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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Engineering Technician in Boise, Idaho

This Engineering Technician will support the engineering team in hardware and systems development by designing and building test equipment, building prototypes, debugging electrical circuits, executing test plans at both component and system level and documenting test results. The technician will work closely with mechanical, electrical, and system engineers on the autonomy team to develop and validate new radar solutions for heavy vehicle and off-road applications.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and build mechanical and electrical fixtures for radar calibration, characterization, and system test

  • Execute radar calibration/characterization with clear and accessible documentation of results

  • Execute radar field testing including both fixed and on-vehicle test setups

  • Execute microwave testing on radar systems including spectrum analysis, target simulation, and interference testing

  • Build antenna and module prototypes for both customer and internal use

  • Develop test data collection, fixtures, and reporting methods for radar validation testing

  • Execute electrical and mechanical product validation testing per customer standards

  • Conduct electrical and mechanical failure analysis based on test results

  • Detailed technical reporting of test and sample build results

  • Maintain and continuously improve radar lab equipment, tools, and supplies

  • Work closely with engineers and other technicians to execute product development

  • Experience / Qualifications:

  • College degree with 4-6 years experience or at least 6 years equivalent work experience as an engineering technician

  • Experience with setup of custom data acquisition and electrical tests

  • Experience with electrical and mechanical failure analysis

  • Experience executing validation testing per customer engineering standards

  • Working knowledge of all common electronic test equipment such as function generators, power supplies, and oscilloscopes

  • Ability to work in a team of numerous individuals in a fast paced and dynamic environment and be flexible and able to move from a given assigned task to another assigned task on short notice

  • Strong written and verbal technical communication skills

Desired Background and Skills:

  • Experience using LabView, Matlab, or Arduino for custom test and measurement setups

  • Experience designing fixtures and prototypes in SolidWorks

  • Experience with machining and prototype fabrication



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Our vision is to be a world leader in mission-critical sensing and electrical protection while satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, efficiency and a clean environment and being a partner, employer and neighbor of choice. Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Click here to find out more about our Future Focus (

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