Test Engineer (Newcastle Upon Tyne)

Newcastle upon Tyne
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum

Ford & Stanley – The rail recruitment experts - Are currently recruiting a Test Engineer for a cutting-edge company who’s been on the forefront of technological innovation for over 60 years, there reputation is based on exceptional customer service they are experts in developing rail and traffic solutions that form the architecture of smart cities and technologies for the defence industry.

The Test Engineer is responsible for testing of electronic and software systems or part of and associated functionality on a contract, development or specific task as allocated by the Project Engineering Manager. These systems are predominantly IP based vision systems with local recording developed for a variety of mobile applications.

What are my responsibilities? 

  • Testing of Engineering deliverables (systems) for projects (customer, development and Legacy)
  • Testing support the Software and Hardware Engineering departments i.e. bug fixes, investigations etc
  • Ensuring that Engineering standards are defined and achieved relating to all testing aspects
  • Ensuring the Engineering test area is correctly equipped, safe and organised at all times
  • Ensuring that Engineering processes are in place and meet the business needs of the company
  • To continually look for improvement in the Engineering delivery of projects
  • Creation of test plans, specifications and reports
  • Carry out testing of electronic systems or part of in conjunction with the Engineering teams
  • Test Equipment identification, planning and control
  • Control engineering issues through live tracking system
  • Build, test and commission test walls and associated equipment including cable harnesses
  • Support testing activities at customer site where necessary

Essential

  • Degree level qualified in engineering discipline
  • Methodical approach to problem solving
  • Electrical / Electronic Engineering knowledge
  • Excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management and self-motivation

Desirable

  • Experience of networked systems
  • Experience of software development
  • Understanding of Linux operating systems is
  • Previous experience as a Systems / Software Test Engineer or similar role
Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary:
£25,000 - £35,000

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