Software Engineering Technician

  • location: Santa Clara, CA
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $30 - $35 per hour
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Software Engineering Technician

You will be part of an enthusiastic, results-oriented, and dynamic team of Test Engineers and Software Engineers working to design, develop and maintain best-in-class digital mammography products. The ideal candidate will be someone who strives to understand how complex hardware/software systems operate in order to find ways to improve them.

Responsibilities:
Duties and Responsibilities
- Be the point of contact for all system updates to products under development
- Maintain and manage inventory of all systems, accessories, and spare parts
- Provide preventative and reactive maintenance of all systems and accessories, including coordinating with service engineering for the replacement of mechanical and electrical components
- Provide diagramming and analysis of lab layout - systems, accessories, storage, workspaces - and propose and implement changes to enhance tester and developer workflow
- Coordinate install/uninstall of systems
- Create software discs from controlled areas in preparation for formal Verification & Validation (V&V)
- Install system software for ad-hoc, smoke/acceptance, and formal V&V testing
- Perform complete calibration of all systems as required prior to formal V&V cycles
- Initiate and monitor automated test runs, reporting results to the SW/SQA team for analysis
- Communicate all system states and changes, including developing a system/process for broadcast and reference of those changes (e.g. SharePoint site with history of all changes for each system over time)
- Manually execute test cases and reproduce field issues as needed
- Search for software defects and potential improvements, and document defects with clear steps to reproduce
- Troubleshoot and support problems uncovered by manufacturing and field service teams
- Perform complex technical tasks to assist other engineers with software and system design
- Develop and execute test procedures to qualify OS patches and anti-virus software

Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM

Skills:
Qualifications
--Good understanding and demonstration of basic engineering and troubleshooting principles
--General computer knowledge, including operating systems, software systems, and networking
--General understanding of computer programming
--Good understanding of the Windows Operating System, especially network configuration and software installation
--Mastery of Microsoft Office applications
--Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Qualifications:
Education
??? Bachelor's Degree preferred in Computer Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, or other technical or engineering degree, or comparable experience.

Experience
??? 1-3 years??? work experience (internships included).

Specialized Knowledge/Additional Details
??? Must occasionally lift and/or move equipment weighing up to 30 pounds.

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