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about 1 month ago
Location: Stevenage
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Systems Engineering
Category: Design / Development Jobs
Test Architect

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We are looking to identify experienced Test and Testability engineers that want to use their knowledge in a broader for our growing Test Architecture team. At MBDA, a Test Architect looks after all aspects of the product test throughout the lifecycle.

This means collating test and testability requirements from all customers (Internal, Domestic and Export) across the Product Life Cycle, flowing them onto equipment when required.

Our test architects actively lead and ensure optimum Built In Test (BIT) coverage is achieved at system and sub-system level and lead development of the Test Equipment (hardware and software) to meet all project requirements.

We also define the test access of the system in liaison with the Chief System Proving Engineer, Chief Design Engineer , Manufacturing Manager and Customer Support teams, defining and implementing the Test and Testability Policy within a Program.

Collaborating with and managing customer expectations throughout the development process, our team defines project diagnostic strategies, and product factory Pass Out Testing requirements, holding responsibility for design trades between Cost, Scope and Time.

Test Architects also handle the system Testability Modelling in order to partition and assign test targets to the sub systems.

What we’re 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.
* Experience of structured Test Modelling techniques

Good understanding of broader engineering fields, including:

* Systems design.
* Safety systems
* Ability to technically manage internal and sub-contract activities.
* Ability to establish a clear engineering vision.
* Ability to influence managers and other partners across the company.
* Determination and desire to succeed.

What’s in it for you?

This role 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

Join a great 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.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended 2-3 days per week approach to on-site and remote working.

Benefits Package

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

MBDA is an award winning company; 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 welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

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