Test & Field Functional Engineer

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As part of his duties, the test and validation functional engineer is responsible for analyzing the disfunction on the Train in the customer site,  preparing the test procedures, planning it, troubleshoot and fix this disfunction.  Location is in San Francisco, CA.



  • Participates in the establishment of test plans (Analysis of disfonctionment, test specifications & Development of test procedures/test cases)
  • Performs instrumentation and analyzes in order to diagnose functional or programming problems on vehicles during testing (Execution of test requirements, procedures or test cases,  Basic failure analysis & Test Problem Report (TPR) tool usage and support to collect and analyse test failures in the decided tool)
  • Process the raw data
  • Technical support at reporting level and failure analysis
  • Writes test reports according to company standards
  • Participate in the review and writing of test procedures (Documentation of the results within test protocols and test reports & Support engineering in failure reporting and analysis)
  • Performs validation tests on vehicles with resolution of the failure



  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent (Mechanical or electrical) with relevant experience


  • Train Knowledge of the different Fuctional systems of a train
  • Fluent in English is required
  • Great autonomy, resourcefulness and sense of initiative
  • Very good ability to write reports in English
  • Rigor in the planning and monitoring of actions to carry out the tests and resolve the problems encountered
  • Very good problem solving and root cause research
  • Knowledge of a data acquisition system
  • Ability to analyze and resolve data collection problems
  • Notions on instrument calibration
  • Knowledge of the Suite, Advanced Excel level
  • Good written and oral communication skills;
  • Good problem-solving skills


  • 2 years of Experience in Testing Railway Functional System is considered
  • Relevant experience in the rail transportation environment

What do I need before I apply

The candidate will need to be able to read and interpret Electical schematik and modify Software program if necessary


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