Test Equipment Software Engineer

Test Equipment Software Engineer

Job Title: Test Equipment Software Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895361_1542879235
Contact Name: Desi Koleva
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 22, 2018 09:33

Job Description

Test Equipment Software Engineer

Do you have Software development and testing experience in particular automated testing?

Are you looking for a long-term contract work at the moment? This is a great new opportunity to join a successful well-known company, we are looking for a number of Test Equipment Software Engineers to join their existing team for 12 months.

Main day to day duties

Working as part of a small team of test equipment software engineers, the candidate will provide software support for existing automation of test equipment software including fault finding and software updates. The work will include working in the electrical labs as part of the software development. They will also be expected to produce/contribute to associated documentation as and when required.

Reporting to the software technical leader, the candidate shall be expected to be pro-active and able to work both on their own with minimal supervision. Equally they shall also be able to work within an overall team environment when inevitable co-operation is required.

Key Skills and competencies

Key Activities:

*Authoring and modification of new/existing test equipment software within a Production environment.
*Configuration control of software source artefacts.
*Production of associated software documentation.
*Production of software baselines as part of the software release process.
*Software/Hardware integration.
*Close collaboration with hardware engineers to joint work on and solve technical issues.
*Planning of own day to day activities.

Essential responsibilities:

*Producing test equipment software within a production environment.
*Production of software documentation to company standards.
*Configuration control of software artefact and documentation.
*Working to cost and schedule as determined by the project management.
*Tracking and reporting (to tech lead) of task progress including the identification of any risks and suggesting suitable risk mitigation.

Desired characteristics:

*Formal Software Release process
*Team lead experience / technical leadership
*Exposure to full software lifecycle

Qualifications / Requirements:

*Ability to pro-actively work within both a team environment and equally on their own
*C/C++ experience (5+ years)
*Software Automation of Test Equipment within a Production Environment
*Configuration control experience (ideally Serena Dimensions but not essential)
*Software/Hardware integration experience

Just a quick confirmation that all offers are dependent upon candidates being able to meet the compliance requirements. must have right to work in the UK

Test Equipment Software Engineer - Cheltenham
Target Rate: £45.00 per hour Ltd/co
Duration: 12 months
Start date: ASAP

If you are looking for a new challenge and you believe this is the right fit for you then please do send your CV across to us.

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 Contract role

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