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Test & Verification Engineer - Bristol

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Electronics / HW Design
  • Date posted: 13/07/2017
  • Job reference: J365884A

Test & Verification Engineer

PERMANENT, FULL-TIME, COMPETITIVE SALARY DOE, PORTISHEAD, BRISTOL

The role

A world leader in Distributed Acoustic Sensing is looking for a Test & Verification Engineer to join their team based at their facility in Portishead.

Requirements

  • Develop applications to test production PCB's and assemblies for verification of system firmware releases.
  • Use multiple software development environments, particularly Python, in liaison with the firmware team to assist develop script-based automated regression tests to allow full verification firmware/ hardware prior to release.
  • Working in parallel with the electronics team, you will be required to design and develop robust automated test solutions for testing production PCBs and assemblies. This will involve simulating inputs and reading outputs of the component under test in order to confirm successful manufacturing.

Specific day to day duties

  • Writing JTAG boundary scan software (XJTAG) for PCB verification of manufacturing and test.
  • Writing Python script for automated product regression testing.
  • Helping to develop test plans/strategies for future designs, promoting "Design for Test".
  • Maintenance of test records and test equipment at contract manufacturers.
  • Assist debugging and diagnosing of faults on PCBs.
  • Writing test applications using other languages such as C, C++, C# and LabVIEW as appropriate.
  • Assist with component and product calibration & test during peak times.

Required skills & experience

  • Degree level qualification in electronics engineering or a related subject (Robotics, Physics, Sciences, Telecomms etc.)
  • Experience of programming in C or C++ languages (either through work, education or extracurricular)
  • Understanding of the electronics environment with software engineering knowledge (or vice versa)
  • Good communications skills will be essential as the role will require extensive liaison with the wider engineering and production teams as well as external contract manufacturers.
  • Ability to understand complex optoelectronic products and components, and to break complex problems down into a series of well-defined steps.
  • Use of standard lab equipment (Oscilloscope, Bench PSU, DMM, function generator etc.)

Security clearance

If you are successful you will be put through Ministry of Defence security clearance.

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity and feel that you meet the requirements, apply online today to be considered for an interview!

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