2017-74 Design Test Engineer

Koam Engineering Systems, Inc. (KES Inc.) is an employee owned small business specializing in technology innovation and systems integration by combining innovative products and reliable engineering services. Headquartered in San Diego, California and with offices in Gig Harbor, WA KES provides services globally in systems engineering & technical assistance, requirements analysis, software design & development, systems integration & testing, independent verification & validation, and operational & logistic support.


Position Summary:

The Design/Test Engineer will perform activities including design, research, prototyping, engineering documentation, estimating and process improvement. The Design/Test Engineer collaborate with design/purchasing and shop/assembly teams on design projects. This an excellent opportunity to work in a friendly work environment with a team that is dedicated and passionate about craftsmanship and innovation.


-Use specialized software to create models and drawings of products.

-Research new materials and methods of development.

-Organize and maintain existing engineering records.

-Construct prototypes and confirm designs with design/purchasing team.

-Perform physical testing on engineering prototypes.

-Ensure components and assemblies adhere to applicable industry and business standards.

-Program Test and Evaluation duties, including test witnessing, data analysis, data recording and reporting.

-Support test execution, track test articles, record and analyze data, support deficiency reporting and resolution, and write test reports.

-Review and support sell-off of Requirements Verification Plans for system-level specifications.

-Plan and review test and verification resources to include modelling and simulation activities and test equipment needed to support test and verification.

-Prepare and execute required verification, validation, and accreditation plans for test assets.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Bachelors in EE or other related field; Master’s in same &/or EE Schools or Certs in Comms or NARTE.

6 yrs recent C4ISR or other relevant EE experience in design, builds, installation, test, document and recommending corrective actions.

At KES, we offer a comprehensive and valuable benefits program to our employees and their families some of these benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Customizable Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Prevailing Wage Plan (Retirement Plan)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - (Discretionary Plan)
  • Education Assistance
  • Paid Time Off

Since 1995, KES continues to foster the entrepreneurial spirit of a growing small business that focuses on the needs of its customers and employees and serves to provide a rewarding and challenging career.  KES offers a competitive salary and full range of benefits. KES, Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.