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PDS Tech Inc Sr Test Equipment Engineer 2 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Test Equipment Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA.


Avionics Test Engineering is seeking to fill a Test Engineering position with a talented individual who possesses a BSEE or BSCmptrE degree. The primary responsibility of this position is to develop test software and hardware for aviation products. Test Engineering offers an array of innovative test equipment solutions for Collins Aerospace products and programs. We serve internal customers, including our manufacturing and service centers, as well as external customers – domestic and international.

The engineer who fills this position must have systems, development, troubleshooting and problem solving skills. The primary software languages used are C# and NI TestStand on multi-rack test stations. Typical test stations include components such as switch systems, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, DMM's, power supplies and other digital related equipment. This position also requires development and support of Environmental Stress Screening (thermal and vibration) test equipment and software suites.

Typical responsibilities may include:

• Design, code, test, integrate and document production test software for aviation products

• Design test hardware including fixtures, cabling, and circuit cards

• Develop engineering estimates for complex tasks

• Perform engineering requirements capture, analysis and creation for complex designs

• Lead test software design reviews and ensure the generation of appropriate design documentation

• Prepare and present project and/or technical information to peers, internal management and customers


  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline is required. US Citizenship is required. Candidate must have the ability to obtain a US DoD Security Clearance. COVID Vaccination required. Position is located in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Desired skills:

4+ years experience with:

• Programming with C#/C++/LabVIEW

• Fundamental knowledge of digital electronics

• Experience with test equipment such as Oscilloscopes, Digital Multimeters, Signal Generators, etc.

• Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills

• Excellent organizational and time management skills

• Attention to details

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.