Senior Test Engineer

4-6 years
a month ago
Job Description

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary


As a Test Engineer for our Global Reliability Test Center, you'll be responsible for conducting Test based Verification and Validation of the System Requirements on our new products. The systems can range from Guided Vehicles (AGVs), Remotely Operated Vehicles/Vessels (ROVs), Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) or similar Electro-mechanical systems and various sub-systems or components to these systems like Batteries, Electrical hardware etc. You'll be designing and implementing tests to ensure that the Systems/Robots are reliable for field usage. In addition to solving key reliability issues, you'll have the opportunity to develop test infrastructure that will accelerate the pace of engineering development and validation for the robot.

Duties & Responsibilities



Works on cross-disciplinary projects including software, mechanical, electrical, etc.

Define the strategy, set the requirements, conduct the tests, and interpret the results. Constantly refine the process focusing on completeness and timely execution.

Organize the Design Verification Tests (DVT) for any new electronics or product lines.

oDefine all tests to be run, refers to applicable test standards

oDetermine all the key equipment required to run the tests

oDetermine the hardware required for testing

oOrganize the tests to move the greatest technical risks earlier in the design cycle

oOptimize the tests to minimize the calendar time required to complete the entire test suite

oPredetermine pass/fail criteria and document them before tests are run

oFully document each test procedure

oEvaluate results and make recommendations for follow-through

oOrganize review sessions with experts when results are unclear or need additional interpretation

Organize and complete reliability testing, such as ALT, HALT, HASS and other screening tests designed to find weak points in the design and engineer more robust solutions. Identify and investigate any test equipment anomalies and offer/implement solutions.

Engineer will be involved in reading and implementing battery test standards while testing batteries.

Write protocols to support testing objectives under direction and in collaboration with Design, Quality and HSE teams.

Process change orders and controlled document releases and revisions.

Perform research on emerging and new process and methodologies in support of continuous improvement. Keep abreast of industry trends and issues.

Perform all other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Liaise with external research agencies/vendors or Institutes as on need basis

Demonstrates high level of initiative to accomplish individual objectives assigned as well as team goals

Work towards individual goals aligned with department and organizational objectives

Comply to organizational HR policies and procedures

Understand and adhere to organizational HSE policies and practices

Supervisory Responsibilities

Reporting Relationship

Senior Manager - Robotics and Automation




. Post Graduation (Master degree) in Electrical Engineering, or Electronics & Communication, or equivalent degree with minimum four years of relevant industry experience, OR

. Graduation (Bachelor degree) in Electrical Engineering, or Electronics & Communication, or equivalent degree with minimum six years of relevant industry experience


Hands-on experience with Electronic equipment, PCB and Battery testing with report delivery.

Hands on experience with use of sensors like RTDs, encoders, limit sensors etc. and sensor interface circuits

Hands on experience in Motor Drives and Power Electronics is desirable

Good verbal and written English communication skills

Knowledge of operating with Data Acquisition system and software like Labview, Python etc.

Knowledge of MATLAB and/or any other simulation tool would be an advantage

Knowledge in Electro-Mechanical, Hydraulic and CAD drawings is necessary

Strong background in mathematics and/or statistics is highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

An individual should demonstrate following competencies & qualities to be able to perform this role successfully:

-Communication skills

-Teamwork & Interpersonal skills

-Analytical, problem solving & decision making skills

-Organizing & planning skills

-Mentoring skills

-Leadership abilities

Closing Statement

Working Conditions

This position is considered OFFICE WORK which is characterized as follows.

Almost exclusively indoors during the day and occasionally at night

Occasional exposure to airborne dust in the workplace

Work surface is stable (flat)

Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered LIGHT work.




Lift up to 20 pounds

Climbing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching

Lift up to 10 pounds


Repetitive movements of arms and hands

Sit with back supported




Battery testing
Data Acquisition system
CAD drawings
Electronics & Communication
limit sensors
simulation tool

Oceaneering International, Inc. is a subsea engineering and applied technology company based in Houston, Texas, U.S. that provides engineered services and hardware to customers who operate in marine, space, and other environments.

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