Systems Test Engineer

Ultra Electronics Communication & Integrated Systems - Greenford

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Job purpose:

Ultra CIS is a world leader in the research and development of cybersecurity. Ultra CIS develops secure communications devices and cryptographic equipment protecting such things as the worldwide internet, credit card transactions, military platforms and personnel. Our Hardware Security Module, is used to help secure the Internet DNS system, and also by many other commercial organisations such as Mastercard, Apple, Google, VeriSign and Shell. Ultra CIS have also developed, and continue to develop next generation cryptographic products for the UK MOD and export markets involving leading edge hardware, firmware and software. Ultra CIS prides itself on providing state of the art development tools, an excellent working environment (at either our Gloucester site or our recently refurbished Greenford office which is easily accessible from London via the Central Line) and career development opportunities for employees in the very exciting cybersecurity domain. Due to recent contract awards and growth of the business, the Communication Systems Business Unit of Ultra CIS are looking to expand their product development Systems Test capability, and actively recruiting for Systems Test Engineers of all grades and experience, who can demonstrate:

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop manual and automated system level testing of products, throughout the development lifecycle, to ensure customer requirements are satisfied.
  • Create and maintain Systems Test artefacts, such as Test Plans, Test Procedures and Test Reports, as required, throughout the product development lifecycle, to result in a positive project outcome.
  • Carry out Systems Test activities in accordance with Systems Test artefacts, so that test, qualification and acceptance events are completed successfully.
  • Input to project management process regarding estimates to complete; potential risks and opportunities; project issues; and reporting of progress / completion
  • Represent System Test in design reviews and customer meetings.
  • Actively contribute to and/or lead defined aspects of the project to achieve optimal balance between requirements, schedule and cost.
  • Manage customers and external suppliers to ensure compliance with agreed processes and achievement of project objectives.
  • Generate and review technical proposals, and provide estimates for the associated effort, costs and risks, for bids and proposals, leading to contract awards.
  • Work closely with project management and engineering project leads to create proposals that drive down project costs and increase margin.
  • Manage security of information as defined in the Security manual.

 

Personal attributes:

  • Significant experience and a full understanding of Systems Test Engineering and Systems Test events.
  • Significant experience of developing Systems Test artefacts and achieving a compliant systems design.
  • Experience in writing high quality technical documentation and the formal technical review of such material.
  • Experience of DOORS and automated test tools.
  • Experience of EMC and TEMPEST qualification testing, and working with external test houses.
  • Degree in an engineering, mathematical or science-based subject desirable.
  • Willing and able to obtain and maintain SC security clearance.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we cannot acknowledge or respond to all applications. If you have not heard from us within 14 days, please assume you have, unfortunately, not been successful.

Job Reference: APR20194233
Salary: Negotiable
Category: Engineering
Contract: Contract - Full Time
Closing Date: July 26, 2019

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Ultra Electronics Communication & Integrated Systems

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