Hardware Test Engineer

Fremont, California, United States (On-Site)


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The Test Engineer will be a member of the HAV Operations team with responsibilities for the test and validation of the board and chassis level testing of Siemens Hardware products for Emulation and Prototyping systems. This will require close cooperation with the hardware design and factory test teams to develop efficient test across board and system level test processes.

In this role, you will:


  • Develop assembly and test methodologies/plans for Siemens range of hardware products thru NPI and production phases
  • Ensure accurate manufacturing and validation test coverage for Siemens Hardware by collecting design gaps in the development phase and screening out manufacturing assembly defects before they are shipped.
  • Collaborate with HW/FW/SW teams to participate in design reviews, define functional test coverage, pass/fail criteria, manufacturing test features and system level test requirements.
  • Develop test methodology and specifications to verify and validate HW designs against functional, performance and reliability requirements, in both development and production environments.
  • Ability to lead and drive projects to closure
  • Ability to code for bug-fixes, delivering optimizations to quickly enable testing, developing wrappers around binary images as needed
  • Early engagement with cross functional development teams to drive DFT requirements
  • Research into test/validation technologies to support efficient production level testing
  • Work with design teams to develop test plans for PCBA at board and system level
  • Ability to debug technologies for PCBA, Fiber Optics, Fireflies, High-Speed Interconnects, PCIe and Power electronics subsystems
  • Development experience with automation frameworks using Python, PERL or Shell to create efficient and operator friendly test interface
  • Develop test fixtures or perform DOE for custom hardware
  • Experience in failure analysis and troubleshooting hardware in a laboratory environment
  • Report and quantify test and yield data for production monitoring
  • Maintain factory test and network infrastructure to support high volume production across various manufacturing sites
  • Must be flexible to work in dynamic fast paced environment
  • Able to lift or move 25 lbs hardware as needed

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer engineering or Computer Science, related filed or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of overall experience in PCBA production testing and System Integration Testing
  • Experience with test automation development using Python or shell
  • Travel overseas to support factory requirements (estimated 10%)
  • Experience working in data center and networking environment Experience with Linux systems and deployment, build root images
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals in PCIe, Ethernet, and TCP/IP.
  • Familiar with common lab equipment such as: Power Supplies, Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators, DMMs, Logic Analyzers, etc

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Preferred Master in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering (if applicable)
  • Preferred 3+ years of manufacturing experience for data center products in Linux environment
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals in PCIe, Ethernet, and TCP/IP.
  • Familiar with common lab equipment such as: Power Supplies, Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators, DMMs, Logic Analyzers, etc
  • Scripting Languages Python, PERL or bash Shell.

The salary range for this position is $95,800 to $172,400 and this role is eligible to earn incentive compensation. The actual compensation offered is based on the successful candidate’s work location as well as additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education/training. Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees. Details regarding our benefits can be found here: In addition, this position is eligible for time off in accordance with Company policies, including paid sick leave, paid parental leave, PTO (for non-exempt employees) or non-accrued flexible vacation (for exempt employees).




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Job Information

  • Job ID: 69247364
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Fremont, California, United States
  • Position Title: Hardware Test Engineer
  • Company Name For Job: Siemens
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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