Senior Test Software Engineer

07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Software Test Engineer Southampton Permanent Up to £45K

A leading designer and manufacturer of optical fibre-based lasers for use in materials processing applications in a wide range of industries are looking for a Senior Software tester to join their dynamic team in Southampton.
As a Software Test Engineer, you will be involved in developing reliable software solutions for in house test systems; for Pulsed and High-Power laser products. Involvement will be over the full product life cycle from design and development, through prototyping, verification and validation and then supporting manufacturing test.


* Design of test software to support automated test equipment and create test databases using VB.NET, C# and other code languages as necessary
* Maintain and upgrade the code on existing production and NPI test equipment where and when required.
* Develop SPC data-collection tools linking test results to build databases.
* Document the code to recognised standards.
* Train NPI engineers, test technicians and operators (usually done in conjunction with Product Engineers).
* Provide input to manufacturing test system development, minimizing test times.

Essential skills:

* Demonstrable experience at a Senior Test Software Engineer level in a medium / large scale commercial production organisation using complex integrated test equipment.
* Delivering projects to time, cost and quality deadlines within a matrix development organization.
* Experience interfacing with National Instruments and other standard electrical and optical test equipment interfaces.
* Demonstrable design skills to comply with appropriate safety directives relevant to the programming of test equipment.
* Good I.T. skills i.e. word, excel or equivalent for the production of software manuals and training materials.

It will be desirable if you have experience in Fibre Optic or Laser based products.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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