Test Systems Hardware Engineer x 3

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16 days ago

Technical Author/Test Systems Hardware Engineer
£55 Per Hour (Umbrella)
9 Month Contract
Inside IR35

As an Advanced Lead Test Hardware Engineer, you will be responsible for leading, specifying, designing & developing, Test Equipment solutions for power distribution and control programmes. You will work as part of an integrated product team to deliver test solutions for the latest power distribution controls products. You will take an innovative approach to problem-solving, demonstrate good people leadership skills, independence, sound technical judgment and be able identify and breakdown complex problems and formulate solutions.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the full Test Systems life cycle - from initial requirements through to formal release and support
  • Execute the requirements, design, implementation, and verification of assigned test systems using sound engineering principles while adhering to business standards, practices, procedures and product / programme requirements
  • Act as an engineering interface to the Project Manager, clearly articulating the technical direction and decisions and technically support the project planning and performance metrics
  • Liaise and interface with other functions, e.g. Systems, Hardware, Programmes, Manufacturing, Sustainment, and other stakeholders
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned Test Systems and/or tasks inline with engineering policies and procedures
  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to personnel supporting the assigned project
  • Help coaching, mentoring, and training less experienced engineers
  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments
  • Participate on teams assigned to address organisational initiatives and engineering issues

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Experience of Test System design, development, and hardware/software integration ideally gained in an Aviation or similar high integrity environment
  • Experience of Qualification and EMC Test Equipment design, including an awareness of DO160 and MIL461

Desired Characteristics

  • Demonstrable success in achieving and exceeding customer milestones
  • Ability to deliver solutions on-time, to budget and with the required quality
  • Positive attitude, initiative, pro-activeness and an enthusiasm and passion
  • Experience of mentoring less experienced engineers
  • Experience with Aircraft Power Distribution Systems Verification Labs

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