Test Architect
Stevenage, Home Counties, UK
4d ago
source : Monster

The Opportunity MBDA are looking for test and testability engineers that want to use their knowledge in a broader role. The role includes being responsible for all aspects of the product test throughout the lifecycle.

The Role Responsible for managing Test and Testability requirements from all Customers (Internal, Domestic and Export) across the Product Life Cycle.

Actively lead and ensure optimum Built In Test (BIT) coverage is achieved at system and sub-system level Management of Test Coherence across the system Responsible for proposing and recommending, with the Chief Design Engineer, the cost vs test coverage trade-offs.

Responsible for managing the product factory Pass Out Testing requirements. Responsible for managing testability requirements for individual sub systems.

Responsible for the system Testability Modelling in order to understand the systems achieved test coverage. Support to sub system testability modelling in order to ensure that overall test objectives are achieved Working with the manufacturing team, manage the integration of the Special-To-Type Test Equipment (STTE) required to support production with the tests defined.

Defining the project diagnostic strategies Interface with and manage customer expectations throughout the development process Responsible for implementing the Test and Testability Policy within a Program.

Ensure modularity and reuse objectives are achieved. Responsible for controlling any assigned budgets, managing personal workload and identifying any further resource needs.

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 Team Leader within the Chief Design Engineer (CDE)Project teams What’s great about joining this team?

There are about 15 staff within the Test Architecture UK Functional Team, who are all co-located with their Project Teams in Stevenage.

You will be working for the Project CDE and interact with a broad range of other Functions within MBDA, but have a high degree of autonomy and represent the Project / Function in many meetings.

What are we looking for? Ideally educated to degree level with substantial experience of Test, Electrical and Electronic engineering, ideally including at least one of the following : Digital electronics and microprocessor systems.

Analogue electronics and RF. Power Electronics. Production Testing Test Equipment Design Experience of structured Test Modelling techniques Good understanding of broader engineering disciplines, including : Systems design.

Safety systems Ability to technically manage internal and sub-contract activities. Strong leadership skills, able to establish a clear engineering vision.

Ability to influence managers and other stakeholders across the company. Determination and desire to succeed. Strong interpersonal and well developed communication skills (written & verbal).

Willingness to travel when required. What would you get? Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level), and superb learning and development opportunities.

Please Note : MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role.

Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process.

Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval). MBDA is committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential.

We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We encourage applicants who are looking for flexible working ; MBDA is a proud member of Working Families the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

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