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Senior ATE Test Engineer - C#, VB.Net - Northamptonshire

Salary: £83200 - £104000 per annum
Location: Northamptonshire
Job type: Contract
Sector: Computer Aided Design (CAD), Systems

Description

Senior ATE Test Engineer

+ ATE Electronics & SW Design

+ Bespoke Test Equipment

+ Must be proficeint in Text based Programming

+ C#, VB.Net

+ 9 month contract

+ £40-50 per hour

SUMMARY OF JOB FUNCTION:

Required to perform test engineering activities within the product development and manufacturing team. This team develops and manufactures packaged transmitters and receivers for high bit rate communication systems.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The job consists in designing and commissioning automated test equipment (ATEs) for optoelectronics components.

The ideal candidate has experience in writing software for automating test measurements for optical components. Will join the existing Product Development and Manufacturing team contributing to the development and introduction to manufacture of new packaged components for optical transmission systems.

The role will involve;

  • Input to the design of new products, by establishing automated test measurements for prototyped components.

  • Development of test methods and automated test equipment that can be transferred into manufacture to enable production of new designs.

  • A close link with the NPI and manufacturing teams will be required to ensure products & process are designed to be manufactured within the tolerance capabilities of designated manufacturing equipment.

  • Responsible for designing and implementing automated test solutions covering all aspects of the process including software, firmware and hardware.

  • Identifying and implementing improvement activities to maximise capital efficiency (test time reduction, re-test rate reduction…),

  • Technician training and process documentation (test instructions) management.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • HND in Electronics or equivalent in any scientific or technology based subject

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS (essential):

  • Any text based programming language

  • Ability of understanding analog and digital electronic schematics

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS (desirable):

  • C#, VB

  • Instrument automation via GPIB, RS-232, USB…

  • National Instruments products (Teststand, LabWindows)

  • Knowledge of Epson Robot (or any other robotic system) is an asset

EXPERIENCE (desirable):

  • Experienced working with opto-electronics devices (laser, modulators, detectors etc)

  • Micro-processor architecture and firmware

  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET or Matlab or C

Senior ATE Test Engineer - C#, VB.Net

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