• Systems Test Lead (Sling and IoT)

    Location US-CO-Englewood
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  • Summary

    DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.


    Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.


    We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.


    Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Dish is adding a Test System Development Lead in the Global Manufacturing Department. The Senior Test Lead will focus on providing solutions to accelerate delivery, eliminate test escapes, minimize costs, and monitor systems to ensure quality products are delivered to our customers for the best value possible.


    As a Senior Test Engineer/Lead you will play an important role in ensuring that our testing efforts are some of the best in the world.  This is an exciting position as you will have the opportunity to influence the development of our newest products including our Sling media and IoT devices. 


    Your work will be instrumental in leading the efforts to develop and test each and every new feature for all the Dish products.  In this role you will have the opportunity to create the test processes and procedures in a very dynamic environment.



    • Designs, develops, and implements cost-effective methods of testing and troubleshooting automated test systems and the associated test equipment
    • RF design to support the cutting edge products that incorporate the latest wireless communications technologies.
    • Perform ATE qualification work in order to ensure successful production launch of test solutions
    • Measurement system analysis (GR&R)
    • Prepares test and diagnostic programs, designs test fixtures and completes specifications and procedures for new products
    • Plans the labor, schedules, and equipment required for testing and evaluating standard and special devices. Research and integrate industry best practices into team practices.
    • Implement automated test solutions to increase the test coverage of new and existing designs
    • Organize manufacturing testing to save money through intelligent test strategies by considering the manufactures yield levels, test capacity throughput, product design maturity, and field failures
    • Perform product validation testing for software and hardware.
    • Participate in defining test objectives, strategies, and standards working directly with Contract Manufacturers

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    The successful Test System Development Lead will have several of the requirements below:

    • BS or MS Degree, preferably in an Engineering discipline or other STEM related degree from a four year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • At least 5 years of experience working in a technical R & D or testing role.
    • At least 3 years of experience developing test solutions for various wireless technologies
    • At least 3 years of circuit board layout and design experience
    • At least 3 years of experience with test methodologies for Analog, Digital and RF Circuits
    • At least 5 years of experience writing in any of the following: C, C++, Python, Perl or other scripting languages
    • At least 3 years of experience with hardware lab equipment such as digital scope and logic analyzer

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with Robotics, Image Processing or Video Processing
    • Experience in validation testing of software and/or hardware used in the Satellite, Cable, Consumer Electronic or IPTV industry
    • Advanced understanding of consumer electronics design and manufacturing
    • Experience applying FMEA, Design of Experiments, 6s, ORT, and Lean Manufacturing techniques to improve the test validation process
    • Intermediate skills with LabVIEW and/or TestStand
    • Experience with Linux
    • Experience with 3D printing
    • Experience with CNC
    • Experience with PLC programming
    • Experience with Solid Works
    • Experience with Networking
    • Experience with Wireless protocols/RF
    • Experience with Hardware System Design and Architecture




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