Product Support Test Engineer

Abaco Systems is an acknowledged leader in rugged embedded computing, especially in the military/aerospace market. Our products are used in hundreds of mission critical applications, where the performance and reliability we deliver can be a matter of life and death.
We're growing fast:  we've added substantially to our organization in roles across the board - and that expansion will continue. We're also growing by acquisition. Our strategy puts our customers front and center of everything we do: their success will drive our success.
If you see yourself being part of a growing organization that's making a real difference in the world, Abaco Systems is for you.

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 10% or as required.
  • US Citizen or green card holder.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field from an accredited college or university; or 10 years equivalent experience.
  • Work in a team environment to plan and execute functional test, test development for existing customer environments, and debug/analyze as needed.
  • Collaborate with other Engineering teams to develop comprehensive test methodologies.
  • Possess strong troubleshooting/debug skills to be able to mitigate issues during product testing, driving quick resolution and customer satisfaction.
  • Develop JTAG, and Boundary-scan test programs for use in manufacturing and engineering areas as validation and debug tools for products under test. Asset-InterTech experience highly desired.
  • Develop Emulator based functional test programs for use in manufacturing and engineering areas as validation and debug tools for products under test. Asset-InterTech experience highly desired.
  • Research, purchase and assemble test equipment and test stations for conducting test and debug.
  • Provide technical support to facilitate debug and troubleshooting of products in manufacturing or returned from our customers.
  • Perform engineering debug tasks with standard lab debug tools (oscilloscope, signal generator, spectrum analyzer, multi-meter, etc.).
  • Govern product test transition (equipment move, setup, and training) between plant sites as needed.
  • Provide on-going product test support at local/remote sites.
  • 5 to 10 years in direct product development in software engineering, electronic engineering, or systems engineering.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience, skill and desire to interact directly with customers and/or product owners / project managers.
  • Prior experience using (JTAG) Boundary-Scan/Emulator test applications (Asset-InterTech preferred).
  • Experience with low-level software development interaction (C/C++ preferred).
  • Experience with (ISP) In-System (device) Programming applications such as Altera, Xylinx, Lattice.
  • Experience using a variety of operating systems: Windows, Linux, DOS, SunOS, CentOS, SuSe
  • Experience using embedded operating systems such as VxWorks, Integrity
  • Prior experience using scripting languages: Expect, BASH, TCL, Python
  • Experience setting up and configuring LANs for product testing including TFTP/BootP servers
Experience using environmental test chambers for product testing, setting up temperature profiles, installing/verifying power, network and serial communication
At Abaco, we know that our people are our strength. We're a team with a common goal - and we're passionate about what we do, innovative, and open-minded. We're not just given responsibility - we're actively encouraged to make things happen. Oh, and - we have fun. If that sounds like your kind of organization - why not join us?
Abaco Systems prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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