Manikandan R

Manikandan R

Test development engineer

Work History

Work History
May 2011 - Jan 2015

Assistant Manager

IKA – Laboratory, Analytical and Processing Technology

● Understand firmware requirements,schematics and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) layout of product. ● Develop test plans, test procedures to evaluate the product hardware and firmware. ● Develop PCB functional test adapter and deploy in manufacturing facility. ● Develop test equipment for production testing and End of line testing of Assembled products. ● Develop test software to measure, calibrate, log and analyse data using LabVIEW. ● Analyse test data create test reports and report significant failures to R & D.

Mar 2008 - May 2011

Associate Consultant

Siemens IT Solutions & Services Pvt Ltd

● Work with a geographically distributed test team and Software Developers in scrum teams to define process and criteria for creating automated tests & tools. ● Understand firmware requirements and derive Test Plans and Test Procedures to verify and validate firmware functionality. ● Develop automated test hardware and software that will confirm that firmware meet the requirements and specifications. ● Develop LabVIEW based testing tools and protocol level simulators to support the software team. ● Responsible for developing and executing suites of automation test plans and test cases, evaluation of test cases for inclusion in regression, automation for newly integrated features. ● Involved in system testing and Integration testing of Vehicle data recorder and Digital tachograph.

Jan 2005 - Mar 2008

Project Engineer

National Aerospace Laboratories

● Work in Smart Materials and Structures Laboratory which is a R & D facility for development of adaptive structural technologies using Shape Memory Alloys at the advanced composites division.

● Responsible to develop instrumentation and data acquisition & control setups for Lab Models of futuristic application.

● Develop electronic systems for actuation and control of shape memory alloy based aerospace structures such as rudders and control surface.

● Develop automated test rigs to study the characteristics of shape memory alloys

● Develop test Hardware using NI DAQ Hardware and test software using LabVIEW.


Jan 2001 - Jan 2005

Bachelor's Degree

Anna University
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Jan 1999 - Jan 2001

High School

RSK Higher Secondary School



Start Deutsch A2 (Goethe-Zertifikat A2)

Certified Tester Foundation Level

Certified LabVIEW Developer

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