Test Systems Lead

£55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package
02 Mar 2017
30 Mar 2017
Tony Smith
Clearance Level
Job Type
My client, a world leader in the defence sector, requires a Test Systems Lead to join their Test Systems Team, providing leading-edge Test Systems products.

This is an opportunity to gain visibility across a cutting-edge company, as well as experience of complex equipment, developing your team leadership skills and gaining access to development programmes and a competitive benefits package.

More details below. If you are interested, please apply at the bottom of the page.

The Test Systems Lead will lead all aspects of the activities of highly skilled multi-disciplinary teams working on leading edge Test Systems products from conception through to customer support. Packages of work vary in value, but can be as large as £10m.

The role requires both technical capability and technical project management experience and is an ideal way to gain visibility across the company and hands-on experience of complex test system development.

To be suitable for this role your experience will include:

Ideally degree qualified in an engineering discipline e.g. Electronics, with a significant track record of experience of designing and leading the design of manual, semi-automated and fully computerised ATE [Automatic Test Equipment] using COTS and / or custom special to type based equipment.
Broad technical knowledge of Test System architecture definitions, embracing Electronic, Mechanical and Software disciplines.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Excellent verbal communication, negotiation and influencing skills
Familiarity and, preferably the application, of the software languages and tools used in automated test solutions (i.e. National Instruments CVI / LabView / Test Stand, MS Visual C++, C etc.)
The pro-activeness, motivation, ability and tenacity to deliver a quality product on time and to cost.

Test Systems Lead
Salary - £55-65k plus benefits

Keywords: Test Systems Lead, Engineering Lead, Test Systems, Defence, Design, ATE, Test Equipment, Electronic, Mechanical, Software, Test Solutions, Automated Test.

With access to some of the most sophisticated technology in the defence sector this is an exciting and rewarding employer.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a PERMANENT position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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