Elbit Systems of America Principal Optics Test Engineer in Merrimack, New Hampshire

The Principal Test Engineer researches, plans, designs, develops, analyzes and tests a variety of electronic and optical equipment and systems, including displays, sensors, processors, interface units and other electronic devices; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment.

  • Perform design activities as assigned by supervisor.

  • Produce yield reports and process capability analysis.

  • Produce test system and circuit card schematics.

  • Design, automate, and run test equipment used for design and qualification validation testing.

  • Design, automate, and maintain test equipment and systems for manufacturing product validation

  • Participate in design reviews.

  • Participate in proposal development.

  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Consult vendors on components and make final component selections

  • Investigate and select subassemblies and COTS equipment for incorporation into designsMay interface directly with Program Management


Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Optical Engineering plus 10+ years of experience.

Preferred: Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer (CLAD), Certified TestStand Developer (CTD), C#

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

  • System Integration

  • LabWindows /CVI

  • Optics/Optical Measurement and generation equipment - required

  • Military and Civilian Aerospace communications standards ARINC-429, ARINC-818, ARINC-708, MILSTD-1553, RS-485/422/232

  • TestStand Scripting using LabVIEW and C/CVI/C++/.Net DLL’s- required

  • Mass Interconnect technologies

  • PXI Instrumentation driver implementation

  • Proficiency with schematic capture and simulation tools

  • Development of Test Program Sets

  • Create and interpret specifications

  • Ability to use electrical analysis packages

  • Product Lifecycle Management

  • PCB design and layout

  • Video Generation, Acquisition and Standards

  • Requirement Analysis

  • Technical Writing

Requisition #: 2017-5705

Priority: Normal


External Company Name: Elbit Systems

External Company URL: http://elbitsystems.com/