System Design QA Engineer (Hardware Testing)

    • Depends on Experience

    • Contract: W2, Independent


    • Hardware Testing
    • electronic modules

    Job Description

    ClientSolv Technologies is an IT solution firm with over a decade of experience serving Fortune 1000 companies, public sector and small to medium sized companies. ClientSolv Technologies is a woman-owned and operated company that is certified as a WMBE, 8a firm by the Federal government's Small Business Administration.


    Job Description

    We are seeking a System Design Quality Assurance Engineer for a contract (with the option to go permanent/full-time hire) in Germantown, MD.  

    In this role, you will perform Reliability predictions using tools such as Sherlock and PTC Windchill Relex and validate using “hands-on” physical test labs and Physics of Failures techniques (primarily on modems & antennas).  You will participate in the development of electronic modules, IP & LTE based geostationary and low earth orbit satellite electronic transports, microwave transceivers, and networking equipment used in high-reliability aviation markets. This includes participating in contract requirements review, design, development, production readiness, deployment, and field reliability tracking.

    Working with the Concurrent Engineering product development teams, you will: 

    • Determine Service Design Margin – Characterize performance beyond the specification limits and specified operational & survival environments.
    • HALT plan design, perform testing, and analyze results
    • Calculate acceleration factors from known industry models and extrapolate test results to equivalent life under normalized use conditions.
    • Perform root cause failure analysis and corrective actions to the designs/development processes
    • Generate system problem reports and work closely with HW/SW Engineering to resolve
    • Publish written reports of results and make Ship Authorization recommendations.


    • BS Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Network Engineering.
    • 10 years + of experience in hardware testing including the following: basic circuit, RF and digital HW design practices, Reliability Prediction, Accelerated Life Testing, SW development tools for Lab automation such as LabView, RF/Microwave Operation and Design, Internet Protocol test tools such as AXIA IX Load, Spirent Avalanche & Landslide, iPerf, SamKnows.

    Additional Information

    This 6 + month contract (with the option to extend or go permanent/full-time hire) will work onsite in Germantown, MD.