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Actalent Lab Technician in Seattle, Washington


As a Lab / Product Testing Engineer, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to test and develop testing procedures and methodologies. You will work closely with design engineers to define testing parameters and drive test execution. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment.

To succeed, you will be an expert in the following:

  • Researching, designing, setting up and managing multiple tests simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

  • Able to document and communicate findings directly to engineers and through detailed reports.

  • Learning new skills quickly to meet the changing needs of our customers.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Basic qualifications:

  • Experience working in Hardware Reliability Testing, Environmental Testing, Aerospace Testing or related field to include HALT, Temperature/Humidity Testing, Temperature Cycling, Shock, Drop, Vibration, Salt Fog/Spray, UV Exposure etc.

  • Experience using and debugging PowerShell scripts

  • Experience in designing experiments to measure and collect test data using accelerometers, thermocouples, strain gauges etc.

  • Understanding of basic electric/electronic theory including the ability to do basic wiring/cable installation and electric troubleshooting.

  • Experience in the set up and use of electrical/electronic test equipment such as digital multi-meters, dataloggers, oscilloscopes, etc.

  • Experience in writing test reports

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to work in a cross functional team and accommodate flexible loading

  • Experience with Failure Analysis and sample preparation such as mechanical cross-sectioning.

  • Demonstrated ability to research and identify required specifications.

  • Demonstrated ability to read schematics and circuit drawings.

  • Experience in designing/developing automated testing systems.

  • Proficiency in Office, Labview, Matlab, a scripting/programming environment (e.g. VBA, Python, C#, Perl), JMP, or Minitab

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email ( for other accommodation options.