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Job ID: 49052

Development and Test Engineer 
Our client is seeking a talented Development and Test Engineer to join our Product Development team. This is a “DevOps” style position focused on efficiency and accuracy in the production of their hardware and solutions.

What it takes: You have in-depth experience in operating systems (Windows, VMware ESXi, Linux) and writing code to automate and test these systems. You are an expert in troubleshooting complex hardware and software issues. You approach problems no one has yet encountered, with a solution-oriented mindset and a track record of success.

This position involves working hands-on to develop internal products with a tight-knit, cross-functional engineering team in Portland office.  We’re developing solutions to enable compute and communications functions in tactical/man-portable form-factors that were previously only possible in the datacenter. Our products are used by military, emergency response and forward-looking commercial enterprises worldwide.

Develop and implement procedures/scripts for configuration and testing of internal hardware and systems.
Integration, test and troubleshooting of hardware, software and networking for internal products.
Ability to write and create documents and procedures for internal and external users.
Produce and support hardware/software systems for Marketing, Sales, and End Customers.
Responsible for quality levels maintained in internal products.
Performance requires physical attendance.
Other duties as assigned.

United States Citizenship required.
BS Computer Science or equivalent experience.
5+ Years software, test or system engineering industry experience required.
Professional experience writing code to automate IT functions using Python.
Experience with multi-threaded programing and best-practices.
Experience with Microsoft Windows and Windows Server required.
Experience with PC hardware and troubleshooting required.
Experience with VMware Vsphere (ESXi) and Linux strongly desired.
Experience with PowerShell is a desired.
Experience with Ansible is desired.
Hands-On Experience with IP Networking and Networking Devices (Switches, Routers and Firewalls) is desired.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Independent Professional that can perform job assignment with limited supervision.
Ability to lift and carry 35 pounds of test equipment at least 40 feet.
Accuracy and attention to detail and quality orientation a must.
Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 

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