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Test Architect

Location: Stevenage Salary: £55 - £60 per hour + INSIDE IR35
Sector: Engineering Type: Contract
Contact: Jack Pleon Job Published: 27 days ago

Job Title: Test Architect

Location: Stevenage

About Us:

My client are looking for experienced test equipment engineers that want to use their knowledge in a system/sub system management role. The role includes determining the project test equipment needs, managing the requirements for test equipment and managing the development through delivery and into service. In this role, you will be responsible for the projects test equipment and reporting into the Chief Design Engineer

The department is responsible for the test architecture of our missiles, specifying and analysing the missile built in test, specifying the production testing requirements and managing the specification and delivery of the missile test equipment.

The Role:

So, what will you be doing as a Test Architect?

  • Responsible for defining and implementing the project test strategy
  • Responsible for defining and implementing the project BIT architecture including coverage requirements, BIT timings and system level BIT routines.
  • Responsible for specifying the missile factory pass out testing used to ensure correct build of our product, supporting the manufacturing team with identifying the optimal test stages during production.
  • Responsible for specifying the in service test routines on our missiles.
  • Responsible for generating and managing compliance to the lower level test requirements placed upon design teams including test access needs, BIT coverage/timings and factory test functionality.
  • Responsible for analysing and modelling our system to understand the test coverage and generate diagnostic instructions.
  • Responsible for proposing and recommending, with the Chief Design Engineer, the cost vs test coverage trade-offs.
  • Responsible for producing and maintaining plans for activities within their sphere of responsibility.

What are we looking for in our next Test Architect?

Ideally educated to degree level with substantial experience of test, electrical or electronic engineering, ideally including at least one of the following:

  • Digital electronics and microprocessor systems.
  • Analogue electronics.
  • Electronics testing.
  • Test equipment design.

Good understanding of:

  • Experience in requirements capture.
  • Project management and planning.
  • Stakeholder management.

Other Attributes

  • Ability to influence stakeholders across the company.
  • Determination and desire to succeed.
  • Strong interpersonal and well developed communication skills (written & verbal).
  • Willingness to travel when required.

My client is keen to get this position filled ASAP, so if you feel you have the skills and desire to provide passion and drive as the next Test Architect, this is the opportunity for you!

So, if you are interested in joining a well-established, renowned, globally recognised organisation working with experts in their field as the next Test Architect, hit that apply button now!


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