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Veterans Preferred - Sr. Optical Test Engineer

Company: Xerox
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs--. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government agencies and partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients. Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms - from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing - and has enabled the creation of many industries. Incorporated as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002, PARC today continues the research that enables breakthroughs for our clients' businesses. Building on some breakthrough developments in sensing, analytics, and the internet of things (IoT), we have exciting new opportunities for senior Test Engineering lead role to support Fibridge, a joint venture between Xerox and VicTrack. You will play a key hands-on lead technical role to develop and deploy innovative optical sensing-based monitoring solution for transportation infrastructures. The technology employs cutting-edge optical sensors, asset models, and advanced analytics to help customers optimize and manage critical structural and transportation assets through the IoT. A case study with details is available at: We are currently in late-stage customer trials and productizing the technology. The ideal candidate for the position of Sr. Test Engineer is a self-starter who can develop and implement test solutions for product development and transfer to manufacturing. We are seeking candidates interested in delivering innovations and results that will make real impact upon the world. Responsibilities : Design, develop, and implement test systems and flows for fiber optic sensors, optical interrogator subsystems, IoT gateway devices, and system-level test and characterization Develop, automate, and document test systems and procedures for product development, validation, and manufacturing Generate test plans, create project plan and timeline for test development, and assess project risks and gaps Conduct subsystem and system-level test, verification, and validation Collaborate with product development team to ensure product testability in production Perform GR&R Measurement System Analysis for equipment used for testing Contribute to the development of sensing fiber installation process. Perform test, validation and reliability of the installation process developed Lead the definition and implementation of database management for data analysis, traceability, and reporting. Identify internal and external resources to execute the plans. Write and maintain software for automated test systems for engineering and production use, including environmental testing Contribute to design verification, reliability testing, failure analysis/corrective action (FACA) and manufacturing yield improvement Collaborate with technical and business cross-functional teams to contribute to the development of training material for product field installation and provisioning Guide and mentor onshore/offshore test resources. Help scale test team through mentoring, cross-training, and recruiting Maintain compliance to quality standards and customer specific requirements as applicable Interact with test equipment and service providers Requirements & Qualifications : M.S. or B.S. in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or related fields 5 years experiences in test development and testing of products involving sensors and optical and electrical hardware Deep knowledge and successful track record in test and validation of fiber optic based sensing sub-systems or systems. Production test experience highly desirable Experience in test software development using one or more of the following languages: Phython, LabVIEW, C#, VBA, and use of statistical analysis software such as JMP Experience with database structure and MySQL Hands-on experience in device or system reliability testing and FMEA is highly desirable Experience in statistical process control (SPC), data analysis and qualification techniques Strong analytical, troubleshooting and debugging skills Hands-on experience in collaborating with and managing outside vendors to specify, develop, and qualify test solutions Strong presentation and written communication skills Xerox is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. Learn more at and explore our commitment to diversity and inclusion People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Xerox may request such accommodation(s) by sending an e-mail to Be sure to include your name, the job you are interested in, and the accommodation you are seeking. -- 2020 Xerox Corporation. All rights reserved. Xerox-- and Xerox and Design-- are trademarks of Xerox Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Keywords: Xerox, Palo Alto , Veterans Preferred - Sr. Optical Test Engineer, Engineering , Palo Alto, California

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