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IDEX Electrical Engineer- Test in Ocala, Florida

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.

This position requires support of validation testing of new and existing products across the Fire & Safety product line. The engineer will work with multiple engineering disciplines to ensure products meet functional and reliability requirements for mission-critical applications. The successful candidate will perform a combination of hands-on testing as well as trouble shooting, procedure development, quality, and project management activities.


  • Establish test plans to validate new/modified designs or benchmark existing designs.

  • Carry out testing activities which could include software functionality (embedded and customer-configured), electrical performance, and environmental testing.

  • Coordinate 3rd party compliance testing.

  • Develop and implement fixtures and test equipment to carry out product reliability testing and production testing.

  • Trouble shooting and problem solving of new and existing products (root cause analysis).

  • Interface with engineering, R&D, product management, quality, manufacturing, outside suppliers, and customers.

  • Analyze requirements and test results and propose solutions.

  • Research alternative methods, component substitutes, designs, processes, or materials (sustaining engineering support).

  • Respond to internal or external technical problems and pursue to resolution.

  • Produce documentation in the form of detailed technical reports as well as summary presentations including photos and graphical representation of data.

  • Generate novel and practical solutions to a variety of problems.


  • Possess a working knowledge of automotive APQP requirements (DFMEA, DVPR, 8D, 3L5Y).

  • Ability to problem-solve and perform structured root cause analysis.

  • Possess a general knowledge of software development and methods of validating software functionality.

  • Familiar with electrical circuit design best practices

  • Familiar with ARM based microcontrollers.

  • Ability to interpret schematics and use laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, electrical transient generator, ESD test equipment, RF test equipment and more.

  • Circuit design experience with microprocessors, switching power supplies, analog signal conditioning, and DC motor drives.

  • Ability to analyze data and identify design or quality issues.

  • Accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent communications skills.

  • Superior ability to produce creative solutions in a fast paced, cross functional, multi-tasking environment.

  • Experience with the following technologies desirable: Wi-Fi, USB, NFC, J1939, CAN, RS-485, SAE, CE, wireless communications, high side and low side drivers

  • Experience with UL, FCC, e-Mark, LoRa product certification is a plus.

  • Altium Schematic Capture and PCB Layout Experience is a plus.

  • Embedded coding of test fixture experience is a plus.


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent 4-year technical degree/experience with progressive varied engineering experience with an emphasis on product validation.

  • 10 years of experience in electronics design and validation

  • Experience with products used in automotive market containing electronics and software.

  • Experience in industrial products is a plus

  • Hands-on experience solving product issues with new and existing designs.

  • Multi-tasking and project management experience.

  • Experience analyzing data and calculating failure rates and statistical reliability performance.

  • Experience with problem solving tools such as a 3 Legged 5 Why and Root Cause Countermeasure.


  • 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. Some testing may involve stationary vehicles such as a Fire Truck or Ambulance. 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).

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Job Family: Engineering

Business Unit: Hale