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Automation Engineer

PEAK Technical Staffing USA
Santa Clara, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

PEAK is looking for an Automation Engineer for our client in San Jose, CA. This person needs to be local. This role would provide project leadership to San Jose design/service engineers as well as take on hands on role in our Test Engineering and Automation Engineering programs. This individual will also interface with the company design and program management team in our company headquarters.

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned engineer in automation and tool development from concept to tool build. The key to success in this role includes the electrical design of complex capital equipment on accelerated schedules creating multiple production worthy prototypes every year. You will work collaboratively with customers, program managers, mechanical and software engineers, and manufacturing through the entire new product development lifecycle.


  • Provide technical leadership and hands on design and troubleshooting for diverse range of capital equipment
  • Provide multiple roles as needed from design, implementation, and commissioning to sales and service support.
  • Write and collaborate on detailed requirements, design, and other documentation with overseas engineering teams


  • BS in related engineering field
  • 3+ years developing automation and test equipment
  • Strong experience in multiple platforms (PLC, PC, Robots, Microcontrollers)
  • Background in multiple programming environments (C++, C#, Objective-C, Control Logix)
  • Experience in automation best practices
  • Experience with automation vision systems
  • Strong oral, written, and presentation communications skills
  • Ability to produce results independently while tightly coordinating efforts with multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to lead and direct multiple engineer team members
  • Ability to work with customers


  • Experience with micro control-based test equipment
  • BS + 3 years/MS in related discipline
  • Capable of speaking/understanding Mandarin is a plus
Company Description

PEAK Technical Staffing USA


Santa Clara, CA