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Project Engineer

Dripping Springs, TX


  • The Project Engineer is responsible for the development and implementation of requirements and specifications of projects across entire system design for products.
  • They are responsible for design development and implementation of custom software/hardware used to control automated testing systems.
  • They develop the documentation required to build and reproduce the design.
  • This position also involves system integration and troubleshooting, interfacing with customers, and occasionally providing on-site support of delivered systems as necessary.


  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Work habits should include attention to detail, commitment to meeting project schedules, as well as a desire to continually take on new and challenging tasks.
  • Lead all technical aspects of test and measurement systems from project conception to completion in coordination with the System Engineer.
  • Interprets all aspects of the system design architecture and how each requirement is met by the design. Understands the underlying design steps required to implement the design (design a filter, specify mechanical assembly requirements etc.). Develop the documentation required to build and reproduce the design.
  • Defines how each assembly will be verified: Starts with the conceptual Acceptance Test Procedure. Adds all the detailed steps to make it ready to run (defines any software to be written, test cables to be assembled, fixtures to be fabricated etc). Defines the testing required to verify all subassemblies.
  • Quantifies and addresses the areas of risk: Determines what areas of the design involve risk. Comes up with and executes a strategy to minimize and deal with this risk.
  • Oversee the functional designs: Answer questions and provide clarification to the functional design teams for the design. Review the documentation to make sure it agrees with customer’s design specifications. Make sure all documentation is coherent and all pieces fit together as a project.
  • Provide direction, coordination, planning and organization to overall Engineering Design Team assigned to a specific project.
  • Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests from both customers and manufacturing.
  • Reviews and approves product specifications and customer user documentation for the product.
  • Understands how a system should be documented under HM standards. Know the process and all document deliverables for a system: Cables, chassis, circuit cards, mechanical assemblies, and software.
  • Analyze data, present test results and initiate system design changes as required for robustness and performance improvements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent engineering degree.
  • 5-10 years of applicable experience
  • Knowledge of IPC standards.
  • Knowledge of a high-level programming language, and circuit design and analysis required.
  • Engages with teams across different disciplines such as Electrical, Mechanical and Software Engineering.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Passion for learning about and working with test and measurement industry technologies.
  • Quickly learns applicable technology, systems and commercial off the shelf components.
  • Multitask between concurrent projects.
  • Listen attentively and grasp fast-paced technical conversation.
  • Desires to continually take on new and challenging tasks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and documentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Work effectively in a group development environment.
  • Strong work ethic and drive to succeed.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently and as part of a team.


  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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