Digital Test Design Engineer

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Maintenance and Engineering




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On behalf of our client, we are seeking a Digital Test Design Engineer to join on an initial 6-month contract. As the Digital Test Design Engineer, your main duty will be towards the generation of software and validation of ground-based test systems capable of carrying out both proof-of-design and performance tests within a world leading high-tech space product business-line.

Role: Digital Test Design Engineer
Pay: £70 per hour via Umbrella
Hours: Monday to Friday, 37 hours a week
Contract: 6-month contract
Location: Portsmouth
IR35 Status: Inside
SC Clearance: Valid SC


You will be expected to work within engineering teams to capture design information to allow successful software development, test and validate the test system within which it will be deployed and provide support for testing at all stages of assembly of the product(s).

Main elements of the role are –

  • Software design and debug
  • Hardware/software integration and debug
  • Test validation and design proving
  • Design and software control (versioning, documentation, technical reviews)
  • Work efficiently within a dedicated test system design team
  • Travel to other sites when required

Skills and Experience

Essential –

  • Very strong background in software design and implementation, especially in the context of a test application
  • Strong experience in the following software languages: Python, Javascript, HTML, plus version control systems (e.g. svn/git)
  • Strong experience in using test instrumentation interfaces (SCPI, visa/pyvisa, GPIB)
  • Very familiar with Agile project methods
  • Proven track-record working within a product “design and test” business environment
  • Experienced in software/hardware integration and debug

Desirable –

  • Experience of working within a product manufacture/test domain
  • RF test and measurement experience
  • Knowledge of digital electronics design and manufacture (schematic capture, PCB, FPGA/ASIC, power architecture)

Education and Training

  • Engineering Degree (Electrical, Software or closely related discipline), 2.1 or above.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Ellie Laflain at Line Up Aviation
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