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L-3 Communications | San Diego, CA
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Job Description

The Test Engineer will be responsible for planning and executing the verification and characterization of communication products under development; designing formal test procedures and test plans from internal product design documentation as well as from external certification requirements; assisting in the investigation of functional and performance failures that are discovered during hardware, software, and integration testing; transitioning products from design to certification, as well as from design through production; converting data collected during testing into consumable status and formal reports; and developing test automation software to accomplish testing in a repeatable and dependable fashion.

A qualified candidate will have a Bachelor's degree (MS preferred) in a related field with at least 5 years' experience related to systems integration and testing of communication products. We will consider Engineers from senior level (at least 5 years of experience) to staff level (at least 7 years of experience). At least 3 years' experience with designing formal test procedures and test plans from internal product design documentation as well as from external certification requirements is required. Must have experience with project planning and execution of those plans. Requires at least 3 years' experience with RF circuit, digital circuit and internet-protocol test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, logic analyzers and protocol analyzers. At least 3 years' experience with FDMA-TDMA communication standards and testing of SATCOM modems/terminals is desired. Additionally requires at least 3 years' experience developing test automation. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Travel required up to 25% of the time.

Applicants may be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Active Secret level clearance is preferred.

For over 45 years, Linkabit employees have enjoyed the opportunity to grow their careers and make an impact as we execute our mission to be the premier communications and signal intercept solutions provider for those who protect freedom around the globe. At Linkabit, every employee has an opportunity not just for a career, but to make a difference for the customers we serve. With some of the brightest and most dedicated talent in the industry, Linkabit achieves its purpose through outstanding service, business agility, technical excellence and personal commitment, while maintaining profitable growth. We center our business around our core values of teamwork, customer satisfaction, integrity, respect, and a positive attitude. Linkabit specializes in designing, developing, and delivering sophisticated communications and signal intercept systems to a wide array of government and commercial customers. Our work includes: bandwidth-efficient satellite and line-of-sight voice, data and control modems, voice and data radios for delivery to worldwide markets, complete terminals, antenna systems, small, lightweight, lower power, man-portable and multi-platform tactical Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) systems, integration of sophisticated intelligence systems into mobile platforms, and information processing systems and services.

Linkabit has an ongoing commitment to independent research and development and the creation of new technology. We offer employees a variety of challenging and meaningful projects that directly impact the business, as well as competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), at least 9 paid holidays each year, 3 weeks of paid personal time off, a 9/80 workweek (26 Fridays off a year!), undergraduate and graduate education reimbursement, and support for leadership and technical growth and development.

Linkabit maintains division office locations in San Diego, CA, Melbourne, FL and Reston VA , with additional L-3 Communications locations worldwide. For timely processing, please submit your application online at http://www.l-3jobs.com/, Job #085015. To learn more about our company and technologies, visit our website at http://www.l-3com.com/.

Linkabit is an equal opportunity employer - minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity. Should you require a reasonable accommodation in applying for a position at Linkabit, please call 858-552-9500.

About L-3 Communications

Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) is an integrated enterprise consisting of businesses that cover the entire defense spectrum, from undersea to outer space and into cyberspace. The Company is aligned into seven segments categorized into four primary businesses. The Mission Systems, Information Technology, and Technical Services segments are presented as Information and Services. The Integrated Systems and Space Technology segments are presented as Aerospace. The Electronics and Ships segments are each presented as separate businesses. In January 2008, the Newport News and Ship Systems businesses were realigned into a single operating segment called Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. In April 2008, the Company announced that it has completed the sale of its Electro-Optical Systems business to L-3 Communications. In October 2008, the Company acquired 3001 International, Inc. (3001).