Systems Test Engineer

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    Edinburgh, Scotland

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  • Salary:

    £31500 - £59600 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    about 2 years ago

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Systems Test Engineer

Location : Edinburgh

Salary: £31,500 to £59,600

A global leader in defence electronics who delivers mission critical systems for situational awareness, electronic warfare and surveillance across land, sea and air are looking for a Systems Test Engineer to join the Airborne Radar team to work on surveillance Radar system test, integration and qualification.

Key Responsibilities - Systems Test Engineer

  • System acceptance testing in accordance with published procedures

  • Verification of the system and sub-system requirements including test System integration through close collaboration with software, firmware and hardware teams

  • System and sub-system qualification testing including completion of qualification test reports

  • Active participation in test readiness and post-test reviews

  • Defining, investigating and helping to resolve system issues

  • Provide Radar operation lab-based demonstrations to customers and industry partners

  • Integrate complex sub-systems onto flight test aircraft and support subsequent flight trials

  • Support in-field platform integration including system software upgrades

  • Ensure all defined working practices are adhered to

  • Update general risk assessments as required to ensure lab safety

Skills and Qualifications - Systems Test Engineer

  • HND/HNC level qualification (or equivalent) in a STEM related subject

  • Practical experience of engineering within a commercial environment or an equivalent research and development organisation

  • Experience of verification and validation activities to achieve certification and delivery

  • Practical experience of AESA Radar operation would be an advantage and considered for a promoted grade

  • Use of GPTE is essential, spectrum analysers, oscilloscopes, signal generators etc.

  • An ability to interact with the end user communities on a range of technical and operational topics

  • Excellent written and verbal presentation ability delivering high quality output the candidate should be proficient in using MS-Office applications

  • Familiarity with MATLAB would be advantageous

  • IOSH certification would be advantageous but full training would be given

  • The role is initially based at the Leonardo offices in Edinburgh, UK with occasional travel within the UK and worldwide to our customer and end-user sites

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