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Test Project Leader-Automation

Consumer Reports
Yonkers, NY 10703
  • Job Code
    117237793

Overview

Consumer Reports seeks a Test Project Leader - Automation. The Project Leader oversees testing projects and automation efforts in the test labs. The Project Leader ensures that testing protocols and procedures are followed, and develops methodologies to meet testing objectives.



Responsibilities

  • Plans, coordinates and oversees test projects.
  • Implements testing protocols and ensures proper implementation.
  • Knowledge of test methodologies, equipment and protocols
  • Ensures that test data meet established standards for accuracy, repeatability, reproducibility and dependability.
  • Designs and helps to build test equipment and develops methods to accomplish goals defined by test protocols as required.
  • Prepares preliminary test project protocols.
  • Evaluates and recommends improvements to existing test procedures.
  • Actively participates as a member of a product testing and content team, conferring with other team members as necessary to ensure objectives for quality and timeliness are met.
  • Ensures quality of test projects and strives for continuous quality improvement by celebrating successes and reducing errors.
  • Ensures maintenance and calibration of lab equipment.
  • Ensures ratings are delivered accurately and within established deadlines.
  • Interacts with manufacturers and retailers as necessary.
  • Performs other duties of the department, but not those of a higher level
  • <br /><b>Overview</b><br/><br /><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Consumer Reports seeks a Test Project Leader - Automation. The Project Leader oversees testing projects and automation efforts in the test labs. The Project Leader ensures that testing protocols and procedures are followed, and develops methodologies to meet testing objectives.</span></p><br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br <ul><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Plans, coordinates and oversees test projects.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Implements testing protocols and ensures proper implementation.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Knowledge of test methodologies, equipment and protocols</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Ensures that test data meet established standards for accuracy, repeatability, reproducibility and dependability.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Designs and helps to build test equipment and develops methods to accomplish goals defined by test protocols as required.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Prepares preliminary test project protocols.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Evaluates and recommends improvements to existing test procedures.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Actively participates as a member of a product testing and content team, conferring with other team members as necessary to ensure objectives for quality and timeliness are met.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Ensures quality of test projects and strives for continuous quality improvement by celebrating successes and reducing errors.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Ensures maintenance and calibration of lab equipment.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Ensures ratings are delivered accurately and within established deadlines.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Interacts with manufacturers and retailers as necessary.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Performs other duties of the department, but not those of a higher level</span></li></ul> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/V7RnRYiMppMeH658uwBpZ"> <br/><br/><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br /><ul><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent, with a minimum of 3-5 years experience in automated test system design. Master's degree preferred.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Hands-on experience with laboratory test equipment and transducers (oscilloscope, multi-meter, DAQ devices, etc.).</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Experience with electrical systems (AC/DC, analog/digital circuits) and system wiring.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Excellent problem-solving & troubleshooting skills</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Proficiency in using spreadsheet software (Excel: including macro development).</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Knowledge of Database design and programing (SQL)</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Experience with data warehouses (AWS, Snowflake, etc)</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Written and verbal skills to clearly and accurately report test methods and results as well as explain them in a way that is understandable by content creators who are not technically knowledgeable.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Thorough understanding of National Instruments product line and experience with:</span><ul><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">LabView software and common design patterns (State Machines, Producer/Consumer, Event Handler, etc.)</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Familiarity with common LabView toolkits (DatabaseConnectivity, Vision, etc)</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">National Instruments hardware (compactDAQ, cRIO, PXI)</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Version Control solution for LabView development (Git)</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Experience with common Protocols (Serial, GPIB, CAN, BLE, etc)</span></li></ul></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Additionally, candidates should:</span><ul><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Successfully completed various NI Certification exams (CLD or CLA)</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Experience maintaining and calibrating test equipment and sensors</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Knowledge of ISO9001, and ISO17025 quality standards</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Knowledge and interest in computer aided design (CAD) preferably Fusion360</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Knowledge and interest hobbyist embedded devices (Arduino, Raspberry Pi, etc)</span></li></ul></li></ul><p>PI117237793</p>

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    Posted: 2020-01-17 Expires: 2020-02-17

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