Electronics IVVQ/AIT Lead Engineer (Temporary Contract)

  • Job Location: Switzerland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 25/01/2023

Lead AIT Engineer for a space electronics equipment project. Experienced
with leading all AIT steps at both electronics board level and at electronics
equipment level

 Defining test setups for electrical applications, using both commercial test
equipment and/or custom-designed test equipment
 Assist for the definition, design, build and testing for custom test
equipment and test electrical harnesses (Ground Support Equipment,
 Writing test plans, test procedures and test reports to ECSS quality
 Testing of the performance of the electronics and system to achieve
defined requirements (at both board level and at equipment level)
 Handling of requirements verification using DOORS database
 Implement automated testing using Python- or Matlab-based software to
interface with custom-designed and commercial test equipment and the
Device Under Test (DUT)
 Coordinate with the design team and the Solution Architects / System
Engineers for all aspects of testing
 Definition and performing thermal tests (thermal vacuum and/or inert gas
environment thermal tests)
 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing to ECSS standards
 Participation in mechanical testing (vibration and mechanical shock
testing) for the electronics equipment item
 Involvement with Non-conformance activities (failure and root cause
investigations, repairs etc.)

Degree in electrical engineering, mechatronics, or equivalent
 Work experience in space industry (> 3 years)

Technical skills:
 Handling and testing space electronics hardware equipment to ECSS
 Thermal and Mechanical testing experience to ECSS standards
 EMC testing to ECSS standards
 Board testing at component level using electronic probing test
Company confidential when completed 2
equipment in combination with oscilloscopes, spectrum analysers,
dynamic signal analysers etc.
 Experience with system (hardware and software) de-bugging,
verification and validation
 Experience with controlling and collecting measurements from
standard electronics test equipment (power supplies, oscilloscopes,
function generators, spectrum analysers etc.)
 Programming skills with: Python and Matlab
 Experience with using and developing test software for testing
electronics hardware
 Experience with DOORS for requirements management
 Experience in vacuum technology and operation of thermal and
vacuum chambers
Social skills:
 Team player in a multidisciplinary environment
 Flexible and eager to work in a multicultural group

Good command of English, both verbal and written; German would be an

Minimum 3 years of working experience in industry on similar job description

 40 h per week
 Frequently working in lab / cleanroom environment
 Occasional travel to support test campaigns at external facilities
 Occasional travel to meetings and reviews with customer or suppliers

Capital International Staffing Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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