Systems Test Engineer – MA – 0978

Our Massachusetts client is in need of a Systems Test Engineer that will test, install and run laser-based systems according to engineering instructions and technical manuals.  The Systems Test Engineer will be responsible for the setup, troubleshooting and testing of laser workstations including their electrical, mechanical, motion, optical, software, machine vision and laser sub systems. He will setup and operate laser workstations to meet both machine as well as laser process specifications. Works closely with Production, Applications, Engineering, Sales and Customers through final system acceptance and training with end customers.

This is a direct hire, salaried role in the Greater Boston area.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


  • Test and troubleshoot full range of machine technical sub systems including electrical, mechanical, motion, optical, software, machine vision and laser systems
  • Identify and solve machine hardware and software issues. Work with Production, Applications and Engineering teams on continuous improvement of the laser workstations including hardware, software and laser process optimization
  • Evaluate customer requirements for machine vision applications.  Identify camera, lighting, and optical recommendations for engineering on new customer systems
  • Setup custom software configurations utilizing proprietary software tools to meet customer needs.  Create and implement procedures and quality control documentation for system product lines
  • Setup, characterize and optimize laser workstations and laser process applications such as cutting, drilling and welding according to specifications
  • Write reports detailing system test data, as well as laser processes parameters and sample results
  • Perform Final Acceptance and Testing of laser workstations with end customers


  • Experience with Cognex vision systems software preferred
  • AS or BS Engineering degree preferred
  • Previous laser systems and industrial laser applications experience is preferred
  • Strong software background preferred
  • Previous CAD/CAM, CNC or robotic systems experience is preferred
  • Experience with PLC programming and troubleshooting a plus
  • Ability to read and follow written instructions and schematics
  • Data entry skills needed
  • Strong communication skills required for interaction within various groups
  • Work independently or as a team
  • Set up experiments and able to record data or measurements
  • Document all work with care and precision

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