Test Engineer

Melbreck Technical Recruitment Ltd
Colchester, UK
14 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Melbreck Technical is currently working with internationally known manufacturer of industrial computing products. All products are designed and developed totally in-house by teams in the UK, India and USA, and use leading-edge electronic components.

The company specialise in high-performance processor and other boards used in aerospace, defence and telecommunications applications.

Our client is looking for a Test Engineer to join our team. The vacancy calls for some expertise in both mechanical design and thermal design in an electronic product environment, although strong mechanical design skills are essential. Candidates from either background would be
welcomed, with the job tile appropriate to experience. The role is based in our headquarters in Colchester, Essex.

The Role

A Test Engineer is required to join our highly focused production team, to fault find our product range. The successful candidate will have a strong digital electronics background with microprocessor experience and be able to read circuit diagrams and understand manufacturer's data sheets. The candidate will be expected to identify faults down to component signal level, having a familiarity with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and In Circuit Emulators (ICE). In addition to a technical aptitude, the role requires the ability to work to tight time scales, supporting our technicians with product testing and on occasion test products if required.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will be an Electronics Engineer qualified to degree level (preferred), or to UK Higher National Diploma (HND). They will have a number of year's practical experience working on similar complex products and be a strong communicator with analytical and problem solving skills.

Ideal experience would include an understanding of;

·Microprocessors, preferably Intel 80×86 architecture.

·High performance communications peripheral devices, for example Gigabit Ethernet

·High performance bus architectures e.g. PCI Express or serial RapidIO

·High speed digital logic

·Advanced memory technologies, e.g. DDR 4.

·Complex programmable devices

Also a working knowledge of any of the following would be a distinct advantage: VME bus, CompactPCI, VPX, PMC, XMC or AMC architectures.


Our client offers a very competitive salary, an optional stakeholder pension scheme (with a generous
company contribution), life assurance, private health insurance, and relocation allowance where

Please apply if interested.

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