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Lead Production Test Engineer

Progeny Systems Corporation
Canonsburg, PA 15317
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Progeny Systems Corporation

Progeny Systems Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Location: US-PA-Canonsburg
Category: Engineering

Job Description

The Progeny Systems Production Department is seeking a senior level test engineer/manager to lead and support the Torpedo Systems Program. The Test group is comprised of Test Engineers and Test Technicians whose overall responsibility is to ensure that all product meet or exceed the functional test requirements outlined in its associated test documentation and/or test plans. Test Engineering support of ongoing and future development efforts are also provided.

Key Job Tasks/ Responsibilities
  1. Troubleshoot components and systems, including conducting predictive analysis and calculations.
  2. Support Failure Analysis Corrective Action Report (FACAR) reporting to effectively resolve production and product issues. This includes troubleshooting issues, providing component and system level analysis, and performing root cause analysis for a given issue from the technical perspective; reporting for and supporting peer review of findings and proposed resolutions.
  3. Developing custom test equipment, test systems, test stands as required to achieve testability and throughput needs while improving overall test coverage at the lowest levels of assembly.
  4. Drafting and maintaining product documentation (including procedures, drawings, etc.).
  5. Develop technical presentations, recommendations, and written communications to explain technical issues to program management and the Navy customer team.
  6. Work with the Test Manager to plan, schedule, allocate, monitor, and level resources for required torpedo production and development test support
  7. Ensuring an orderly and disciplined transition from development test activities to production in a relatively low volume, high complexity environment.
  8. Promoting lessons learned from practice related experience. Develop knowledge base for troubleshooting guides to be used by test technicians.
  9. Maintain oversight of test systems; coordination of preventive maintenance, calibration, upgrades and required system certifications.
  10. Coordinate, set up and implement standard operating procedures for production operations.
  11. Ensure compliance with prescribed ISO and QMS processes.
  12. Ensure compliance with product-specific and customer specific requirements and practices.
  13. Maintain a working technical knowledge of all product and associated manufacturing processes.
  14. Cultivate a culture of high expectations in quality, safety, teamwork, transparency and morale.



1. B.S. (or higher) degree in Electrical Engineering or a related technical field (or equivalent experience) is required.

2. Greater than 5-7 years engineering experience required.

3. Minimum 5 years of experience in a relevant leadership role within manufacturing environment.

4. Minimum 10 years test engineering experience required.

5. Demonstrated ability to set priorities, identify and address problems, meet deadlines and stay within cost/schedule/performance targets.

6. Ability to lead, motivate and manage personnel; prior management/leadership experience is preferred.

This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.


If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at hr@progeny.net or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

- United States Navy

- United States Air Force

- United States Army

- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)


Posted: 2022-05-28 Expires: 2022-06-29

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