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General Electric Lead Test Engineer in Bohemia, New York

Job Description Summary

This role is responsible for the design of automated test systems (ATEs), Specialized Test Equipment (STE) and Environmental Stress Testing Burn In Fixtures (BIF) (hardware & software) to support development, production testing and test outsourcing of GE Aviation Electrical Power-Conversion products. The role involves supporting all test activities from development phase to transition to production and performing troubleshooting of test systems and product failures to root cause.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Designs ATEs, Special Test Equipment, Burn-in Fixtures, hardware and software on new product development programs and replacement of existing test systems.

  • Specifies Test Equipment required to support new product development and existing products.

  • Troubleshoots Test Failures to component level.

  • Provides project oversight on Test development projects from initial design through qualification and release to production and/or end customer. This includes generating and maintaining project schedules, test documentation, and ensuring projects are accomplished to established budgets.

  • Performs analysis of requirements and designs test equipment, burn-in fixtures, modifies and upgrades same to latest state-of-the-art for use in our production facility.

  • Develops requirements, generates designs, defines/develops test programs, and documents work on programs involving new concepts and products.

  • Independently evaluate, select, and apply standard test engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.

  • Mentors other engineers in conventional test technology and standard processes and procedures.

  • Prepares material for and participates in customer reviews and presentations.

  • Perform independent work on special projects (e.g. automation of manual manufacturing/test process).

Required Qualifications

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a Test Development role developing automated test systems (ATE’s) and Test Fixtures (utilizing COTS test equipment) to test complex electronic products.

Circuit design capability (analog & digital) for test equipment and burn-in fixtures

Must be proficient in software development using C/C++, LabWindows/CVI, Visual Basic, GPIB / RS232 interfaces and Microsoft excel, word, project and power point.

Desired Characteristics

  • MS in Electrical Engineering

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills.Note: To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years’ experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes