Test Equipment Design Engineer

  • Job Reference: 6974220/001
  • Date Posted: 28 July 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: £40.00 to £43.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: on-going
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Venn Group

Test Equipment Design Engineer

Recruitment Agency Reference: 6974220


Contract – 6 Months initially

£43 per hour (Umbrella)

A position has arisen for a Test Equipment Design Engineer within a large Defence organisation based in Hertfordshire. This is for an initial 6 month contract with the possibility of extension.


Successful candidates must have a valid SC clearance

Your duties will include:

  • Designing the architecture and develop the technical requirement

  • Providing support in the day-to-day running of Test Equipment product support activities

  • Managing the technical change through the engineering change process

  • Solving potentially complex technical problems from cradle to grave through the use of structured problem solving techniques.

  • Utilising a wide range technical background with exposure from system level down to component level within numerous technical disciplines; including EMC, RF, Digital & Analogue, Video and Power supplies


The successful candidate should have the following experience:

  • A valid SC clearance or be eligible for one

  • Design, integration and validation of test solutions for electronic / electro mechanical equipment and systems

  • Writing Subsystem Requirement and associated documents –

  • Use of CAE Design tools

  • Excellent understanding of: Digital and Analogue Electronics (new and old) 

  • Good understanding of: Instrument communication systems (GPIB /Lan / BCD) - Power control, power switching and supply regulation from DC to 3 phase; Interlock and safety related circuits on mechanical and electrical machines and safe working with low to medium power RF signals

  • Basic Understanding of: RF measurement techniques and equipment - Boundary scan (JTAG)


If you are interested in this position or would like to find out more about similar roles please contact Joanna Hutchings and email your updated CV to jhutchings@venngroup.com


Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.