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Test Development Engineer

  • Location:

    Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace, IT & Tech

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Akton Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    tdracup@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    AR-34249

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    05 Nov 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2019-10-07

Key Skills and competencies
 
Key Activities:
  • Commissioning/Integrating new Special To Type Test Equipment
  • Creating/Reviewing/Updating Engineering documentation under configuration management system
  • Investigating in service design issues.
 
Essential responsibilities:
  • Design and development of test equipment hardware to production standards, complying with all current regulatory and safety requirements.
  • Design and commission hardware
  • Verification and subsequent pro-active modification, during test equipment and test item integration.
  • Liaise with project, manufacturing, test equipment, in-service personnel and other stakeholders
  • Support the integration and commissioning of the hardware with test software and units-under-test 
Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience of test equipment design, development, and hardware/software integration for Avionics or Aviation Power products.
  • Knowledge of PC based test architecture (for example PCI and VXI).
  • Knowledge of high level software languages, principally Borland C++.
  • Flexible approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to deliver solutions on-time, to budget and required quality
  • Ability to manage change and obsolescence issues.
  • AutoCAD and/or schematic capture competency 
Qualifications / Requirements:
  • Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Competent in the use Microsoft Office