Verification Engineering Team Leader

Recruiter
Polytec Personnel Ltd
Location
Cambridgeshire
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Verification Engineering Team Leader. Based in our client's north Cambridge development centre and reporting to the Head of Electronics, you will take ownership of all test engineering activities, both internally and externally. You will have a strong background of test engineering within either the hardware of software domain and be willing to take on the challenge of managing our hardware verification activities. As a Team Leader you will have responsibility for the management of the Conformance Engineers and Test Engineering Team as well as contributing to the development of internal test automation solutions. The right candidate will have a proven track record of test engineering either within the hardware or software domain, experience of leadership and/or mentoring a small test team, be highly organized and be an excellent communicator.What You'll Be Doing:Managing a team of conformance and test engineers, including:* Maintaining accurate resource forecasting* Performance management and personal development reviews* Reinforcing process and setting standards* Technical leadership within the test automation discipline* Working with Senior Stakeholders to understand and direct the overall test engineering prioritisation* Responsible for external test house strategy and management* Regular reporting to senior stakeholdersWhat We're Looking For:* Minimum 6 years test engineering experience (hardware or software)* Experience leading and/or mentoring a small test team* Leads by example* Communicates effectively with others across multiple disciplines* Conscientious, reliable and enthusiastic worker who takes pride in their work* Self-driven and motivated with ability to use their own initiative to improve department processes and procedures* Ability to work to a high level of quality with good attention to detail* Willing to travel occasionally and has use of own car for business travelThe applicant should have skills and experience in most of the following areas* Experience in taking a leading role within a small test engineering team* Test automation using high-level scripting languages such as Python* A basic understanding of Project Management tools and techniquesDesirable skills and experience:* Electronics Test and Measurement experience* Experience working with external suppliers to supplement internal test capabilities (e.g. Interoperability Testing, Environmental Testing, EMC Testing, Product Safety Assessment)* Experience programming in C#* Experience programming in Labview

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