Systems Integration & Test Engineer

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jack Pleon

My Client is looking for an Enviromental Test Engineer to join them at their Ampthill site. As the company looks to grow its UK business over the next five years, it sees new opportunities to partner with the UK government to meet the country's global defence and security needs.

Working Hours
Week 1 Mon - Thur 8.30am - 5.30pm. Fri 8.30am - 4.00pm
Week 2 Mon - Thur 8.30am - 5.30pm. Fri Day off
Lunch break 30 mins each day

My client has become known as a leading UK defence engineering company, delivering on a broad range of contracts for the MoD, prime contractors across the wider UK market and international defence ministries.

Specific Job Description

My client is seeking a system integration and test engineer with experience in conducting integration testing and fault finding on complex systems and sub-systems across thier armoured fighting vehicle and battlespace programmes. The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in planning and conducting integration tests involving software and electro-mechanical components and the use of simulators and emulators to verify equipment functionality and interface verification.

The successful candidate's responsibilities include:

  • Conduct of integration and test activities in accordance with the Test, Evaluation and Acceptance Plan (TEAP)
  • Regular reporting to the Integration lead
  • Generation of integration plans, test cases procedures and reports
  • Conducting system integration and system verification testing at LRU and system platform level
  • Conducting and reporting on root cause and fault finding investigations at LRU, sub-system and system level
  • Conducting and reporting on design proving and verification test on systems
  • Support to and participation in qualification and verification trials

Required skills:

  • Working within a multi-disciplinary engineering team to deliver integration and test activities systems to tight deadlines
  • Experience of requirements-based integration and verification of complex software and/or electro-mechanical systems
  • Ability to use innovation and traditional methods to develop technical solutions to both simple and more complex problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience of creating test plans, test cases, test procedures and test reports for system integration and/or system verification testing
  • Knowledge and practical experience of any of the following:
    • CAN or MilCAN data bus technologies
    • IP networks
    • Software scripting
    • Electronic and electrical fault finding
    • Root cause investigation
    • Design of breakout cables and boxes


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