Electronics System Modeller, Test & Testability - Stevenage

Competitive Salary & Benefits
18 Apr 2019
04 May 2019
Rosie Connor
Job Type

The Opportunity
MBDA are looking for an Electronics Systems Modeller to undertake testability activities which involves;


  • the creation of a testability model
  • gathering functional information (dependencies) from the design team
  • supporting the definition of the test requirements
  • gathering and inputting reliability data
  • analysis and optimisation of systems and sub-system test coverage
  • analysis and optimisation of systems and sub-systems diagnostics and ambiguity group

The role includes using a testability modelling tool (DSI eXpress) to establish a product’s test coverage (FDC/FDP), to define the supporting diagnostics and to understand the failure scenarios.
The Role



  • Support the collation of the Test and Testability requirements from all Customers (Internal, Domestic and Export) across the Product Life Cycle.
  • Work with the design teams to ascertain the test coverage for the hardware at each test stage across all build stages
  • Support the definition of tests including Built In Test (BIT) and functional test
  • Responsible for the creation of the system Testability Model in order to partition and assign test targets to the sub systems.
  • Supporting the definition of the project diagnostic and prognostic strategies
  • Interface with and manage customer expectations throughout the development process
  • Supporting the implementation of the Test and Testability Policy within a Programme.
  • Present the result of the analysis to design teams and senior project management

What's in it for you?



  • It gives the opportunity to experience a broader view of the development and manufacturing process through interaction with systems designers, Chief Engineers and suppliers. There are future opportunities to become a Test Architect within the Chief Design Engineer (CDE) Project team

What’s great about joining this team?



  • There are about 30 staff within the Electronic and Test Architecture UK Functional Team, who are all co-located with their Project Teams in Stevenage.

What are we looking for?
Ideally educated to degree level with some experience of Test, Electrical and Electronic engineering, to include:



  • Interest in using new complex software modelling tools/analyses tools
  • Interest in Electronic design

Knowledge of:



  • Digital electronics and microprocessor systems.
  • Analogue electronics and RF.
  • Power Electronics
  • Excel and other advanced analytical applications
  • Modelling with Electronic software packages

Good understanding of broader engineering disciplines, including:



  • Systems design.
  • Safety systems
  • Ability to communicate effectively with managers and other stakeholders across the company.
  • Determination and desire to succeed.
  • Strong interpersonal and well developed communication skills (written & verbal).

What would you get?



  • Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.

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