Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a professional, innovative and detailed individual for our Test Engineer. If you are looking for an opportunity to work on the state of the art digital relays that protect and control the electrical power system then this position is for you!


Develop and review functional tests.

Create testing scripts and automated tests as required.

Design and implement test setups and hardware modifications.

Conduct tests per the test plan using programs and script files provided.

Document, analyze and communicate test results using spreadsheets, database programs and automated test software.

Participate in the test planning process.

Mentor technicians in firmware testing.

Contribute to improving test methods and tools.

Create. Understand. Simplify.

Other duties as assigned.


B.S. Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent software/firmware test experience

Knowledge of firmware testing methods and tools

Excellent knowledge of test equipment and tools

Experience with Javascript, Python, and/or Perl

Experience with testing equipment such as Omicron, multimeters and/or protocol analyzers

Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills
Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
Background check results satisfactory to SEL
Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with computer programs such as Excel

Experience in Automated Software Testing

Practical knowledge of 3-phase power systems

Knowledge of SEL products and their applications

Experience in serial (RS232/RS485) and/or Ethernet communications.

Knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality Standard

Location Information

Pullman, WA- SELs corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.

An Award Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

Communication with Applicants

SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of rsum or CV submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicate future position updates via e-mail.

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.

SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide. Our mission is simple: to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.


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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Pullman, WA 99163

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