Test Engineer III

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

Avidyne Corporation is a market-leader in the design and manufacture of advanced-capability avionics systems for general aviation aircraft. The company has set a new standard in pilot-friendly, easy-to-use products, with its full line of communication, navigation, flight displays, surveillance, and flight control systems. Avidyne is headquartered in Melbourne, FL, with facilities in Concord, MA and Westerville, OH.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Create test design documentation including test instructions, specifications, drawing, and verification plans
  • Create test requirement documentation including hardware test plans, block diagrams, and interconnect diagrams
  • Create test fixtures to support manual and automated testing of module and system level products
  • Perform operational checkout of systems under test and provide training to test and operations personnel
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing including hands-on debug of test systems
  • Review specifications and requirements and develop designs to best support them including cost as a key design variable
  • Conduct and participate in design reviews
  • Provide ECO Review, Coordination and Implementation tasks and validate changes to existing procedures and equipment
  • Perform DFT analysis of systems, subsystems, and printed circuit boards
  • Perform bring up, validation, and development of new test hardware equipment.
  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments
  • Work closely with design, software, firmware, test, and manufacturing teams.
  • Technical lead responsible for assigned technical activity and completion of assigned tasks on time and budget
  • Monitor yields and work continuously to improve production test processes by improving quality, manufacturability, delivery, and cost.
  • Has an understanding of Functional Test for both manual and automated test strategies.
  • Has an understanding of Reliability, Run-in, Burn-in, and Environmental Stress Screen (ESS) test techniques and strategies.
  • Communicate clearly and professionally (written and oral) with other company personnel and customers as required
  • Self-Starter with ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to effectively evaluate and train less experienced team members


  • BS Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 6 years engineering experience
  • 8 years equivalent experience in lieu of degree will be considered
  • In depth knowledge of NI LabVIEW working on large scale applications
  • Significant experience with a high-level programming language (C/C++, Python, basic, etc.)
  • Experience working with source control systems
  • Experience with Linux a plus
  • SolidWorks or AutoCAD experience
  • PCB Layout experience
  • Avionics experience


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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Avidyne provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, genetic information, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, family care status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability, medical condition, or with respect to any other protected class.