Hardware Test Engineer (Contract)

Location: San Francisco, CA

Department: PCH Lime Lab

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Experienced

About PCH Lime Lab

PCH Lime Lab is the product design and engineering division of PCH. Our passion is making, our expertise is engineering. We take on the most sophisticated design engineering challenges, where no detail is too small and each project is unique. PCH works with the world’s most innovative brands, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, guiding product creation through all phases – from opportunity, concept, design engineering and development, to packaging, manufacturing and the customer experience. 


About the role

You will be conducting tests carried out in a hardware and software environment to verify the behavior of the complete integrated system to evaluate the system's compliance with its specified requirement. Test Engineers are involved from early product development phase to mass production.



  • Formulate a risk-based test plan for the whole development phase starting from product design and development to mass production.  
  • Key contributor in writing product requirements document (PRD and defining test and certification  metrics that the product is required to meet.
  • Execute the test plan and provide reports.
  • Should be familiar with Agile environment


Required Skills

  • Proficient in writing code/scripts to test systems
  • Programming experience in Python, C, C++, C#
  • Able to debug issues and make changes and push the git
  • Have hands-on knowledge on bench top equipment’s like Oscilloscope, power supplies.


Key Attributes

  • Extremely Organized and Detail Oriented
  • Strong Debug Skills – Electronics Hardware and Software debugging, Data Acquisitions, Oscilloscope, power supplies
  • Scripting Languages – Python or Perl etc.
  • Been in the high volume production environment – Knows what it takes to ship products.
  • Show perseverance in problem solving
  • Good communication skills – written and oral
  • Client facing experience
  • Good with analyzing data and derive meaningful metric


Big Plus

  • EMI/EMC to 10 GHz Testing and Review
  • Audio Design & Testing



  • BS Degree in EE or CE
  • 6+ years of experience in product development and a test automation environment
  • Cross Functional knowhow - EE, FW, RF, ME
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