Test Lab Engineer - Software/Hardware Engineering

Requisition ID:  3322
Location:  Harrisburg, PA, US, 17111
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Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Employment Experience:  5-7 years
Travel:  None

Company Information

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations - redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS - www.TE.com.

TE's AD&M business unit, part of the Industrial Solutions segment, leads the world in the design of electrical interconnect components and solutions that enable applications supporting Inflight Entertainment (IFE), Avionics, Jet Engine & Power Management, Flight Controls and Grounding Systems for today's "Connected Aircraft." We're focused on improving performance and increasing reliability in offshore applications by providing rugged connectivity solutions to tame the most extreme environments on Earth. Whether it's long-life performance in a subsea network, corrosive salt spray on a wind-swept oil rig, the severe loading on an umbilical cable on a 4 km dive of a remotely operated vehicle (ROV), or the relentless drive to save space and weight, you'll find your solution in our unparalleled product lineup. For more than half a century, TE's electronic systems and components have withstood weather, corrosion and extreme temperatures to help keep marine oil and gas exploration and production productive, safe, and dependable.

Job Overview

We are seeking a Test Engineer - Software/Hardware Engineering for our Harrisburg test lab. The Engineer is responsible for developing highly customized, purpose built, computer programs and data acquisition or control systems used in product testing and manufacturing environments. The Test Engineer will code in various languages and communicate with/control numerous test and measurement devices utilizing relevant industry protocols. Additionally, the Engineer will be responsible for developing reporting and analysis software and tools in support of Digital Advantage and Visual Factory initiatives. The position will report to the Manager, Test Engineering. TEGTA16

Responsibilities & Qualifications


Primary Responsibilities, Tasks and Deliverables

  • Using (C#) and (C++ Visual), develop GUI driven, Windows environment, software/hardware systems to control test equipment, Data Acquisition systems and similar devices, interfacing with and incorporating a variety of sensors, process controllers, motors, etc.
  • Develop standalone or integrated custom Data Acquisition and Analysis programs for a wide audience of both advanced and novice end users
  • Apply hands-on skills to assemble enclosures, wire circuits and devices, or to otherwise build test equipment and acquisition systems
  • Support existing C#, Database, Project Tracking and similar software (custom and commercial)
  • Interface with laboratory technicians and engineers to develop detailed list of requirements and software/hardware expectations
  • Rapidly provide customized software/hardware solutions in support of one-off, quick-turn testing needs
  • Create necessary support documentation and provide training (one on one and group)
  • Interface with, create and modify databases – SQL, Access, Oracle, etc.
  • Develop mobile apps in iOS, Android and Windows Mobile environments to support test processes and visual factory elements
  • Maintain the integrity of test results by complying with Corporate, Business Unit and local quality system requirements.
  • Develop Web applications using a variety of applicable languages and web technologies to support remote machine monitoring and control via both LAN and internet
  • Remain abreast of emerging, disruptive technologies and recommend implementation into current processes, where applicable
  • Effectively manage and prioritize a diversified workload of short term/long term projects
  • Create a variety of business reporting applications, as required
  • Other duties as required


Requirements & Characteristics

  • Due to ITAR restrictions, US citizenship or US Lawful Permanent Residency is required to apply for this position.
  • Minimum of B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Electro-Mechanical, EE or similar field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a control systems environment
  • Strong understanding of relevant networking protocols – Server, LAN, Cloud, familiar with IOT
  • Superlative communication skills across a variety of mediums
  • Working knowledge of GPIB, Serial, USB, and similar communication protocols a must
  • Highly skilled with Microsoft Suite of products such as Windows 10, Office, Visual Studio, with a focus on C# and C++
  • Skilled with Active/Passive electronic components, HP and Keithley Multimeters, Oscopes, Power Supplies, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of relevant web and on-premises security protocols
  • Able to work independently, in teams and with others of diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of Data Analytics and Statistics a plus
  • Previous testing, data acquisition experience a plus


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


At TE, we believe in unleashing people’s potential. We have Employee Resource Groups (Women In Networking, ALIGN – LGBTQ, Young Professionals, etc.) to support and promote a diverse workplace and a culture of inclusion for the development of different perspectives, styles and ideas. By doing this, we are consistently recognized by Thomson Reuters, and now Clarivate Analytics, as one of the Top 100 Innovators, as well as deemed one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg

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