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Senior Test Development Engineer (Functional, Manufacturing) at Paramit in Morgan Hill, California

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Paramit is a rapidly growing international medical device contract design and manufacturing company that has been designing, and manufacturing high quality medical and life sciences instruments. Headquartered in Morgan Hill, CA, we offer a rewarding work environment with global opportunities while maintaining a small company, employee-focused atmosphere. We are currently searching for an experienced Test Development/Automation expert to join our team of senior HW/SW engineers.

As our Senior Test Development Engineer, you will work in a fast-paced, exciting environment to develop functional test fixtures primarily using LabVIEW platform along with a team of experienced hardware, software and mechanical engineers for the manufacturing floor. The effort involves following a test fixture development process that includes understanding the theory of operation of the UUT, architect/design fixtures, developing automation software GUI with a clear Pass/Fail indication and parametric record retention.

Each project is unique and requires project management understanding including scheduling, working with customers as well as cross-functional team members to achieve the outcome at the estimated cost within the planned lead time.

Essential Duties:


  • Develop functional test fixtures for testing PCBAs, Mechanical Sub-Assemblies and System Test

  • Understand test requirements following test plans, test specifications and create test strategy

  • Developing tools and fixtures to drive motors, actuators, relays, LEDs etc. using Analog, Digital I/O

  • Windows-based development to develop test software GUI in LabVIEW/Test Stand, Python, Visual Basic, Visual C#

  • Develop tools to communicate over I2C, SPI, RS-232, USB or LAN/Wireless medium with sensors, and devices to achieve automation on the manufacturing floor

  • Create test procedures and validation documents 

Minimum Requirements:


  • 7+ Years of experience working in a functional testing capacity; working with hardware, software, and mechanical test

  • Ability to read electrical schematics, CAD drawings, and product architecture drawings 

  • Proven experience developing software using LabVIEW, Python, C/C++ using Visual Studio or Visual Basic/Visual C++/C# in Windows environments

  • Proficient in debugging using Oscilloscopes, Digital multi-meter, power supply, and other measurement equipment

  • Understanding of communication interfaces, and ability to develop test fixtures using off the shelf hardware in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment

  • Proven track record of product release, test fixture release processes and ability to work with document control department to release via ECOs

  • Experience working within SDLC and ability to create documents including software release notes, design documents, block diagrams

Preferred Requirements:


  • Experience with embedded systems programming/firmware development with micro-controllers like PIC, ARM, Arduino and SBCs like Raspberry Pi are a HUGE PLUS

  • MS-Project or other project management experience

  • Experience working with Medical industry is a BIG plus

  • Direct experience working at an EMS developing test fixtures

Education Requirements:


  • Minimum:  BS with EE, ME or CS degree(s)

  • MS with EE, ME or CS degrees, preferred 

Standing at the forefront of technology with Paramit, you will be a part of our team making a difference in the medical device and life science instrument industries, which touches an immeasurable amount of people, communities, countries, and our world.     

At Paramit we are committed to excellence at every level in the organization. As a manufacturer of highly complex, medical devices and instruments, we are acutely aware of our responsibility to those who will one day use the products we make. As a result, Paramit is obsessive about doing things the right way, going beyond FDA requirements, and ensuring that every finished product is safe and reliable.

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