Lead Test Design Engineer/Project Manager
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SkillSetGroup is seeking an experienced Lead Test Engineer/Project Manager to work in the Irvine, CA area. This position will be a lead engineer guiding your team through the design, manufacturing, integrating, and delivery of customized ATE test systems and Test Program Sets (TPSs). This is a technical hands-on position that will require managing multiple projects at once and stepping in if any issues arise in the design, configuration, or manufacturing phases. This is 1st shift and is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity.


  • Manage a team of Test Development engineers, Software engineers, PCB designers, Mechanical engineers, shared resources and engineering technicians
  • Performed circuit analysis of complex systems, circuit boards under test to configure necessary system resources for test system development.        
  • Establish all system architectural HW, SW requirements for test systems using COTS items  
  • Analyze project requirements to development cost and provide quotation, statement of work, and schedule to customers
  • Design Interface Test Adapters (ITAs) including various interfaces and supporting circuitries to simulate aircraft in-flight data, information, communication.
  • Generate required documentation, test procedures, schematics, wiring diagrams, specifications, work orders and mechanical drawings.
  • Conduct PDRs, CDRs, ATPs (Acceptance Test Procedures), design reviews, project status meetings with project team, customers.
  • Provide training and customer support on delivered system.  Performed test systems, test program sets installation, and acceptance on site and at customer sites


  • BSEE or equivalent 
  • Minimum 10 years of direct ATE Test Development experience 
  • Strong hands-on experience in Analog, Digital, mixed-signal processing, control systems, sensors, Microprocessors, microcontrollers, DSP, and PLDs, FPGAs.
  • Windows-based test software development with design tools such as, ATLAS, ATEasy, LabView, Visual Basic, Visual C++, LabWindows, etc. (5 years minimum)
  • Designing circuits using schematic capture packages such as Protel, Orcad, etc. (3 years minimum)
  • Proficient with standard test instrumentation, equipment such as DMM, Scope, Power Supply, Function Generator, Data Acquisition, DIO, PIO.

Hours: 1st shift hours are 8AM-5PM Monday through Thursday. 

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