VIVA USA Inc Engineering Technician in Waterloo, Iowa

Req Ref No: JNIAET11 Location: Waterloo, IA Duration: 60.0 months



Develops and evaluates new technologies or methods (mechanics, hydraulics, algorithms, software, etc.) Plans and executes engineering work for product validation and verification of significant parts of major projects or complete projects with well defined objectives. Responsible for problem identification and resolution, corrective action tracking, reliability analysis and verification/validation test plan development. Is a member of a product/project team. Provides guidance on test procedures to engineers and support personnel.


Designs, schedules and performs field and/or lab tests to validate new product designs. Analyzes complex test data, draws conclusions and summarizes reports, acting as liaison between the Product Verification & Validation (PV&V) dept and product engineering. Performs analyses of customer data (i.e. warranty, Dealer Technical Assistance Center (DTAC), customer satisfaction surveys, Early Detection Problem Resolution (EDPR)). Plans and performs analytical and experimental work to obtain undefined operating loads and/or develop new test procedures. Gives work direction to test operators. Assists in developing and coordinating changes to product definition documents. Coordinates problem identification activities and tracks corrective action progress. Specific Position Requirements

Entry level; recent BS degree in Computer Science, or similar would be appropriate. We do not want to target people that are "overqualified", so we'd prefer not to see MS degree candidates. The primary responsibility for this position will be to build, review, and release engine software updates, working through the standardized engine software release process. Additional responsibilities will include executing software testing and verification, either manual or automated, as well as support of projects and tasks that are being led by other engineers. Automated and Manual testing.

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.