Engineer: Test

Principal Engineer - Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

SRCTec, LLC is currently seeking a highly seasoned and product development-oriented principal engineer to join their Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME) team. Individuals who are passionate about ensuring products are developed and transitioned to manufacturing with a high degree of producibility best suited for this role.

This position is eligible for a Sign on Bonus based on experience and skill level.

SRCTec, LLC is a manufacturing and life cycle management company specializing in the cost-effective production of high-quality, high-reliability, advanced military electro-mechanical products. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of SRC, Inc., which is a not-for-profit research and development company with more than 65 years of experience in defense, environment, and intelligence. Together, SRC and SRCTec work with the customer for the best solution – not the bottom line – resulting in nationally significant, next-generation solutions that are supported throughout their full life cycle. For more information, visit

At SRC, we provide you the freedom and the resources to solve “impossible” problems in a collaborative work environment that integrates research, development, and manufacturing. We strive to proactively identify and eliminate barriers that prevent our employees’ full participation and are committed to ensuring an inclusive and equitable workplace for all our employees. When you join our team, you’ll be a part of something truly meaningful. You’ll join more than 1,300 engineers, scientists, and professionals — with 20 percent of those employees having served in the military — helping to keep America and its allies safe and strong. 

In return, you’ll enjoy an inclusive work environment, receive a competitive salary, and experience a comprehensive benefits package that includes four or more weeks of paid time off to start, 10 percent of an employee’s compensation contributed toward retirement, and 100 percent tuition support.


  • Apply advanced knowledge of engineering principles and concepts to the broad categories of product design, manufacturing & manufacturing test development, and validation/qualification challenges
  • Collaborate with product teams early in the development cycle to understand design intent and direction, and to ensure high levels of DFX are achieved, with an emphasis on DFT
  • Partner with R&D engineers to drive rigor in deriving appropriate and thorough manufacturing & manufacturing test requirements, and to ensure that production systems are aligned with the capability of the product
  • Architect test capabilities and systems based on an existing, common SRCTec platform while developing customized features and interfaces
  • Provide direct support to factory and sustaining personnel during new product transitions to volume manufacturing
  • Participate in multiple product manufacturing development efforts simultaneously and partner with various functional resources as required
  • Coach and mentor junior test engineers and less experienced staff in effective manufacturing and manufacturing test design practices and concepts
  • Support AME initiatives with wide business impact and help proliferate best practices across the entire SRC enterprise

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar field with 12+ years of related experience
  • Display strong interpersonal and communication skills with a collaborative, professional demeanor while interfacing with all levels of the enterprise
  • Maintain flexibility and stability in a constantly changing technical environment
  • Apply methodical and analytical problem-solving skills to challenging manufacturing and manufacturing test issues
  • Utilize skills in project management to ensure timely and complete execution of production development efforts

Preferred Skills

  • Subject matter expertise in DFX principles as part of new product development efforts and production transition initiatives, with an emphasis on DFT
  • Ability to translate fully or partially defined system requirements into robust manufacturing and manufacturing test solutions, in some cases where no precedent exists
  • Adept at collaborating with product development teams and promoting DFX principles to new product design efforts
  • Experience with printed circuit card assembly (PCA) thru system level functional test development (and everything in between)
  • Hands-on experience working with sensitive RF measurements and high-speed digital systems
  • Competent in LabVIEW and TestStand development environments
  • Exposure to Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approaches to product development

Total compensation for this role is market competitive. The anticipated salary range for this position based out of Syracuse, NY is estimated at $135,000 to $159,000 annually. The actual salary will vary based on applicant’s experience, skills, and abilities, geographic location as well as other business and organizational needs. SRC offers competitive benefit options, for more details please visit our website.

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Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

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  • Location Syracuse, New York
  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried
  • Experience Required 10+ Years
  • Education Required Bachelors Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement Must meet eligibility requirements
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