Recommend draft plans and reports from the Level 1 tasks for approval by the task leader
- Work directly with the Government sponsor to coordinate task implementation
- Maintain knowledge of current and evolving agency, national, and international standards applicable to the system development of interest
- Five (5) years experience as a TE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in Math, Science, Engineering, Statistics, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional TE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
- Assist with documenting test requirements, plans, as well as SOPs and assisting with SSP documentation
Belay Technologies offers an extensive benefits package, including:
- Up to 8 weeks in paid leave (4 weeks of personal leave, 3 days of Yay! leave, 10 paid holidays, and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay's volunteer program)
- 6% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
- $5,000 annual training/tuition or the option to use that money to pay off student loans
- Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance, no copays) with a fully funded Health Savings Account with up to $3000 in annual contributions from Belay
- Dental coverage including orthodontia
- Up to $420,000 in life insurance, life insurance and disability premiums covered 100% by Belay
- Pet insurance, generous referral bonus program, company sponsored lunches and events, and many more!
Think you know someone who might be right for the job? Refer them to LeadTheWay@belaytech.com and you may be eligible for a referral reward up to $10,000!
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Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.
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Working closely with Product Engineering, develop automated Design Verification (DV) test routines to automatically characterize and optimize state-of-the-art power conversion components.
Design, build and support the associated proprietary instruments, test fixtures and product interface hardware.
Design associated test software modules for Vicor test equipment in C, C# and Visual Basic.
Analyze and implement "off the shelf" instrumentation components (GPIB, USB, PMBus, and Ethernet).
Provide documentation at all stages of software/hardware development.
BSEE. The following levels also require:
Associate Test Engineer – familiar with analog design or test engineering
- 2+ years of analog design experience or test engineering for analog products.
- Sr. Test Engineer
- 4+ years of analog design experience or test engineering for analog products.
Must possess a working knowledge of Windows, including computer setup and debug.
Programming experience with high-level object oriented languages; C#, C++, PHP. LabVIEW experience is also desirable.
Experience with Databases (Oracle, SQL or ODBC) a plus.
ATE and Microcontroller programming experience a plus.
Experience with power supply testing, analog & digital hardware involving power electronics.
Altium Schematic capture and PCB layout experience is highly desirable.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Vicor is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability
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Test Program Specialist 4 - Test Engineer (862-2018)
This position directly supports the Testing Supervisor. The Test Program Specialist is responsible for developing and executing test programs that support the design, certification, manufacture and commercial deployment of the NuScale SMR, while also mentoring junior staff in all areas of testing. Test programs conducted provide technology maturation and risk reduction, technology demonstrations, software validation, and environmental qualification of reactor structures, systems, components and instrumentation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plans, develops and executes various types of test programs including proof-of-concept, component, performance, functional, compliance, reliability and environmental qualification.
Leads cooperative and collaborative efforts among members of large project teams with responsibility for results.
Leads test planning, development and review of test specification, approval of supplier test procedures, oversight of test execution, data review and data acceptance.
Mentors and trains others in sound approaches and standards for solving problems in test program development, test facility design and test program conduct.
Manages and oversees test project progression through supplier evaluation, contract execution, design, implementation, testing, reporting, data acceptance, and contract close out.
Prepares test program budgets, schedules, resource requirements, statements-of-work, requests for quote, test specifications and test reports.
Leads and reviews design drawings, sketches, schematics, procedures, results, reports and documentation.
Leads test hardware design reviews and resolve comments stemming from these reviews.
Exercises in-depth knowledge and experience to develop and achieve test program objectives and goals in creative and effective ways.
Participates in and develops plans for supplier audits, supplier surveillances and NRC inspections.
Analyzes test data and supports software development and validation efforts that utilize test data.
Enforces stringent NQA-1, 10CFR50 Appendix B and 10CFR Part 21 quality requirements.
Performs other duties as assigned.
CORE COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, the individual should demonstrate competencies in performing the essential functions of this position by performing satisfactorily in each of these competencies.
Problem solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and reviews information appropriately. Uses own judgment and acts independently; seeks input from other team members as appropriate for complex or sensitive situations.
Oral/written communication: Listens carefully and speaks clearly and professionally in all situations. Edits work for accuracy and clarity, Is able to create, read and interpret complex written information. Ability to develop strong interpersonal networks within the organization.
Planning/organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities, organizes personal and project timelines and deadlines, tracks project timelines and deadlines, and uses time efficiently.
Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent interruptions, changes, delays, or unexpected events.
Dependability: Consistently on time and at work, responds to management expectations and solicits feedback to improve performance.
Team Building: Capable of developing strong interpersonal networks and trust within the organization.
Safety Culture: Adheres to the NuScale Safety culture and is expected to model safe behavior and influence peers to meet high standards.
MINIMUM SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES:
Education: A minimum of a B.S. degree in Mechanical, Nuclear or Chemical Engineering from a four year accredited college or university. An advanced degree is preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 8 years of engineering experience in developing and managing testing programs for fluid, mechanical or electro-mechanical hardware or devices is required. Demonstrated project management skills is required. Professional Engineer (PE) license is preferred.
Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810.
Quality Assurance: Demonstrated understanding and implementation of quality assurance regulations, standards and guidelines of 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, 10 CFR 21, and NQA-1.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to understand and communicate clearly using a phone, personal interaction, and computers.
Ability to learn new job functions and comprehend and understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately in a rapidly evolving environment.
The employee frequently is required; to sit and stand; walk; bend, use hands to operate office equipment; and reach with hands and arms.
Ability to travel nationally and locally using common forms of transportation
Disclaimer: Employee(s) must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employee(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all employees in this classification.
Mid-Level Performance Test Engineer
This is a contract-to-perm role that requires US Citizenship or a Green Card. Full benefits, 401k, sick leave, etc are provided for the duration of the contract portion. The chosen candidate will need to have a Public Trust clearance or the ability to obtain one.
Please see below for the job description and position requirements.
- Expertise in measuring, analyzing, and optimizing the performance and scalability of web and mobile applications. You will work with architects and developers on large-scale, enterprise-level performance test projects.
- Experience testing systems in cloud, on-prem and hybrid environments
- Understanding of web application and browser concepts (HTTP, connections, cookies, caching, streaming, etc.)
- Know how to analyze performance requirements, translate into detailed test cases, and create your own test scripts
- Can handle test data in various formats (JSON, XML, CSV, etc.) and you understand data storage, encoding, encryption, data transformation, and related concepts
- Ability to design, develop, execute Performance test cases and scripts that cover a wide variety of scenarios such as smoke, functional, regression, endurance, and performance testing through analysis of product specifications and software requirements, as well as mentor/train the customer teams on the same,
- Know how to parameterize your scripts for load, spike, stress, and soak tests.
- Familiar with APM tools and can explain what metrics they provide and what they mean
- Works well independently and as part of a team
- Creative and persistent problem solver
- 6+ years of experience conducting Performance Testing using performance test tools, with a Bachelor’s Degree, or 4+ years of experience with a Master’s Degree
- Hands-on experience using performance test tools to develop scripts, monitor application/database/machine level performance, analyze performance metrics, troubleshoot errors/failures/bottlenecks, and prepare performance test dashboards and reports,
- Deep knowledge of how web applications work over HTTP protocol,
- 3+ years of experience using performance test tools like LoadRunner, JMeter, WebTest or others,
- 3+ years SQL experience and an ability to write intermediate to complex SQL code,
- 3+ years of experience on AWS and cloud services,
- Hands-on experience with performance monitoring tools New Relic APM, App Dynamics, Compuware APM (Dynatrace),
- Experience with diagnostics tools to identify root cause like HP diagnostics
- Experience in both Windows and UNIX environments
- Work experience with Relational Databases & SQL Query tools
- Knowledge of Automation Tools (Selenium, Ruby, Cucumber)
- Strong written, oral, and presentation skills
- Excellent communication and customer facing skills
- HP LoadRunner, HP UFT, JMeter, Perfecto Mobile, AppDynamics; Proficient with Java and/or C# and a scripting language
Product Development And Test Engineer
Product Development and Test Engineering group develops bench and ATE test solutions for design verification of highly integrated RF receivers/transmitters/transceivers, RF, analog and mixed signal ASICs
Knowledge of RF and general lab measurements and strong functional understanding and working knowledge of test equipment (i.e.- power supplies, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, power meters, vector network analyzer). Ability to set up and perform lab RF measurements. Knowledge of electronic theory with the ability to understand circuit functions with minimal help. Ability to work from and understand electrical schematics to debug hardware issues. Ability to work from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, checkout and trouble-shooting functions. Solid understanding of RF principles, RF engineering tools and cellular radio building blocks. Knowledge of programming languages. (C++/VB preferred). Familiar with ATE testers (93k and UFLEX preferred). Familiar with lab equipment (o-scope, power meter, vector network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, signal generator). Knowledge of statistical analysis tools (Datapower, JMP, Sedana, Excel). Ability to communicate clearly, organize effectively and document work thoroughly. Strong written and verbal and interpersonal skills. Ability to work under pressure to meet product introduction schedules. Bachelors in Electrical Engineering with a focus/coursework in Radio Frequency design and testing.
Master’s in Electrical Engineering with a focus/coursework in Radio Frequency design and testing.
Required: Bachelor's, Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Master's, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
Mid-Level Test Engineer W/ 6 Years Experience
- TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE OR REINSTATABLE TS/SCI W/ POLYGRAPH SECURITY CLEARANCE (U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED)
• Managing the project’s gap between developer-controlled unit-testing and client-led acceptance-testing, identifying and prioritizing test cases/plans and their execution based on available resources
• Defining/creating test plan, test case, test procedure, test report documents.
• Working with systems engineers on acceptance criteria or development engineers on product configuration/operation as necessary
• Coordinating scheduling and completion of test activities
• Reporting of all discrepancies noted during test activities
At least six (6) years in testing, calibration or integration of software-intensive systems;
• Proficient in the collaborative development of documentation artifacts such as test cases, plans, procedures, and reports;
• Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills, able to engage with a variety of external stakeholders and provide strong task leadership to drive on-schedule outcomes
- At least six (6) years in test engineering or integration of modern hardware/software systems
- Proficient in the development and implementation of test strategies, plans, traceability matrices, procedures, and reports
- At least four (4) years of requirements analysis experience and in particular must be fully trained or have experience in the testing of systems at the component, integration, system, and end-to-end levels
- Understanding of basic UNIX, DOS and Windows commands
- Writing test cases and writing discrepancy reports
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