Electronics Lab Engineer

Milwaukee, WI 53224

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Electrical Engineering Job Number: Ca9148131227 Compensation: $55,000 / year

Job Description

Title: Sr. Electronics Lab Engineer

Location: Milwaukee, WI

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Hire Type: Direct Hire 

Job Summary:
Responsible for supporting company's research and development activities by scoping requirements, designing and building electronic test setups for laboratory experiments, conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing test data, and troubleshooting results

Job Duties:
  • Test Setup Design – work with senior research engineers to scope, develop and build custom test setups for lab experiments including but not limited to test hardware (e.g. National Instruments, Raspberry Pi, or custom PCBs), test software (e.g. embedded controls and LabView), wire harnessing, and data acquisition systems.
  • Lab Experiments – independently or under the guidance of senior engineers, perform laboratory experiments supporting company's research projects.
  • Data Analysis – analyze experimental data to identify trends and collaborate with research team to draw meaningful conclusions from the test results.
  • Debugging – troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise during custom test equipment development and lab experimentation.
  • Collaboration – work in a cross-functional team environment including electronics lab technicians and experienced team of researchers to deliver research test equipment needs.
  • Create custom test hardware including platforms such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and/or National Instruments 

  • Associates degree required in Electrical Engineering Technology (EET), Computer Engineering, or similar field.
  • Strong understanding of electronics, circuits, and basic principles of electrical engineering.
  • Experience with lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, function generators, multimeters and soldering stations.
  • Experience coding test software including embedded controls, Raspberry Pi, and/or LabView.
  • Ability to run complex lab experiments and capture necessary test data.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with schematic and PCB layout tools, such as KiCad or Altium, a plus.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Kellie Miller

Kellie Miller is a dedicated Technical Recruiter specializing in the Commercial Division. With a commendable 6-year career in recruitment, Kellie's passion for building meaningful connections with candidates sets her apart in the talent acquisition landscape.

As a Technical Recruiter in the Commercial Division, Kellie's understanding of industry intricacies empowers her to expertly connect candidates with positions that align with their experiences, skills, and aspirations. Her commitment to assessing qualifications and understanding each candidate's unique journeys and goals makes her a trusted partner in their career endeavors.

What Kellie enjoys most about her role is the art of connecting with people. She derives immense satisfaction from building relationships with candidates, delving into their experiences, exploring their skill sets, and uncovering their aspirations. Her genuine interest in each candidate's professional journey is the cornerstone of her approach.

Kellie's advice to job seekers reflects her dedication to thorough preparation. She encourages candidates to invest time in comprehensive research before applying or interviewing. This includes understanding the company, digging into the specifics of the role they're applying for, and critically assessing their skills and experiences. Kellie believes that such preparation allows candidates to showcase their qualifications effectively and demonstrates their genuine interest in the position.

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