ATE Programmer

05 Apr 2017
03 May 2017
Marc Temple
Clearance Level
Job Type

Our client is a world leading supplier of critical systems and solutions to both the defence and commercial sectors.

They are currently seeking an ATE Programmer to work on complex aerospace systems test software produced to DO-178B standards.

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

The responsibilities of the ATE Programmer will include:

Development of Production Acceptance Test (PAT) suites and applications.
Development of applications for simulation of company products to support Test.
Replacement of legacy manual tests sets onto ATE systems.
Future development of company ATEs
Development of drivers to support hardware used on company ATE

Our client is looking for versatile engineers who can operate in more than one of the areas above. The roles involve developing test applications, developing tests, running tests and analysing test results.
All applications, drivers and simulation software used on company ATE equipment are developed using National Instruments LabVIEW and TestStand.
The items under test are avionics hardware and embedded software and hence experience of avionics interfaces (e.g. ARINC, 1553, CANBUS) is advantageous. All software (including test equipment) is developed to DO-178B standards.

To be considered for this role, applicants will have a background in similar Test Engineering or ATE Programmer roles including experience of testing using a formal process. You will have experience in a laboratory environment and in the use of equipment such as Digital Multimeters, oscilloscopes, logic analysers, emulators etc., as well as a good understanding of hardware and associated Test practises. You will have advanced experience in using LabVIEW or TestStand and good experience in writing and debugging of TestStand sequences. You will also have a firm understanding of ESD practises and general awareness of working in an EPA laboratory.

You will have good attention to detail, a methodical approach and general PC skills, in particular Word, Excel etc.

Keywords: Test Engineer, ATE Programmer, ATE Engineer, Automated Test, Automatic Test, ATE, Avionics, DO-178B, LabView, Teststand, ARINC, 1553, CANBUS

ATE Programmer
Wimborne, Dorset
£Negotiable salary DOE

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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