SW Test Engineer

Wireless Validation/Certification Engineer

We at Cisco’s RF Center of Excellence in Richfield, Ohio are looking for a Wireless Engineer with a focus on Wi-Fi Certification and Validation.

The Wireless Certification Design, Validation and Testing team is involved in the entire Wi-Fi Generational Lifecycle – from helping define and drive industry wide Wi-Fi Certification Standards through participation in the Wi-Fi Alliance to the end stage validation of these standards in our products to ensure the top-notch performance, quality, and reliability our customers expect and rely on. As a part of the Wireless Team at Ohio, you will also have a chance to learn and explore various other facets of cutting-edge Wi-Fi Technologies – both HW and SW – from some knowledgeable, industry leading peers.

Cisco’s team at our RF Center of excellence has been responsible for industry leading Access Point Platforms for over a decade. You will be surrounded by a phenomenal team of engineers with a vast knowledge base, providing you a fantastic opportunity to learn, and for us to learn from you!

What You’ll Do

  • Build, configure, and maintain relevant Wi-Fi Alliance Test Setup’s once final test plans, setups and standards are published
    • This will involve working with different wireless chipsets, tools, and platforms including various Linux distributions (Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, etc.)
  • Work on internal and external validation of the Catalyst and Meraki Access Point Portfolio stack against published Wi-Fi Alliance Standards and Test Plans
    • This will also involve designing, modifying, and maintaining automation to create a more streamlined validation process
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to debug and fix any issues found during the validation process
    • This will involve extensive work with Wireshark and other network analysis tools, and involve developing an understanding of IEEE 802.11 protocols and Wi-Fi Alliance Standards
  • Communicate and co-ordinate with stakeholders, both internal and external to help align and push priorities, both internally, and at standards bodies
  • Have an opportunity to help monitor, define, and drive industry wide Wi-Fi Certification Standards through participation in Wi-Fi Alliance Task Groups.
    • This will involve monitoring, designing, and developing test plans for new Wi-Fi Alliance Standards (Generational Wi-Fi, Security and Optimization Standards)

Who You Are

  • BS degree with 3+ years of experience in wireless technologies OR MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering OR
  • Exposure to and some knowledge of IEEE 802.11/ Wi-Fi Alliance standards and protocols is preferred.
  • Familiarity with wireless traffic generation/analysis tools such as Wireshark and Iperf is preferred.
  • Knowledge of, or experience with scripting using Python, TCL, etc. is preferred.
  • Experience working with multiple OS platforms such as Windows, Linux and MacOS is preferred.
  • Knowledge of other wireless technologies such as 802.15.4 protocols is a plus, but not required

This position is in Richfield OH.

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com



Mechanical Engineer

Job description

We are looking for a motivated mechanical design engineer that will mainly be responsible from carrying out various types of engineering works on Cisco hardware development. Responsibilities for this position include but not limited to:

  • Working closely with the engineering teams to design test matrices and schedule resources/hardware/software.
  • Deliver practical solutions and concepts during brainstorming sessions.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge in manufacturing/part tolerances, and tolerance loop analysis.
  • Regularly review and provide feedback during PCBA development process using DXF/IDF exchange. Designing PCBs, stand-alone chassis, modular chassis, and hot-pluggable modules
  • Perform detailed MCAD product layout studies to ensure project objectives are met and work on the detail fabrication drawings (sheet-metal, plastic, cable, labels, etc.) and assembly drawings required for project prototype release

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum Qualifications BSME in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of experience in a product development and/or qualification environment.
  • Must have PTC’s Creo based design experience with 2+ years.
  • Efficiently design sheet metal, plastic, labels, and machined parts using Creo
  • Must possess in-depth knowledge of mechanical principles and of product development, including prototyping and high-volume manufacturing.
  • Team player with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Prefer to have experience in Telecom industry

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

Lab Technician

BE or Diploma in Electronics & Communication or Electrical Engineering with 3-5 years’ experience in Telecom products lab operations, Equipment handling and Logistic coordination.

The candidate is required to work with and support the development teams working on HW development and be responsible for prototype shipment and logistics coordination between different teams. The candidate is also responsible for providing support to HW teams in bring-up, debug, upgrading and for unit and system level test activities.

Candidate should have following skills

  • Shipping and Receiving of Prototype Hardware
  • Inventory management through asset tagging, verification and tracking of prototypes, test equipment, cables & optics
  • End to End logistics co-ordination for shipments across different geography
  • Hands-on experience in Telecom products test set up & configuration
  • Troubleshooting & diagnostic methodology, Debugging hardware
  • Defining tests, setting up, and working with laboratory tools (multimeters, oscilloscopes,  etc.) .
  • Performs physical installation of equipment like modems, hubs, routers, switches, multiplexers, equipment racks, line cards etc.
  • Co-ordinate equipment repair and lab maintenance activities
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

 Following skill will be added advantage

  • Knowledge of fundamental hardware blocks & subsystems
  • Basic PCB testing & board bring up activities
  • Ability to read schematics and PCB layouts

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com




Lab Support Technician/Test Automation Engineer

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Lab Technician/Test Automation Engineer to support the Quality hardware lab. The position requires excellent soldering and assembly skills as well as a working knowledge of standard digital and RF test equipment. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, able to multitask several projects, able to read schematics and PCB layout files, collaborate with engineers to perform DVT testing of Meraki products, generate and review test reports, schedule regular equipment calibration, and maintain the lab. Proficiency with Excel and Word is a must. The ability to automate test verification is a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Build and Assemble Test Fixtures

Soldering and Assembling

Perform Digital and RF Verification Tests

Read Schematics and PCB Layout Files

Measure Voltage, Current, and Signal Integrity

Perform Functional PCB Testing

Perform System Level Testing

Perform Reliability/Stress Testing

Review/Create Test Reports

Breadboard Circuits

Repair/Modify Printed Circuit Boards and Equipment

Monitor and Track Product Performance

Monitor and Track Lab Equipment Inventory

Monitor and Track Equipment Calibration

Work with Facilities to Set Up and Maintain Lab

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

Hardware Design Engineer

Experience in designing with x86 and/or ARM processors

Experience in designing with DDR3/DDR4 memory, PCIe gen1/gen2, SATA, USB.

Extensive experience in designing Ethernet (10/100/1000Mbps/10GE) and serial interfaces like I2C, SPI, UART, RS232, etc

Experience in high-speed board design/signal integrity and power distribution is critical.

Experience in using high-speed scopes and logic analyzers

Experience in schematic capture tools like ConceptHDL

Experience designing Xilinx or Intel/Altera FPGAs or CPLDs using Verilog

Self-motivation, teamwork and strong communication skills are critical

Experience in using circuit simulation tools like hyperlynx, spice is a plus.

At a minimum, we expect you to have a BSEE or MSEE with 6+ years of experience in hardware board design and development.

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com


RMA Coordinator

Founded in 1999, and headquartered in Fremont, California, PTEC Solutions is an ISO 9001:2015 certified manufacturing company specializing in precision machining, electro-mechanical box build, cable and harness manufacturing, fiber optics assembly customization, and printed circuit board design. We have worked with arrays of clients in the industries of defense, semi-conductor, consumer products, network and telecommunications, and medical advancement. We service our diverse customers from 3 facility locations worldwide – California and Texas in the U.S. and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Our goal is to provide excellent services and quality products to our customers, and to support their business demand ranging from low volume rapid prototyping need to high volume production requirement.

We are currently seeking an RMA Coordinator to join our team in Fremont, California. The ideal candidate is customer focused, able to follow processes, willing to take on additional tasks, and able to resolve issues independently while working well with different departments.


  • Respond to customer requests for material returns, investigate and disseminate details and RMA numbers
  • Receive customer product returns and perform failure analysis
  • Verify whether a part has physical damage or functional failure, and determine the root cause of a defect
  • Assess and determine work instructions that are required to bring the assembly to the final revision
  • Diagnose issue and determine next actions that need to be taken
  • Enter analysis findings in RMA Database and maintain data in RMA Log
  • Work closely with Customer Service, Purchasing, Quality and Engineering to release rework orders, allocate materials needed for rework/repair
  • Coordinate rework order cost estimation with Quoting
  • Interact with manufacturing teams and planner for rework/repair status and ship date confirmation
  • Coordinate with purchasing and warehouse personnel for stock purge of defective parts to be returned to vendor
  • Communicate technical issues to customers and inform them of the rework/repair status
  • Responsible for monthly reporting of receipts, work-in-process, shipments and cycle time
  • Identity urgent demand and backorder, and evaluate their urgency for work prioritization
  • Resolve receiving and shipping problems and work with accounting on invoicing/credit memo issues
  • Track and identify failure trends that may impact customer service, and implement improvement plans and solutions
  • Review and update process documentation as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education, Work Experience & Job Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree, associate degree in relevant fields, or proven related experience
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment with dynamic requirements and priorities
  • Attention to detail, organized, and committed to managing issues through resolution
  • Must be team player and highly motivated with ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Knowledge with MS Word, MS Excel and Outlook is necessary
  • Manufacturing, planning, quality and statistical background would be useful
  • Warranty administration experience would be beneficial
  • Experience with ERP system is a plus

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

Project Assistant Manager

Managing the Program/Project Manager’s calendar Maintaining office calendars and sending out reminders of AR’s needed for upcoming meetings

Provides analytical support to assist program management on special projects.

Research issues, analyzes problems, compiles data, and prepares reports.

Managing online resources

Processing payments for vendors and suppliers, assistance with purchase req’s

Scheduling and attending staff meetings, taking minutes – sending reminders for AR’s

Responding to emails and answering calls, referring emails to appropriate staff and follow up

Compiling and sending bulk mailings proofreading and making copies or scanning of documents into PDF

Assisting in the planning and overseeing significant events assisting in managing the budget for special and routine events

Making reservations for various off-site business meetings

Acting as a liaison between departments such as finance, WPR, security etc.

Reserving equipment and conference rooms for presentations and in-office meetings

On-line Travel bookings as needed and assistance with expense reports.

Skills and Experience:

Knowledge of Mac/Windows desktop computer applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, WebEx, Concur. Strong communication skills written and verbal, willingness to learn,attention to detail and the maturity to handle confidential information. Ability to work independently but know when to ask questions and seek clarification. Resourceful and good problem-solving skills are a must.

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

System Validation Engineer

In this highly viable role as a System Validation Engineering:

Perform System level DVT for Rack server based on Intel/AMD process

Coordinate and contribute to engineering deliverables including specifications and test plans

Familiar I2C & SPI interface debugger and protocol analyzer (PCIe protocol a plus)

Support cross functional team with GPU / 3rd Party Network / Fiber-Channel PCIe cards validation and test plan

Scripting, Develop, Conduct and document Server system level validation tests

Prioritize and translate high level requirements into actionable milestones

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com

PTEC expanded new CNC machines

PTEC Solutions Inc., the contract manufacturer specializing in precision machining, electro-mechanical box build, cable and harness manufacturing, and fiber optics assembly customization, with facilities in both California and Texas, has invested in new equipment and expanded its capabilities, driven by a combination of the ramp-up of existing business and new business opportunities.

The high-performance CNC Horizontal Machining Center and Vertical Machining Center that we have newly acquired, among other start-of the-art modern machining methods we possess, will further enhance our unrivalled expertise in machining precision components. The new acquisition will lead to productivity improvements and open up more possibilities to meet our customers’ need for rapid prototyping or production parts.

PTEC Solutions Inc.
48633 Warm Springs Blvd
Fremont CA. 94539
Email: sales@ptecsolutions.com

PTEC Solutions Inc.
22932 Elkana Deanne Lane
Katy TX. 77449

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Description:

Run regression, manual and automation test, check report, work with developer on issue reproduction.

– Routine QA tasks including but not limited to bug tracking, issue isolating, debug script creating, image building,

– running diagnostic test,  OIR test, manual & automation

– Understanding python, Sonic commands. network knowledge, basic system network setup, test equipment setup and familiar with traffic generator.

– running and create test cases and scripts to cover new features

– Understanding of HW components such as CPU, ASIC, MEM, FPGA, OPTIC, PSU

– Strong knowledge of Linux in user level

Work location: San Jose

Worktype: On-site Only

Qualified candidates should send their resume and application to: hr@ptecsolutions.com