Essential Job Functions:
The position's primary focus will be executing projects involving the verification and validation (V&V) activities for certification of real-time embedded locomotive control systems
Review highly technical test procedures
Provide feedback on test procedures for clarification
Follow test procedures and execute validation testing, step by step, seeking clarification for any uncertainty and giving accurate results with high integrity
Configure test setup to simulate the locomotive environment
o Simulator Hardware & Software includes: VME, VXI, PXI, LabVIEW, Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow
o Configuration management: TeamCenter, DOORS & ClearQuest
Provide feedback on test setup
Trouble shoot hardware problems on test setup
Identify, isolate and communicate issues and anomalies found while testing
Develop formal documentation throughout the project lifecycle and report in compliance with the design review management and action tracking system
Interface with peer groups and develop continuous improvements in the overall test process
Secondary Job Functions:
At QuEST, we often challenge our team members to temporarily work outside the scope of their primary job functions to broaden their skills and help the organization. Some of these roles and opportunities include:
Execution within multiple services
Project Management: Execution and Support
Technical Leadership and Technical Reviews
Develop work instructions to ensure repeatability
Collaborate and mentor QuEST Team Members
Quality Management and Continuous Improvement
o BS or higher in either Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent
o Ability to work in a customer facing, hands-on, team environment
o Understanding of locomotive control systems and their functions
o Minimum 3 years of experience with the work scope described above
Personal Work Attributes
Self-motivated, disciplined, passionate, and organized
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Great interpersonal and networking skills
Core Value Alignment:
Customer Focus: Strive to exceed our customers' expectations each and every time
Teamwork: Draw strength from teamwork / collaboration irrespective of geographical, organizational, and cultural boundaries.
Accountability: We shall be quality conscious, process disciplined and strive for continuous improvement.
Change Championship: The speed at which we adapt is critical to our success.
QuEST's continued success is based on the sustained alignment to the core values. Please be prepared to discuss the alignment of your personal values to these core values.
Typical Career Paths
Technical Leadership: provide technical guidance, review other team members' work, evaluate capabilities, develop team competencies, develop and improve technical processes, create technical collateral, and create technical tools.
Managerial Leadership: project management, personnel management, alignment of team members' efforts, set and evaluates annual goals, performance feedback, hire and onboard and strategic business decision-making.
QuEST is a rapidly growing world-wide company with a need for future global engineering leaders in our operations and sales organizations. Potential future roles could include operational business unit leader, global sales leader, or technical service line leader.
Physical Requirements & Work Environment:
Work on-site in an engineering office environment, test lab and on the customer shop floor
Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early.
Flexible schedule, typical 8 hour days / 40 hour weeks.
Off-shift and weekend coverage may be required on occasion.
Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations.
Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be authorized to work in the US.