Job Categories:
Remote with occassional trips to site (KS)
Estimated Start Date
2 weeks upon offer
Estimated Duration of Work
Long Term

Nuclear Test Engineer

Work Location: REMOTE with as-needed trips to the KS office (Estimated ~1 week per month)
Pay Rate: Not Defined / need Candidate’s requested rate – option for contract or direct w/ company benefits

Position Details/Scope of Work: We are seeking a Nuclear Test Engineer to join our Innovation team to support the future development of advanced nuclear reactor control, monitoring and safety systems.


  • Partner with System Design Engineer to research, design and implement FPGA-based solutions
  • Develop and implement hardware and firmware tests
  • Review FPGA-based digital signal processing systems
  • Provide hands-on troubleshooting and feedback to design team
  • Prepare and execute test plans and test procedures for various system development lifecycle phases
  • Prepare test requirement traceability matrices
  • Analyzing the costs and risks of system test activities
  • Ensuring systems meet customer and design requirements


  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Electrical Engineering or a related technical degree highly desired
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience testing digital designs under a prescribed quality assurance program
  • Working knowledge of IEEE standards and NRC regulations governing safety-related system design
  • Experience working on successful major nuclear system development projects is highly desirable
  • Experience working within a Nuclear Quality program
  • Actual technical experience and working knowledge in design, plant systems, and/or technical analysis with small modular reactors, advanced high-temperature sodium fast and molten salt reactor technologies, high-temperature gas reactors and HALEU or high-enriched research and test reactor fuel is desirable
  • Proven ability to create real and positive change, think creatively and respond rapidly to changing priorities and customer needs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MS Project)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, projects, competing priorities and tight deadlines simultaneously while maintaining quality and accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and accuracy
  • Must be willing and able to travel as needed; up to 50% of the time
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Physical Requirements: Standard requirements to work in an office environment

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Primary Contact

Erika Roden