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Job Title:  Electronic Debug Technician

Location: 

Huntsville, AL, US, 35803

Business Unit:  Abaco Business Unit
Posting Date:  Nov 4, 2022
Job Description: 

Abaco Systems is looking for an Electronic Debug Technician to join our team here in Huntsville. We are looking for an individual who will focus on debugging electronic card assemblies. This position will work closely with several members of the Abaco organization to ensure that our products continue to be the best.

 

Company Overview

Abaco Systems is a global leader in commercial open architecture computing and rugged embedded electronics. With more than 30 years of experience in aerospace & defense, industrial, energy, medical, communications and other critical sectors, Abaco’s innovative solutions align with open standards to accelerate customer success.

Abaco Systems is a business unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2021 sales of more than $5.5 billion.

 

Job Profile Summary

Electronic Debug technicians are responsible for conducting board-level testing. Technicians will be responsible for evaluating trend data and driving root cause corrective action when needed.

 

Role Responsibilities:

    • Conduct functional Level Board Test utilizing software-controlled test platforms in MS Windows and Linux operating systems
    • Testing products utilizing the VME, VPX, or Compact PCI hardware platforms
    • Utilizing environmental chambers for board-level assembly and systems testing
    • Work on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues or making recommendations.
    • Utilizing in-system device programming tools such as Altera, Lattice or Xilinx
    • Debug electronic circuit card assemblies using engineering documents and boundary-scan tools (i.e. JTAG), specifically using Asset-InterTech hardware.
    • Meet daily and help manage Aged Work-In-Process (WIP)
    • Follow and enforce all Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) guidelines
    • Work as a team member evaluating trend data and drive root cause corrective action when needed
    • Using digital multi-meters to perform resistance and impedance measurements.
    • Testing copper or optical fiber networking products as well as RF circuit card assemblies
    • Performing basic hardware installation/removal tasks using screwdrivers or other small hand tools as may be required before and after testing.

 

Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma / GED
    • 3+ years’ experience testing electronic circuit card assemblies.
    • 1+ years’ experience reading technical documents and following procedures for testing electronic circuit card assemblies.
    • Ability to interpret schematics, component datasheets, and product manuals

 

Skills & Competencies:

    • Knowledge of Six-Sigma or Statistical Process Controls (SPC) training or equivalent Quality training.
    • Skilled in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Understanding of high-speed bus structures and power supply operational theory.
    • Familiarity testing RF circuit card assemblies

 

Abaco is a Department of Defense (DoD) supplier and as such employees may work with or be exposed to controlled information that may only be seen or handled by US citizens or qualified permanent residents.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit www.ametek.com for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.


Nearest Major Market: Huntsville