Junior Test Engineer
Head Office: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Type of Employment: Permanent Full Time
MetOcean Telematics is a leading global provider of satellite voice, satellite data and complete end-to-end telematics services. Our business ranges across many different industry sectors, with a focus on niche MetOcean solutions, custom defence and security products.
MetOcean Telematics ensures critical data is transmitted, received, and processed in the fastest and most reliable manner possible anywhere on the planet. The company has been a world leader in integrated systems used for real-time environmental monitoring, vessel tracking and defence & security systems.
Reporting to the Manufacturing Test Engineer, the Junior Test Engineer is responsible for supporting the manufacturing-level testing development that aids in MetOcean producing higher-quality products. Proper testing development helps us remove human-bias from the equation and allows us to use data and trends to make sound judgment calls on the outgoing quality of the products we manufacture.
The Challenge • Produce test plans and test criteria for products in manufacturing to ensure quality assurance • Software design/development with focus on the testing of physical devices
• Design and development of automated processes to streamline manufacturing, reduce touch time, lower risk of manual data entry, and improve traceability for quality purposes • Analyze existing test coverage in manufacturing and propose alternative solutions to reduce cost and/or increase efficiency • Source test equipment to assist in test automation and meeting test plan requirements • Writing and performing unit tests on functional blocks for automated software testing • Producing and maintaining software libraries • System validation testing on workstations to ensure proper operation • Assisting in manufacturing line drawings (fixtures, layout, racking, cabling, etc.)
Technical and Non-Technical Skills • Solid coding skills, capable of developing windows-based software applications • Competence with C#/Java considered an asset • Experience with creating and utilizing SQL databases • Ability and eagerness to learn new technologies • Knowledge of electronics and circuit design along with possessing a mechanical aptitude • Proficient in the principles of testing and test automation technologies • Some knowledge of statistical process control and standard operational theory • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Education and Experience • Degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering or equivalent • 2+ years of experience in a similar role or utilizing similar skill sets
Please submit cover letter and resume with Junior Test Engineer as subject title to HR@metocean.com