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Senior Test Station Software Engineer

Company: Draper Labs
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Test Station Software Engineer

Job Location

US-FL-St. Petersburg

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Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now Equal Employment OpportunityDraper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact


The Contested Environment Test Solutions group is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to develop and support software for the testing of inertial navigation sensors and their components. The ideal candidate will have significant experience using LabVIEW to develop software for test stations. They will be responsible for supporting existing LabVIEW-based test stations and developing new test stations as-needed. This role offers participation in cutting edge technologies for a variety of specialized and unique applications within contested environments, such as radiation or GPS-denied environments.

The candidate will be expected to work effectively both independently and with cross-functional, multi-site teams. This is primarily an on-site role, with some flexibility for a hybrid work arrangement.


Required QualificationsThe ideal candidate will have either a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 7 years of experience, or a Master's degree with a minimum of 4 years of experience. Required skills include:

Experience with commercial test instrumentation such as data acquisition modules, National Instruments (NI) PCI/PXI systems, real-time embedded controllers and communication devices, LabVIEW, diagnostics, and troubleshootingExperience with integration and test of HW and SW elements and electronics based
components and subassemblies (breadboard HW, test equipment, etc.)Strong written and oral communication skills with test plans and results through technical report writing and presentationsAbility to participate in some travel to off-site locations will be required, less than 15%, typically less than one week in duration Preferred:
  • NI CLA or CLD certificationProficient in documentation and data analysis techniques with software such as python, MATLAB, JMP, or similar
  • Experience working with laboratory data acquisition systems such as digital multimeters, spectrum analyzers, signal generators, and oscilloscopesSystems engineering experience writing and implementing a variety of items such as Design Verification Testing, Acceptance Test Procedures, Performance Verification Testing, Formal Qualification Testing, Interface Control Documents, Design Specifications, Software or Hardware Test Reports, and Software or Hardware Test Procedures This applicant must be able to obtain a Security Clearance which requires US citizenship. #LI-MF1

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