Topcon

  • System Specialist

    Requisition ID
    2018-2964
    Experience Level
    Specialist
    Industry
    Agriculture & Construction
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
    US-CA-Livermore
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, USA (topconpositioning.com). Topcon Positioning Group designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.  To  learn more about Topcon career opportunities go to  www.topconcareers.com.

     

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    To perform and support system validation for products and solution related to GeoPositioning applications.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Engage and work closely with Product Management, Engineering, & other cross-functional teams to create standard system test plans and procedures focusing on marketing requirements, use cases and end user experience for global markets.
    • Perform system validation testing on solution and to report results of those testing using current and new tools and process.
    • Collect all the necessary data to support system testing, and to archive detailed test reports including test method, data and results for discussion and use in future.
    • Generate detailed bug reports, and in some cases need to help diagnose root cause
    • Collaborate with other test teams (verification, AIT and Beta etc.) throughout the company to make sure solution and user’s interests are addressed.
    • Support existing products, troubleshoot reported issues, and function as a product expert interfacing with various teams within the company.
    • Coordinate with team of highly skilled system and product specialist, test managers for reporting performance, progress and requirements for more effective system testing.

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a science or engineering discipline with 5+ years of related experience.
    • Prior experience in a positioning/mapping/surveying industry or related field and/or combined with a degree in Geomatics/mapping discipline will be preferred.
    • Direct work experience with Topcon and/or similar systems and technology.
    • Application/solution experience related to core products, Agriculture, GNSS/GIS, Construction, or Survey markets is a plus.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

     

    • Hands-on product and technical experience in the TPS domains, along with business fundamentals.
    • Must be a self-starter, determining own direction to meet team’s objectives.
    • Must be flexible and adapt easily to changes in product plans and job priorities.
    • Ability to create, analyze and present system testing metrics utilizing data generated from various positioning sensors (Optical, GNSS, INS, Imaging, LiDar etc.).
    • Previous development experience for scripting using MATLAB/R/Python is a plus.
    • Problem solving skills through critical analysis and reasoning will be required of this role.

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