Senior Test Design/Development Engineer

Senior Test Design/Development Engineer

Job Title: Senior Test Design/Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894360_1516902195
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 25, 2018 17:43

Job Description

Senior Test Design/Development Engineer
My client is looking for an experienced Test Design Engineer to join their team. They are a provider of high integrity control products for aerospace, military vehicle and soldier applications. They are a specialist business located across the world, that design, manufacture, supply and support electronic and electromechanical systems, sub-systems and products for defence, security, cyber, transport, energy and aerospace applications.
-To effectively support the engineering manager as required, to support bids and projects
-To support and maintain all test equipment within the manufacturing organisation
-To support the preparation and updating of project plans for assigned projects
-Ensure adequate constructive challenge is presented in design reviews to identify and help mitigate any key issues
-Responsible for assisting project leaders to deliver, attending project review meetings as required
-Prepare reports where required for internal and external use
-Keep up to date with new developments within the market place to ensure the company remains at the cutting edge
-Prepare and deliver presentations as required
-Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures to ensure accreditation requirements are consistently met
-Be prepared to travel to support current and future products on customers sites around the world.
Key Skills and Experience
-Good experience of test engineering and test equipment design in aerospace
-Conversant with test equipment design, analysis, and test techniques for complex electronic systems
-Sound analytical and problem-solving skills
-Able to suggest and applying practical and economic solutions to any problems encountered
-Able to communicate succinctly and accurately on most technical issues and schemes with internal and external customers and the team
Exposure and experience with most of the following is required:
-Test equipment design (automated and manual)
-Analogue & Digital interface circuit design
-Mechanical aspects of electronic design
-Electrical wiring
-ATE racks grounding
-ATE racks thermal management
-Power supplies specifications and operation
-EMI/Lightning filtering and signal protection techniques
-PXI/PCI test equipment technology
-Instrument control methods (GPIB, RS232, USB, Ethernet)
-Software development (C, LabView, TestStand, HTBasic, CVI)
-Embedded software development
-PC/Windows literacy
-Position - Test Design/Development Engineer - Permanent
-Location - Cambridge
-Salary - Negotiable depending on experience
Key Words - Test, Design, Development, Analogue, Digital, ATE, EMI, Embedded, TestStand, LabView, Electronic, Electrical
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. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level
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.
This is a Permanent Position

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