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Digital Design Test Engineer

Digital Design Test Engineer

Job Title: Digital Design Test Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 01/03/21
Reference: 897138_1611223910
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email: lauren@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: January 21, 2021 10:11

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Digital Design Test Engineer to join their team on a contract basis. Please note, you must have SC clearance in place for this role. This position will also fall inside IR35.


The main duty for the successful candidate will be towards the generation of test systems capable of carrying out both proof-of-design and performance tests within a world leading high-tech digital processor product business-line.


The digital processors designed are used in several of the most advanced telecommunication payloads currently in orbit, and the ability to test these complex systems relies on a wide understanding of both the RF and digital electronics that constitute the designs.


The candidate will be expected to work within product teams to capture design information, discuss and agree procedures for testing at all stages of assembly and ensure all work is sufficiently defined to allow accurate cost and scheduling data to be generated.


Responsibilities
*Software design and debug
*Automatic test procedure generation
*Hardware/software integration and debug
*Test validation and design proving
*Design and software control (versioning, documentation, technical reviews)
*Work efficiently within a dedicated test system design team
*Support of test activities leading to unit delivery


Skills/Experience Required
Essential
*Very strong background in software design and implementation, especially in the context of a test application
*Fluent in several software languages (e.g. C/C++, Python)
*Proven track-record in a product "design and test" business environment
*Understanding and practical application of RF test & measurement equipment (including the use of programming interfaces)
*Very strong background in software/hardware integration and debug
*Commitment to delivering technical reports as required by the project team.


Desirable
*Experience of working within a product manufacture and test domain
*Knowledge of digital electronics design and manufacture (schematic capture, PCB, FPGA/ASIC, power architecture)
*Knowledge of SQL and database applications


Other Information
Contract role
Duration: 6 months
Inside IR35
SC clearance

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens.


This is a contract role.


Keywords: software design, test, C/C++, Python, digital electronics, electronics

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.