Staff Test Engineer in Redmond, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/4/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

VOLT is seeking candidates for a Staff Test Engineer with experience testing optical systems and/or components for our client in Redmond, WA. This is Direct Hire role.

This role requires a balance of both software and hardware strategies to develop characterization test as well as production calibration and test solutions for automotive lidar applications.


  • Define, develop and deploy test systems for scanning mirrors and/or LiDAR systems with an emphasis on optical performance and characterization. 
  • Proactively identify areas for improvement, propose solutions, and drive corrective actions. 
  • Work in close collaboration with engineering team and test hardware supplier to develop automated test equipment.
  • Perform root cause analysis and drive improvement activities through deployment in production.
  • Develop theory and test methods for next generation products.
  • Evaluate manufacturing test data for yield loss due to tester malfunction.

Required skills:

  • Highly self-motivated to take end-to-end ownership of production test system development.
  • Experience developing new test methods for optical systems or components
  • Experience developing test systems in LabView 
  • Experience specifying and integrating test hardware for automated testing.  
  • Strong understanding of statistics to evaluate manufacturing test data.

Required Experience:

  • BS in Electrical Engineer, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineer, Optical Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience with 2 years in test development.

VOLT is an Equal Opportunity Employer