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Actalent Systems Test Engineering Lead in Norwood, Massachusetts

Job Title: Systems Test Engineer

Job Description

Seeking a Systems Test Engineer to design and develop test equipment systems that meet specific configuration requirements. Responsibilities include writing requirements for validation benches, creating conceptual designs, architecting, developing, and implementing test systems. The role involves directing both hardware and software components of test equipment systems, developing automated test scripts using Python, and maintaining test plans, cases, and environments. The successful candidate will also execute system validation plans, write test scenarios for various aircraft applications, perform different types of testing including functional, integration, and regression, and develop tools for test automation and continuous integration. Documentation of test procedures, results, and analysis reports is also a critical part of this role.

Hard Skills

  • Python

  • C / C++

  • System Validation

  • Automated Test Development

  • Test bench development

  • Hardware test equipment development

Soft Skills

  • Problem solving

  • Critical thinking

  • Attention to detail

  • Team collaboration

  • Effective communication

Job Type

This is a contract position with a renewal every 18 Month(s).

Work Site

This is a hybrid position requiring some days on-site in Norwood, Massachusetts and some days remote.

Work Environment

Small office environment with a dedicated engineering bench

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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