Systems Verification and Validation (V&V) Engineer

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Systems Verification and Validation (V&V) Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
Estimated duration of 4 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.

Job Description:
Will be a Systems/Verification and Validation (V&V) engineer for the Electronics Design Validation and Test Group supporting hardware integration and test for the PSYCHE project.

This position will be responsible for dispositioning and decomposing all subsystem, box, board and FPGA level requirements to their specified test requirements, methods and venues as well as working with subsystem engineers in verification of test artifacts and data. Candidate will also be required to flow test equipment requirements to the box level test equipment support group. Candidate may be asked to work with test leads to design, integrate and execute test plans and procedures for specialized, mission-critical hardware and software systems used for avionics and flight system verification.

Responsibilities include:
• Requirement flowdown and decomposition, including test method and venue identification.
• Hardware/software and system level integration and test, including resolution of technical issues.
• Develop, test and execute plans that will meet the requirements of the validation effort.
• Develop test software and hardware under the direction of senior engineers.
• Document products within design documents and user manuals.
• Execute performance and regression testing using simulation and/or test equipment.

Required Skills:
• Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Significant experience in design and/or test of analog and digital electronics, digital data busses and protocols, and systems implemented with digital electronics.
• Proven ability to write effective requirements and traceability matrices on unit level components
• Experience with UNIX or Linux operating systems.
• Experience in Tcl and or Perl scripting language.
• Experience and/or understanding of hardware/software interfaces.
• Experience developing/writing test procedures and testing of digital functions.
• Experience with standard lab test equipment, such as power supplies, oscilloscopes and DMMs.
• Experience with ground support equipment used for test of electronic assemblies.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated effectiveness in a team environment.
• Ability to work independently under a set schedule.
• Working knowledge of applicable industry and/or academic practices and standards in EDA software such as SPICE, SPECTRE, HSPICE or equivalent.

Desired Skills :
• Previous experience in command and data handling electronics design and test.
• Knowledge of one or more high-level general-purpose programming languages, such as C/C++, Java, Python, or similar language.
• Knowledge of and/or experience with real-time operating systems.

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