Hardware Test Engineer
Nicoya Lifesciences
Kitchener, Ontario
2d ago

At Nicoya, we love to work hard and play hard, and we are always working to continuously improve our products. Our team is expanding and we need more talented people to join our mission! We are looking for a driven individual to play a key role in developing our next generation of OpenSPR software.

Who you are :

You love a challenge and you’re a life-long learner. You thrive off of solving technical challenges in the development of new products to meet short and long-term customer goals.

You want to provide some of the world’s top researchers with the best technology to help make research simple for them and help them get the data they need to make a difference in the world.

You have excellent technical proficiency with a balanced understanding that user experience is everything. You love stepping out of your comfort zone while also keeping track of your day-to-day tasks.

You want to be a part of a thriving small team and you have great communication and teamwork skills. You are motivated by making an impact on your workplace and you thrive on challenging problems.

You have a proven track record for setting and meeting aggressive goals.

Duties :

  • Collaborate with hardware and software engineers to create test plans and procedures
  • Design, build, and setup test fixtures, and execute testing based on plans
  • Automation and programming for test and characterization
  • Generation of user manuals and user guides for test stands / fixtures
  • Conduct single component-based and HW / SW integration testing to assess performance relative to specifications and verify system requirements
  • Track defects and work with cross-functional teams to resolve issues
  • Identify appropriate measurement methods, tools, and processes for both system and board level tests
  • Ensure traceability from requirements and specifications to verification
  • Analyze results with data processing tools and communicate test results
  • Participate in Design Review meetings to ensure designs are testable
  • Effectively execute, monitor, and troubleshoot prototype and manufacturing builds as necessary
  • Provide feedback on design and architecture based on test results
  • Identify, request, and order testing equipment
  • Interact and coordinate deliverables and timelines with cross functional teams
  • Recommend improvements to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of the team
  • Our Ideal Candidate Has :

  • BS / MS degree in EE or ME or related engineering field
  • Minimum of 0-2 years experience working with instrumentation hardware development
  • Understanding of electro-mechanical hardware design and testing
  • Test experience with power supplies, data acquisition systems, and oscilloscopes
  • Experience in defect tracking, test plans, test protocols, and test execution
  • Able to write software and hardware technical specifications
  • Test automation systems and test case management systems experience
  • Design experience create automated test systems or one-off testers
  • Please include a cover letter with your application.

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