Test Equipment Design Engineer

Test Equipment Design Engineer

Job Title: Test Equipment Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895682_1552402620
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 12, 2019 14:57

Job Description

Test Equipment Design Engineer
My client is looking for an experienced Test Equipment Design Engineer to join the team. You will be working in a state-of-the-art complex, surrounded by advanced technologies and innovative individuals. This is an interesting role offering variety, skills development, an excellent salary and corporate benefits package.
The Role
-Leadership of the design activities for highly skilled teams often working on leading edge Test Equipment products from conception through to customer support.
-Working at the boundary of Hardware, Software, Manufacturing and Project Teams
-Task planning and cost estimating
-Quality management of TE design process and the TE Product
-Test Equipment hardware/software integration and proving of the Test Equipment against the Unit Under Test.
-Delivery and support of the required technical solution to the customer.
Key Skills & Experience
-Ideally degree qualified in a relevant electronics / electrical discipline
-Significant and proven experience in similar roles, preferably in the automotive, aerospace or defence industries.
-Substantial demonstrable experience of designing manual, semi-automated and fully computerised ATE [Automatic Test Equipment] using COTS and / or custom special to type based equipment.
-A broad technical knowledge of Test Equipment architecture definitions, embracing Electronic, Mechanical and Software disciplines.
-Excellent problem-solving skills.
-A good understanding of the design processes and best practices necessary to support the design and development lifecycle.
-Excellent verbal communication, negotiation and influencing skills
-The capability to write clear and concise engineering documentation.
-Familiarity of software languages and tools used in Automated Test Equipment (i.e. National Instruments CVI / LabView / Test Stand, MS Visual C++, C etc.)
-Pro-activity, motivation, ability and tenacity to deliver a quality product on time and to cost.
-Position - Test Equipment Design Engineer - Permanent
-Location - Hertfordshire
-Salary - £40000 - £48000 DOE
Key Words - Test, Equipment, Design, Engineer, Electronics, Electrical. COTS, ATE, Automated Test Equipment, C++, C, CVI, LabView, Test Stand, MS Visual, Mechanical, Software, NI, National Instruments
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

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