Principal Test Engineer

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
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Regular Full-Time


At Geeks and Nerds, your achievements directly contribute to GaN’s success.  As an employee owned company, your innovative solutions to unique problems will make the team grow. We want you to be a part of our success, helping not only grow your career, but expanding our horizons to new opportunities leading to future success. 


GaN has a need for an experienced Principal Test Engineer to support programs on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Individual will be responsible for the planning, execution, supervision, reporting (written) and presentation (oral) at the Program Manager Level test certification results on Avionics (Navigation and Communication) equipment
  • Individual must be able to use 1553 and ARINC 429/743 test equipment and to identify sources for additional assets as required to complete analysis of signal fidelity and message non-repudiation. 
  • Individual must be able to complete analysis in comparison to predicted results and succinctly communicate those results. 
  • The working environment is office internal and travel is less than 10%. 
  • The desired experience is from circuit and circuit card through to LRU testing and the ability to articulate coding requirements for monitoring taps and feeds interfaces to the resident software code developer.



  • Bachelors degree in a STEM related field and 9 years of experience


  • System testing experience in laboratory, manufacturing, development environment, or field certification testing in the qualification of parts, assemblies and units
  • Experience developing Test Plans and Procedures to demonstrate repeatability at the circuit to circuit; Line Replaceable Unit (LRU); and Systems Integration Laboratory (SIL) platform level
  • Experience developing automated test scripts for test programs
  • Experience producing Test Reports in customer formats
  • Ability to successfully complete tasks with minimal direction both working as an individual contributor as well as a team member
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Experience using MS Office products including: MS Project, Excel, Powerpoint, and Word at an intermediate level



Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.


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