Development & Test Engineer in Portland at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

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Job Description

Pacific Star Communications, a Curtiss-Wright company, designs, manufactures and integrates hardware and software systems that enable rapid deployment of enterprise-class communications anywhere in the world. Intuitive and wizard-based, IQ-Core Software simplifies setup and enables management of these complex deployed networks by users with limited training. Our systems are used in mission-critical environments including military and disaster recovery - that demand the highest possible levels of quality.

PacStar Communications is seeking a talented Development and Test Engineer to join our Product Development team. This is a "DevOps" style position focused on efficiency and accuracy in the production of PacStar hardware and solutions.

What it takes: You have in-depth experience in operating systems (Windows, VMware ESXi, Linux) and writing code to automate and test these systems. You are an expert in troubleshooting complex hardware and software issues. You approach problems no one has yet encountered, with a solution-oriented mindset and a track record of success.

This position involves working hands-on to develop PacStar products with a tight-knit, cross-functional engineering team in PacStar's Portland office. We're developing solutions to enable compute and communications functions in tactical/man-portable form-factors that were previously only possible in the datacenter. Our products are used by military, emergency response and forward-looking commercial enterprises worldwide.

Your Challenge:

  • Develop and implement procedures/scripts for configuration and testing of PacStar hardware and systems.

  • Integration, test and troubleshooting of hardware, software and networking for PacStar products

  • Ability to write and create documents and procedures for internal and external users.

  • Produce and support hardware/software systems for Marketing, Sales, and End Customers

  • Responsible for quality levels maintained in PacStar products

  • Performance requires physical attendance

  • Other duties as assigned

    Your Expertise:

  • BS Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • 5+ Years software, test or system engineering industry experience required

  • Professional experience writing code to automate IT functions using Python

  • Experience with multi-threaded programing and best-practices

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows and Windows Server required

  • Experience with PC hardware and troubleshooting required

  • Experience with VMware Vsphere (ESXi) and Linux strongly desired

  • Experience with PowerShell is a desired

  • Experience with Ansible is desired

  • Hands-On Experience with IP Networking and Networking Devices (Switches, Routers and Firewalls) is desired

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Independent Professional that can perform job assignment with limited supervision

  • Ability to lift and carry 35 pounds of test equipment at least 40 feet

  • Accuracy and attention to detail and quality orientation a must

  • Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines

    This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

    Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. #LI-RT1

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