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Product Development Engineer

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
6 Sep 2022

New Wave Design and Verification (NWDV) is looking for an experienced New Product Introduction (NPI) or Product Maturation Engineer to support its growing Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) product lines. The ideal candidate will be an experienced, self-motivated engineering leader who will develop the NWDV Test & Validation program to ensure product performance meets highest industry standards. This position will establish NWDV's objective testing approach(es) for maturing initial product releases covering prototype, full product release and long-term verification, as well as providing significant input on design for Manufacturability/Produce ability and long-term reliability.


Qualifications:                        

Minimum BS in EE or related engineering discipline with 10 years of experience.

Experience with Design for Manufacturing (DFM) methodologies and Automated Test Equipment (ATE) development.

Experience with Mil/Aero Designs

 

 

Required knowledge/skills:

  • Deep understanding of manufacturing electronic products and generating test processes.
  • Understand product specifications and system requirements and create related test, verification & validation requirements.
  • Understanding and ability to facilitate and run EMC, environmental, shock/vibration, thermal, and other tests as required with electronics products.
  • Comfortable with using basic EE test equipment like DMM, Oscilloscope, Protocol Analyzers to triage problems and work with appropriate group to drive failure analysis.

 

Desired knowledge/skills:

  • Familiarity/understanding of protocols such as Ethernet, Fibre Channel, I2C, SPI, UART.
  • Understanding of real-time embedded systems.
  • Familiarity with High-speed digital design including microprocessors, microcontrollers, clocks, interfacing and PCBs
  • Experience/familiarity with designing per VITA 47 standards and agency certifications, such as FCC, UL, CE, etc.
  • Worked with FPGAs, DDR and FLASH memory
  • Defense experience a plus
  • Familiarity with JIRA

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Full responsibility of taking product designs from engineering into volume production.
  • Actively participate with engineering in the Design, Implementation, Validation, Release, and Support phases and represent Test & Manufacturing group's interests.
  • Review Hardware Design with considerations towards risk mitigation, reliability, maintainability, DFM, testability, etc.
  • Use HALT (Highly Accelerated Life Testing) and HASS (Highly Accelerated Stress Screen) methodologies for quality and reliability testing.
  • Lead system Verification and Validation (V&V) testing, data analysis and reporting, discrepancy reporting and corrective actions to ensure production readiness. 
  • Use Statistical Process Control (SPC) methodologies to collect data, interpret data, draw conclusions to optimize testing and recommend design improvements. 
  • Support design group in resolving engineering problems found during prototype, production and field-testing phases.
  • Consider test costs/time and ways to constantly improve.


 

 

Due to the type of work at our facilities and certain access restrictions, successful applicants must be of a "U.S. Person". The candidate must be able to prove so, with remittance of proper identification supporting so, upon an acceptance of employment.


About New Wave DV:          

New Wave DV is dynamic and growing technology company, a leader in international electronics sourcing, design, verification, and service for the commercial, telecommunications, aerospace, defense, and high-reliability markets since 2005.

                                                         

The New Wave Design and Verification, LLC team is made up of passionate engineers who have extensive experience designing, building, testing, and delivering electronic systems.

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