Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) is seeking a self-directed Hardware Test Engineer to help ensure that X-ES products conform to required specifications through product testing and design verification. This person will create procedures, perform testing, analyze results, and identify design defects. The person will also verify that designs function as intended and will test the performance limits of embedded systems designed to operate in rugged environments – including projects for industrial, commercial, military, and aerospace customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with designing test equipment and developing software test loads
  • Maintain test equipment and software test libraries
  • Determine conditions and sequence under which tests are conducted
  • Develop test plans and procedures
  • Perform verifications as described by test plans and procedures to ensure products meet requirements
  • Analyze and interpret test data
  • Prepare technical reports for production, sales, and/or customer consumption
  • Perform initial debug of failed test items and collaborate with technical personnel to resolve issues or characterize defects

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or similar or an Associate’s degree with two or more years of relevant professional experience
  • Understanding of circuit theory and analysis
  • Familiarity with various types of testing equipment (e.g., oscilloscopes, analyzers, multimeters)
  • Familiarity with designing for test
  • Knowledge of electronic assemblies and computer functionality
  • Familiarity with Linux is a plus
  • Prior experience with embedded systems is a plus
  • Familiarity with Bash scripting, Python, or similar programming languages is preferred

Compensation and Benefits

Extreme Engineering Solutions offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits, including:

  • No-deductible, low-copay group health and dental insurance (90% employer paid)
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance (100% employer paid)
  • Paid time off, plus eight paid holidays a year
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) contribution
  • Participation in the employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)

X-ES also takes a casual, small-business approach to company culture. At our state-of-the-art office and manufacturing facility located in Madison’s growing tech corridor, there’s no formal dress code, flexible scheduling, and dedicated personal workspaces. Our employees kick back at regular company events and enjoy lunches from local pizza places and food carts. At X-ES, we strive to offer a comfortable, relaxed environment for our employees to do their best work.

About X-ES

When “rugged enough” isn’t rugged enough for embedded computing systems, industry leaders in the military, aerospace, industrial, and commercial sectors turn to Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES). Because we strive to be the premier provider of mission-critical embedded products while delivering exceptional levels of customer and employee satisfaction, we hire strong contributors and give them space to thrive. As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees both drive and directly benefit from our success. Together, we meticulously design and build products that stand up to some of the most extreme conditions on the planet.

Extreme Engineering Solutions is located in the Madison, WI area. The company designs and manufactures rugged embedded computing solutions for a variety of applications. For more information, visit www.xes-inc.com.

Extreme Engineering Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by law.

All X-ES job postings and application procedures are posted in compliance with Section 39.08 of the Madison General Ordinances.

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