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IDEX Electrical Test Engineer in Columbus, Ohio

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.


Perform product design verification and validation tests to reduce design related field product failures and issues. To provide vital reliability/durability feedback/guidance as part of a multidiscipline team in the product change/design process. Verify that electrical/electronic/software requirements are properly met against the product specification and results are documented to ensure that reliability, and cost requirements are achieved.

REPORTS TO (Title) : Sr. Manager, Electronics Reliability and Validation


  • Product design validation and reliability testing.

  • Test method development/improvement.

  • Functional test plan creation.

  • Generate detailed reports of testing activity.

  • Work with cross functional disciplines to identify failure modes and countermeasures.

  • Test fixture design, fabrication, maintenance, and repair.

  • Provide support to other business functions (production, customer tech support).

  • Software testing.

  • Evaluation of market returns for root cause failure analysis.

  • Selection of alternate electronic components to support manufacturing.


  • Experience with Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP) development steps including Design Failure Mode Effects Analysis (DFMEA), design reviews, and design validation.

  • Knowledge of industry standards such as Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and ISO standards is preferred.

  • Excellent problem solving, documentation, and record keeping skills.

  • Familiarity with automotive EMC testing requirements (SAE, CE, FCC Part 15)

  • Experience with vehicle communication networks (CAN, J1939, J1708) is a plus.

  • Demonstrated experience with laboratory test equipment (oscilloscope, logic analyzer, spectrum analyzer, ESD simulator, vehicle transient generator)

  • Experience with Thermal Chamber operation a plus.

  • Experience with Electrical Transient testing a plus.

  • Experience with Salt Chamber operation a plus.

  • Soldering skills a plus.

  • Experience with system level testing of software based products is a plus.

  • Knowledge of test tracking tools (Dev Ops, Jira, etc.) a plus.

  • Experience with Source Control tools such as Subversion a plus.


  • BSEE, BSET or significant technical background combined with work experience.

  • Engineering degree strongly preferred.

  • Certified Software Tester certification is a plus.


  • The employee is frequently required to walk and use hands to handle or feel. The employee is regularly required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to twenty-five pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate typical of an office with occasional work requiring hearing and eye protection.

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Job Family: Engineering

Business Unit: Akron Brass

Job Segment: FSD Fire & Safety/Diversified Products