Principal Test Architect - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 5522 Date Posted: Tuesday 14 Nov 2023
Principal Test Architect
Location:                Stevenage
Salary:                    Up to £55,000
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime and Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking, gym.
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
Working within a world leading, technical engineering organisation, a great opportunity has arisen for a Principal Test Architect where you will be responsible for the test and testability aspects of products, ensuring that design for test considerations are applied during the project development and specifying all product level factory, in-service and BIT routines. You will be working closely with the manufacturing and design teams to ensure the final product is fully testable and to understand/minimise the gaps in test coverage.
The company are an award-winning business who invest heavily in their staff, offering training, personal development and career progression opportunities. With a long order book, they are a stable business who have been growing over a number of years.
As the Principal Test Architect you’ll be generating and managing compliance to the lower level test requirements placed upon design teams including test access needs, BIT coverage/timings and factory test functionality. Analysing and modelling our system to understand the test coverage and generate diagnostic instructions and working closely with the Chief Design Engineer, on the cost vs test coverage trade-offs.
Principal Test Architect skills and qualifications required:
Ideally educated to degree level with substantial experience of test, electrical or electronic engineering, ideally including at least one of the following:
  • Digital electronics and microprocessor systems.
  • Analogue electronics.
  • Electronics testing.
  • Test equipment design.
In addition, it would be highly beneficial if you have a good understanding of:
  • Requirements capture.
  • Project management and planning.
  • Stakeholder management.
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