Systems Test Engineer/Specialist
L3 Communications
Burlington, Ontario, CA
6d ago


L3 WESCAM is an exciting company providing systems that capture stabilized, high-magnification images from fixed-wing, rotary-

wing, UAV, aerostat and ground based platforms. From low-altitude tactical missions to long-range covert surveillance missions, images are transmitted in real-

time to fixed and mobile receive locations for immediate interpretation. WESCAM's MX-Series of Electro-optic and Infrared (EO / IR), laser, surveillance and targeting systems provide unparalleled image stability and long-

range detection capability to Defense / Military, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide.

Our dominance of the airborne platform space has positioned us for explosive and game changing growth into ground-based markets.

WESCAM offers a challenging and dynamic work environment. Work with leading-edge technology and tools, alongside some of the best thought leaders in our industry, in an environment that values work / life balance.

Benefits include every second Friday off with pay (9 / 80 work schedule) in addition to regular vacation and public holidays, free on-

site gym, free fruit, free bagels on the last day of the week, a strong focus on continuing education and much more. Most of all, WESCAM is working towards a noble cause.

Our work has a direct link to saving people's lives and safeguarding freedom around the world. We truly do make a difference in our work and in the world!

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Tasks to be Accomplished

  • Work with the Systems Engineer and Project Engineer to develop verification and validation strategy and schedule
  • Generate project verification plan and matrix
  • Generate detailed test procedures
  • Execute a variety of requirements-based testing at the System and Sub-System level
  • Record test results and note observations in accordance with L3 Wescam’s quality processes
  • Generate formal qualification test reports
  • Generate test specifications and develop LabVIEW / Matlab code where test automation is necessary or beneficial
  • Assist with the identification of independent test facilities
  • Work with outside test facilities to complete L3 Wescam testing and review required test results
  • May be required to interface with customer : presenting test results, providing clarification and addressing questions
  • Support Bids and Proposals work with estimates and gap analysis
  • Off-site travel is required (majority is local)
  • Skills Required

  • Familiarity with electro-optical imaging equipment
  • Familiarity with electro-mechanical motion control systems
  • Working familiarity with MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-704, RTCA / DO-160
  • Working experience with laboratory equipment such as DMMs, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers
  • Working experience with LabVIEW and Matlab would be an asset
  • Working knowledge of DOORS, MS Office Suite, MS Visio
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Meets the requirements for the Canadian Controlled Goods Programs and is eligible for a Canadian Government Security Clearance
  • Experience & Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technical Diploma
  • 3 - 5 years of progressive technical and project experience
  • L3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

    This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job.

    Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.

    Please note : L3 WESCAM has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for employees with disabilities, both during the selection process as well as during employment.

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