Job Title:  Electronic Test Technician


Huntsville, AL, US, 35803

Business Unit:  Abaco Business Unit
Posting Date:  Sep 18, 2023
Job Description: 

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 Test technicians are responsible for conducting board-level testing. Test Technicians will be responsible for evaluating trend data as they test assemblies for feedback to the manufacturing team.. 


Job Description:

 Abaco Systems is looking for an Electronic Test Technician to join our team here in Huntsville. We are looking for an individual who will focus on testing 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.


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 temperature board-level testing.

  • Work on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues or making recommendations.

  • Utilizing on board device programming tools such as Altera, Lattice or Xilinx.

  • Meet daily and help manage Aged Work-In-Process (WIP). 

  • Follow and enforce all Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) guidelines.

  • 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.



  • High School Diploma / GED

  • 2+ years’ experience testing electronic circuit card assemblies.

  • Technical School degree preferred.


Skills & Competencies: 

  • Experience working with electronic equipment.
  • Ability to understand and follow engineering test procedures.
  • Ability to follow plans and instruction.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task as allowable.
  • Communication Skills 


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. 


Salary Minimum:  Market
Salary Maximum:  Market
Incentive:  No

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

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 is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit 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