Test Equipment Design Engineer

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  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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    Aerospace and Defence

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    Amy Minnock

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Test Equipment Design Engineer

Location: Stevenage

Duration: 6 months

Our client is seeking a Test Equipment Design Engineer to provide support in the day to day running of Test Equipment product support activities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the complete management of the technical change through the engineering change process, as well as solve potentially complex technical problems from cradle to grave through the use of structured problem solving techniques.

Proven Ability / Key Skills

  • Knowledgeable and proven ability in the design, integration and validation of test solutions for electronic / electro mechanical equipment and systems
  • Wide ranging technical background with exposure from system level down to component level within numerous technical disciplines; including EMC, RF, Digital & Analogue, Video and Power supplies
  • Excellent understanding of:
    • Digital and Analogue Electronics (new and old)
    • Wiring diagrams and schedules
    • Microsoft products
  • Good understanding of:
    • Instrument communication systems (GPIB /Lan / BCD)
    • Power control, power switching and supply regulation from DC to 3 phase
    • Interlock and safety related circuits on mechanical and electrical machines and safe working with low to medium power RF signals
  • Basic Understanding of:
    • RF measurement techniques and equipment
    • Boundary scan (JTAG) test, diagnostics and programming
    • Firmware coding
  • Related competence in one or more of the following:
    • The use of CAE Design tools
    • Negotiation of subsystem requirements with the systems teams
    • Writing Subsystem Requirement and associated documents
    • Ability to provide succinct and accurate reports and presentations


Due to the sensitive nature of the product all applicants must have worked within the Defence / Military industry within the last 12 months or be capable of obtaining Security Clearance (SC level minimum).