Senior and Principal Test Systems Design Engineers

2021-04-29 13:18:282021-10-09 Advantage Resourcing
Job Type Perm
Area Edinburgh, United Kingdom Edinburgh United Kingdom
Sector Engineering - Electronics Engineer
Salary £45,000 - £60,000
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref er_838858
Job Views 328

Senior and Principal Test Systems Design Engineers 

Advantage Resourcing are looking for 2 Senior and Principal Test Systems Design Engineers for our client, a Global Engineering Services provider, for their Defence Electronics team co-located team to design and develop complex test solutions for Radar Systems, based at their Defence Industry client’s facility in Edinburgh.


•     Design and development across the full lifecycle from requirements analysis; through conceptual, preliminary and detailed design, procurement and manufacturing support; to         
       integrating the hardware with the hosted software and firmware; and lastly to acceptance test and delivery to the customer
•     As a design engineer, you are responsible for creating high quality and robust data packs; for fully documenting and recording your work products; keeping them under     
      configuration management and providing plans and reports on progress to your line manager
•     Completing tasks in accordance with appropriate processes and procedures
•     Taking an active role in engineering process improvement
•     You will work closely with Software and Firmware engineers to solve real integration problems at system level

Essential Skills:

•     Degree qualified in Electronic Engineering / related science or equivalent work experience
•     Adaptable and innovative–embracing new initiatives and how to transfer them into service capabilities
•     Ability to analyse system level documents and derive detailed Unit requirements under own initiative
•     Experience of de-bugging and testing new designs and supporting module and system related test, verification and integration project phases as required by a development type 
      programme prior to system deliveries
•     Ability to communicate effectively across different disciplines both verbally and in written form
•     Ability to work on own or as part of a team to resolve technical issues
•     Methodical and thorough approach to hardware design
•     Must be self-motivated and have an aptitude to problem solve and drive difficult issues to conclusion
•     Ability to interface with suppliers of key components and assemblies

Desirable Skills:

•     Experience of designing solutions for one or more of the following technologies would be beneficial
        o     Radio Frequency/Microwave/Antenna
        o     Digital and/or Analogue
        o     Power Supplies
        o     High Speed Digital Interfacing
        o     Common interfaces i.e. RS422, 1553, I2C/SPI, Ethernet
•     Highly desirable skills (not essential to apply):-
        o     A good engineering background and experience across the full lifecycle of large scale projects
        o     Previous experience of working with Radar systems
        o     A good engineering background and experience across the full lifecycle of large scale projects
        o     Experience of high level programming in one or more of the following development environments would be an advantage:
               -      National Instruments TestStand
               -      National Instruments LabWindows CVI
               -      National Instruments LabVIEW / LabVIEW FPGA
        o     Knowledge of Requirements management tools such as DOORS

Due to security requirements these posts are open to SOLE UK NATIONALS ONLY to clear the background checks and obtain unrestricted SC clearance. Current valid SC clearance would be an advantage.
Advantage Resourcing are acting as an Employment Agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or contact Philip Delaloye on 01615198372.
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Advantage Resourcing are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgement solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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