Engineering Lab Technician Lead

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AMERGINT’S engineering team is looking for a hardware and software Lab Technician/Lead to build and maintain the labs and infrastructure used by our hardware (HW) and software (SW) development, test, research, and product development teams. The Lead will continually evolve and improve the lab capabilities crucial for the continued growth of AMERGINT and the mission-critical solutions we deliver for U.S. Space initiatives. The Lead will work closely with internal groups to define, scope, plan, and execute critical shared lab requirements and needs. If you are interested in working in an expanding HW and SW lab environment—which is leveraged in every AMERGINT delivery—and helping your fellow engineers be more productive, this role is for you!

This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO.

Core Responsibilities

  • Organize, inventory, and track tools, systems, cables, workbenches, racks, and storage of mission-critical systems
  • Collaboratively define and prioritize lab projects and tasks
  • Maintain safe and clean lab(s)
  • Initiate purchases of lab equipment; maintain contact with vendors to determine availability and cost to meet the needs of the team on time
  • Work with HW and SW teams to forecast when new lab capabilities will be required so changes can be made prior to causing project delays
  • Maintain a lab budget and track the amount spent vs. the approved budget
  • Continuously improve, adapt, and grow lab capabilities
  • Be responsible for the multiple labs at AMERGINT
  • Work with the facilities team to help plan for growth and lab infrastructure additions

Required Skills

 

  • Associates of Science or attending school for Computer Science or Electrical Engineering is a plus
  • At least 5+ years of work related experience
  • Extremely organized, thorough, and detail-oriented
  • Propensity to understand and properly maintain test equipment (VNA, O-Scope, Spec A, Sig Gen, BER) 
  • Experience with the Linux Operating System, including installation, setup, and troubleshooting of networks and servers
  • Experience with version control tools, such as SVN 
  • Passion for fostering good engineering practices and processes 
  • Willingness to learn new technology, techniques, and approaches 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365
  • Ability to obtain required training and security certifications
  • May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Preferred Skills

  • Understanding of how SW/FW/HW are interconnected a plus
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence, or similar tools, is a plus
  • Knowledge of Python, Bash, and Ansible scripting is a plus

What We Offer

  • Colorado Pay Range From: $45,000 to $75,000 annually
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Paid company holidays, sick time, and maternity/paternity leave
  • Company paid medical and dental insurance
  • Employer contributions to 401k
  • Health reimbursement account (HRA)
  • Company funded health savings account (HSA)
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Life insurance, AD&D, and accident insurance
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Stipends for cell phone and home internet
  • Tuition/professional development assistance
  • Employee discounts from company partners
  • Onsite gym
  • Annual bonus eligibility (based on company performance)