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Test Engineer

Cambridgeshire - Salary £32,000-£35,000

A leading international supplier of electro-optical technology is seeking a Test Engineer for its site in Cambridgeshire.

JOB PURPOSE

• Contribute to the design and development of characterisation and lifetest systems for new devices.
• Develop LabView software to control automated test systems and communicate results to a database.
• Design and build test fixtures for electronic and optical measurement instrumentation. This includes CAD design and ‘hands on’ work including soldering, wiring and calibration.
• Troubleshoot and extend the capabilities of existing instrumentation systems. This requires a good understanding of electronic circuit schematics and use of test instrumentation including oscilloscope and source measure units.
• Support the design and development of prototype technology demonstrators for hybrid organic electronic devices. This includes working with dev boards, writing C/C++ code and working with embedded systems.
• Support the maintenance of existing test systems including arranging/performing periodic calibrations and writing SOPs and risk assessments.
• To create standard documentation for current and future test procedures.
• Develop new test systems supporting Research projects.

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

• Educated to PhD level in Electronic Engineering, Physics or a related subject or hold a degree coupled with equivalent relevant work experience.
• Excellent understanding of electronics fundamentals and the ability to apply this knowledge.
• Experience in Hi-Tech R&D and preferably semiconductor manufacturing environment is desirable.
• LabView experience is essential.
• Experience with 2D CAD required, experience with 3D CAD would be beneficial.
• Experience in test automation is essential.
• Experience with using electronics development equipment including source-measure units / oscilloscope/ logic analysers.
• Electronics prototyping skills essential, experience with SMD soldering would be preferred.
• Practical 'hands on' laboratory test, circuit construction and measurement experience.
• Experience with programming in C/C++/C# or similar would be desirable.
• Experience with Android App development desirable.
• Understanding of programming microcontrollers in C.
• Knowledge of statistical methods for data analysis is required.


Keywords: Electronics, LabView, Optoelectronics, Physics, ATE, C/C++, electronic engineer electronics engineering electronics engineer research engineer phd doctorate physicist software engineer test engineer electronics test engineer software test engineer



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