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Systems Verification Lab Technician (2022-5081)

Posted on: June 7, 2022
Machine Technician (2021 4256)
  • Full Time
  • Brookings, SD
  • July 31, 2022

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Honest. Helpful. Humble.

Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

This is an opportunity to join the Daktronics Systems Verification Lab team!

What is the purpose of the Systems Verification Lab?

Daktronics display and control systems are known for world class quality and reliability. The Systems Verification Lab puts these systems through a series of automated and manual tests to ensure they meet the customer’s expectations and our standards. Testing includes operating the equipment much like an end user, testing different versions of software, firmware, and hardware against other equipment in the system, EMI screening, and taking measurements utilizing oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers.

What does the ideal candidate look like?

The ideal candidate will work across teams to negotiate requirements and timelines, while keeping the big picture in mind. They should have a firm understanding of how to utilize electronic lab test equipment (i.e. oscilloscopes, multi meters) and enjoy working with software, firmware, and hardware to identify inconsistencies in its behavior.

What will work look like for me?

Learn and utilize test equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and time domain reflectometers to evaluate and provide feedback to designers on release candidates.
Run automated and manual test cases on software release candidates in a timely manner.
Utilize EMI chamber to evaluate components and systems.
Read and understand electronic schematics.
Perform, document, improve and create manual, exploratory and scripted testing for systems including software, firmware, and hardware.
Perform routine Printed Circuit Assembly (PCA) modifications using soldering irons and heat guns.
Contribute your expertise to foster and build up institutional knowledge and practices within our Communities of Practice (CoP).
Work with cross-functional teams including Software/Firmware, FPGA/Logic, PCB, Hardware, and others.
Investigate and troubleshoot customer issues as escalated by Daktronics Technical Services.
Setup equipment to test customer scenarios to help Technical Services and Design Teams (both remote and local).
Work with Daktronics personnel to answer questions and resolve problems.
Complete quality work in a timely manner.
Perform other projects and duties as needed.
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
Associate degree in computer, electronics, or technical related major. Enrolled in two- or four-year technical program and equivalent work experience may be considered.
Minimum 6 months experience troubleshooting electronic equipment/systems with preference towards Daktronics products and systems.
Possess strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
Demonstrated ability to take responsibility and learn quickly.
Demonstrated ability to adapt to change and maintain composure.
Ability to work effectively in a team as well as individually.
Physical requirements include the ability to:Lift and carry up to 45 pounds.
Distinguish and identify wire colors.
Work with odors (solder/coating).
Maintain hand-eye coordination.
Fluent in English, written and verbal.
Ability to meet all workplace safety requirements, which includes following safety protocols related to COVID-19.
Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or citizenship status. 

To apply for this job please visit careers-daktronics.icims.com.