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Senior Test Engineer

Senior Test Engineer

Job Title: Senior Test Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Industry:
Salary: £29440 - £36800 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895441_1546528088
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email: marc@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: January 03, 2019 15:08

Job Description

Senior Test Engineer
My client is looking for a Senior Test Engineer to join their team. They are world leaders in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide
Purpose of the position
-To be capable of electronic fault diagnosis down to component level
-To provide advanced level test related expertise.
-To undertake complex technical investigations.
-Be capable of analysing, improving and implementing test strategies.
Responsibilities
-To work with a 'Programme Development 'team during development of new products to ensure that adequate test related features (Design for Test), economical test strategy and support tooling is provided.
-To develop and produce new procedures and strategies for testing and fault diagnosis so ensuring that both development and current production equipment is being tested and diagnosed in an efficient and economical manner.
-To gain an understanding of the principle of operation of the system/aircraft architecture within which specific products operate. This will assist in testing and fault diagnosis of development and production prime equipment to component level.
-Be able to interface with sub-contractors and customers in own field of expertise and if required support technical investigations upon customer sites.
-To be capable of mentoring/supervising the activities of a small group of test engineers.
-To prioritise own work and that of allocated test engineers to achieve agreed programme schedules and produce associated reports and metrics.
Skills, Abilities & Experience
-Ideally, the applicant should possess a higher qualification such as degree or HNC/HND in electronics or a related field.
-Ideally, they should have a minimum of 5 years' experience in a test environment diagnosing complex electronic equipment.
-Excellent Technical ability with a good knowledge of micro-processors, CPLDs etc.
- Knowledge of LabView or equivalent would be a definite advantage
-An understanding of 'Lean Principles'
-To be able to work within a 5S environment
Overview
-Position - Senior Test Engineer - Permanent
-Location - Hastings
-Salary - £29440 - £36800
Key Words - Test, Design, Micro-processors, Lean, 5S, CPLD, Electronic, Labview, Fault Diagnosis, Analysis
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.

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