Sr. System Engineer - Test Equipment

Torrance, CA 90501

Posted: 03/02/2020 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80511

Job Description

Our Aerospace industry client is looking for a Sr. System Engineer to join their Test Equipment Engineering team.  In this role you will be a primary motivator and contributor to the analysis, conceptual design, development, and testing of complex test equipment used to test military and commercial aircraft control components.
As a Sr. System Engineer for Test Equipment, you will:
  • Work with internal and external customers to develop and refine system requirements.
  • Conceptualize, model and design computer controlled mechanical/hydraulic test rigs.
  • Develop functional system models of the test equipment and actuators using MATLAB, Simulink, and AMESIM, and integrate them on computerized test consoles.
  • Define automated testing scripts for electro/hydro/mechanical actuators and controllers using MATLAB and/or Python.
  • Operate either independently or as part of a design/development team, which includes other department engineers.
  • Develop PID or other control system designs using Simulink, and lead tuning of the test equipment’s electro/hydro/mechanical control of the units under test and their load systems.
  • Develop architecture documents and system integration and testing plans and procedures.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications to be considered:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, or Systems Engineering
  • 10+ years of professional engineering work experience
  • Engineering work experience with electro-hydraulic, electro-mechanical, or electro-pneumatic mechanisms/systems
  • Development experience as part of a project team
  • Due to certain military programs, US citizenship with ability to obtain D.O.D. secret clearance is required.  Having an existing clearance is a plus

Preferred Qualifications Include:
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Experience with the design, modelling, analysis, and development of complex servo-mechanisms for mechanical and hydraulic test rigs
  • Experience in the areas of requirements definition, integration, V&V, modeling & simulation with project management
  • Engineering experience in the aerospace industry
  • Experience in off-the-shelf, real-time systems such as dSPACE and National Instruments is a plus
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