ATE Software Engineer

Core Position
Northumberland, UK
01 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
You will work as part of a team developing software and hardware applications that support the needs of a multinational manufacturing business based in Northumberland. These will include the development of new solutions and the maintenance of existing systems for data capture, processing and user access, automated assembly, functional test and production monitoring.
To design, realise, document and maintain robust, user friendly, software and hardware solutions that provide the required functionality and performance levels to support the manufacturing processes.

1. Liaise with project, manufacturing, test equipment, in-service personnel and other stakeholders to capture requirements.

2. Generation of software and hardware requirements and specifications.

3. Develop schedules and costs for software and test systems solutions.

4.Utilizing standard revision control and review procedures.

5. Contribute to creation of future strategic targets.

6. Assist with the training and guidance of apprentices, operators and others where appropriate.

7. Undertake training and development activities where appropriate.

8. Occasional travel off-site to conduct inspection of new equipment, attend training courses and provide support to remote sites.

9. Project manage production test solutions throughout their full life cycle, from conception to integration into the Production environment, and upgrade legacy systems as required.

10. Create Technical files for projects containing hardware/software information, spares, maintenance requirements etc.


1. Work with a wide range of technologies (software, hardware and product).

2. Develop personal skill levels with support towards achieving recognised qualifications.

3. Participate in both site wide software/hardware initiatives and standalone test or application solutions.

4. Work alongside experienced LabVIEW developers.

Experience Requirements

1. Software development experience using Visual Studio (VB.NET, C#), Java or web-based development.

2. Working knowledge of electronics equipment including DMMs, Oscilloscopes, etc.

3. Exposure to automated production test equipment

4. SQL Database Development

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