Senior Test Systems Design Engineer

BAE Systems
Kent, Rochester, England
08 Jan 2019
22 Jan 2019
Hannah Bence
Job Type
Senior Test Systems Design Engineer

Would you like to be part of an established team that develop complex Test Solutions for products such as heads up displays, helmet mounted displays, flight control systems, mission computers, safety critical avionics systems and other high end avionics? We have an opportunity for a Senior Engineer to join our Electronic Systems site in Rochester, Kent.

As a Senior Test Systems Design Engineer, within the Test Systems group you will be expected to assist with the detailed design of parts of the test solution and assist in the build, integration and verification activities, ensuring on time release to customers. Once released to both internal and external customers, the Test Systems group provide technical guidance and problem solving throughout the products life.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to move into a technical expert or management level role.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Test Systems Design Engineer will involve:

Working in a team environment with the development of Test Equipment solutions that support the complex and demanding requirements of the diverse variety of Products developed at the Rochester site

Test Equipment Systems Requirements and Validation

Test Equipment Hardware Design

Test Equipment Hardware Integration

Test Equipment Safety

Test Equipment estimation

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Test Systems Design Engineer:


Proven Electrical Hardware design experience

Good Systems Engineering understanding

Understanding of Software development

Educated to minimum of HNC level or equivalent


Experience of design of Test Equipment

Experience of one or more of the following toolsets : Multisim, Labview, TestStand, Ultiboard, Matlab

What we're looking for in you:

You will have good written and verbal skill to allow you to communicate efficiently with the stakeholders. You will be a team player and assist in the learning of more junior colleagues.

Location: Rochester, Kent

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Electronic Systems

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of. You'll have the opportunity to work from concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's lives.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

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