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Missile Test Architect

Posted a month ago by @ Guidant Global

  • Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Contract
  • In IR35 (PAYE available)
  • £60 P/Hr
  • Standard
  • Expires In 2 days

A Defence & Missile client, which is a trusted partner of the UK Ministry of Defence, is currently seeking an experienced Test Architect to join their team in Stevenage. The selected candidate will be responsible for defining and managing the requirements for Test Equipment and Test Specifications. This is a crucial role that requires someone with a strong skillset and attention to detail.

What we're looking for:

  • Ideally educated to degree level with substantial experience in Test, Electrical, and electronic engineering.
  • Digital electronics and microprocessor systems.
  • Analogue electronics; Power Electronics.
  • Test Equipment Design.
  • DOORS (Essential)

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of Project Management, planning, cost, and budget control.
  • Ability to manage diverse and conflicting stakeholders effectively.
  • Capability to technically manage internal and sub-contract activities.
  • Strong influencing skills with managers and stakeholders across the company.
  • Determination and desire to succeed.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal).

What you'll get to do as a Test Architect:

The candidate will be responsible for performing several testing and quality assurance tasks. This includes defining and implementing a project test strategy and designing and implementing the project BIT architecture, encompassing coverage requirements, timings, and system-level routines. They will be responsible for specifying missile factory pass-out testing to ensure the correct build and support the manufacturing team with optimal test stages during production. Additionally, they will specify in-service test routines on missiles. The candidate will generate and manage compliance to lower-level test requirements for design teams, including test access needs, BIT coverage/timings, and factory test functionality. They will also analyse and model systems to understand test coverage and generate diagnostic instructions. The candidate will propose and recommend cost vs test coverage trade-offs with the Chief Design Engineer. Finally, they will produce and maintain plans for activities within the sphere of responsibility.

Join our client and be part of our dynamic team, shaping the future of defence technology.

"Please Note: Our client UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role"

More about the role:

Our client's relationship with the UK military spans back over 70 years. They have delivered countless landmarks in defence engineering, supplying vital defence capability to meet the needs of the armed forces over land, sea, and air.

This role is based at their headquarters in Stevenage which plays a key part in missiles operations. The site also offers excellent transportation links and boasts an onsite gym and coffee shop. Training and development are offered to all employees.

Guidant Global is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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