Senior Test Engineer

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Aaron Stone

Senior Test Engineer


Senior Test Engineer required to join a globally established Defence / Aerospace company who is a provider of high integrity control products for aerospace, military vehicle and soldier applications.

The Senior Test Engineer will support the Test Design Function to make sure both project and statutory requirements are met and to improve the effectiveness of the Test Design function within the company. The Senior Test Engineer will be responsible for achieving assigned Engineering objectives and ensuring timely delivery to customers.

On offer for the Senior Test Engineer is a competitive salary including a wealth of benefits including annual performance bonuses and career progression opportunities.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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 competently resolve technical problems associated with assigned products
  • Strive to continuously improve the processes and procedures for which they are responsible for
  • To help ensure engineering activity is carried out in accordance with engineering procedures
  • 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
  • Help to build and maintain excellent internal and external customer relationships
  • Prepare reports where required for internal and external use
  • Perform technical documentation reviews as required
  • 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
  • Assist with review and update of engineering procedures
  • Be prepared to travel to support current and future products on customers sites around the world

The Senior Test Engineer will have the following skillset:

- Good experience of test engineering and test equipment design in aerospace
- Conversant with appropriate standards and processes within area
- 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 andschemes with internal and external customers and the team
- Good communication skills both verbally and in writing

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

Candidates MUST be eligible for SC clearance

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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