Test Engineer (Hardware and Software)
A Test Engineer with Hardware and Software experience is required to work on a permanent role with my defence client based in Southampton.
Overview of the Test Engineer Permanent role
Typically the candidate will spend approximately 50% of their time supporting test equipment in manufacturing, responding to equipment down issues, fault finding, resolving and returning validated equipment back to production. The working environments are environmentally controlled and include clean rooms.
The candidate will also support the wider Test Engineering team with the assembly and commissioning of new test equipment; typically involving design/assembly of looms, building racks of COTS equipment, producing system drawings and written operational instructions; transfer to production and provision of training to shop floor staff.
The third aspect of the role requires the candidate to deliver a product qualification against a published plan, involving sine and random vibration equipment, shock and thermal cycling down to cryogenic temperatures. Key skills required for the Test Engineer
Ideal candidate will have experience of working in a volume production environment and of using Continuous Improvement tools and techniques.
The ideal candidate will also have capability and experience of hardware and software design in order to provide additional support in the design and delivery test hardware such as test PCB's, product interface electronics and test software in either C++ or LabVIEW.Desirable
Qualification of Sine and Vibration equipment
Knowledge of test solutions in the optical domain, ideally Infrared, including pyroelectric single element sensors
Certified qualifications or equivalent experience in software, firmware or hardware development
Knowledge of analogue micro-electronics
Experience of applying SPC and Lean Techniques
Capability of soldering PCB surface mount components and simple loom fabricationIf you are Test Engineer experience looking for a new role either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on or phone (phone number removed).
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