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Battery Test Engineer

Teledyne Technologies

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Sparks, MD
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Company Overview

Launch your career with Teledyne Energy Systems, Inc. a technology leader in the fields of electrolytic, thermoelectric, custom battery design & manufacturing, and fuel cell systems.  We offer innovative solutions and proven technologies for space, energy, military and aviation customers around the globe.

 

Teledyne is seeking a hands-on Battery Test Engineer to join our team that tests Lithium-Ion cells & battery systems for electrical performance, environmental susceptibility, and hazardous conditions.

 

As a supplier of products and engineering services for demanding land, Subsea and space applications (including the Mars Curiosity rover power system), we offer exciting opportunities for energetic, self-motivated individuals looking for an extraordinary new career.

 

What we offer: 

  • Exciting opportunity to grow your career
  • Competitive Salaries
  • An employee focused culture
  • Flexible schedules that support work/life balance
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • 401k with match
  • Stock purchasing options
  • Employee Wellness Stipend
  • Tuition reimbursement and opportunities to upskill

Position Summary and Responsibilities

What you will be doing:

  • Electrically test lithium-ion battery cells using Maccor cycling equipment
  • Write scripts to control cycling equipment using Build Test software
  • Record data and track tests using database applications
  • Collect, organize, process, and analyze large quantities of cell test data to evaluate performance
  • Summarize data in test reports
  • Monitor equipment for malfunctions
  • Take advantage of growth opportunities by learning skills from more experienced engineers such as: data mining using Visual Basic® for Applications, environmental testing (shock, vibration, thermal, etc.), hazardous conditions testing (short circuit, overcharge, over-discharge, etc.), and mission critical application simulations

Qualifications

What you bring to the table:

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Science
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and analytical
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft® Office products, specifically Excel®
  • Excellent record keeping skills
  • U.S. Citizenship required for government clearance and or data/software access

 

Nice to Have:

  • 3 or more years battery test experience
  • Maccor or equivalent battery test equipment use
  • Macro construction experience with Visual Basic® for Applications