SkyStream Test Engineer (Six month contract)

Department: Engineering
Location: 710 North Drive - Melbourne, FL 32934

Skystream LLC is a leading developer of Airborne Internet Equipment for the general aviation (GA) industry. We design and manufacture innov ative and easy-to-use in-flight entertainment systems. Skystream is uniquely focused developing in-flight entertainment systems that make flying more enjoyable for pilots and their passengers. Skystream LLC is headquartered in Melbourne, Florida along the Space Coast.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to work for a world-class leader at the heart of innovation in general aviation.

Skystream is seeking a highly motivated Test Engineer to work out of the Melbourne, Florida facility as a contractor for a six month period (possibly longer).


  • Design and create test processes including software applications, test fixtures and procedures to support manual and automated testing of module and system level products.
  • Define standardized test setups for testing of products.
  • Review, capture and implement test requirements from Engineering.
  • Assist with the smooth transition of products from design into the manufacturing environment.
  • Participate in Engineering Design for Test (DFT) and Design for Manufacturing (DFM) reviews.
  • Provide ECO review, coordination and implementation tasks and validate changes to existing test procedures and equipment.
  • Monitor yields and participate in statistical process control analysis and continuous improvement activities.
  • Resolve technical problems that effect quality, manufacturability, delivery and costs.
  • Provide training, direction, and support for manufacturing test technicians and operators.
  • Prepare system for and assist in DO-160 testing.

Management Expectations:

  • Work closely with the Manufacturing and Test Manager on day-to-day project activities and problem resolution.
  • Work effectively with company Engineering organizations.
  • Identify potential technical issues and suggest resolutions.
  • Demonstrate strict attention to detail and accuracy of work products.
  • The candidate must be highly motivated, self directed, proactive, and be able to communicate efficiently and interact positively in a team environment.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • B.S. Degree in applicable engineering or science field preferred, however candidates with relevant equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a test environment.
  • Experience using LabVIEW test development environment.
  • Analog, Digital, and RF knowledge.
  • Familiarity with MATLAB development a plus.
  • Familiarity with environmental testing a plus.
  • Avionics or aviation backgrounds a plus.
  • DO-160 testing experience highly desirable.
  • Good organizational and technical documentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.



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