Test / Product Engineer

Excellent opportunity for an Electronics Test Product/Engineer

The role of the Test/Product Engineer will entail:

  • Carrying out detailed optical and electrical measurements
  • Designing and setting up any test equipment
  • Transferring measurement capability onto automated production test equipment
  • Reporting results on a regular basis into the engineering teams

The following skills/experience will be required by the Test/Product Engineer:

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of optical systems
  • Components and semiconductor waveguides
  • Handling large data volumes
  • Knowledge of software tools to analyse data, and automate test equipment and data acquisition (NI Teststand, VB, CVI, LabView)

Our client is a leading Opto-electronics company

Vacancy Contact Details

CBS Butler Limited 
01737 822000 (T)
01737 823031 (F)
Contact Name: Tim Young
This position is advertised by CBS Butler Limited operates as both an employment business and an employment agency.

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Northampton
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £28,000 – £30,000 pa + bonus

Production Test Engineer | Dundee

Reporting to the Production Manager, this role will be responsible for ensuring the timely availability of test equipment for the client’s products from concept through to development. Responsibilities will include creation and development of test specifications, supporting the production test team in the development of future test capabilities and liaising with the design engineering department of various products as they reach production release.


  • Design, development and configuration of all necessary test hardware/software and operating environments as required to ensure production integrity testing
  • Reports test results and enters problems and issues into the bug database
  • Provides technical expertise to production on specific products and operating systems
  • Writes or assists in the development of test plans and test procedures
  • Completes assigned test-related tasks
  • Assists in the management of defects by database under the guidance of QA function
  • Assists in the automation of relevant test procedures
  • Assists in review of test processes as they are developed
  • To support the transfer of application knowledge from engineering to the production environment for assigned projects

Candidate Requirements

Person spec – higher weighting more important:-

  • 10 – Excellent understanding of test processes and strong experience of testing computer software
  • 10 – Ability to visualise how new designs will be tested and programmed in manufacturing efficiently
  • 10 – Worked in an Engineering environment supporting, introducing and transferring test solutions
  • 10 – Knowledge of programming languages and source control systems
  • 10 – Experience of programming in Visual Basic, or MS C++.
  • 10 – Working knowledge of communications protocols such as CANbus or RS-485
  • 10 – Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to listen, communicate and be trusted
  • 9 – Able to methodically produce the steps which exhibit bugs in the product and be able to reproduce and communicate these steps.
  • 9 – Shows initiative in gaining in-depth experience in areas of technology relevant to testing of company products
  • 9 – Shows initiative in gaining theoretical knowledge in software testing
  • 9 – Strong PC literacy – solid experience of all Microsoft office packages
  • 9 – Educated to a minimum of a HNC level in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • 9 – Sufficient knowledge/experience working within a Microsoft operating environment
  • 8 – Experience of working with automated testing tools
  • 8 – Experience of computer networking


Vacancy Contact Details

Solutions Driven Ltd
8-10 Panorama Business Village
Blairtummock Place
G33 4EN
+44 141 773 2030 (T)
+44 141 773 2040 (F)
View Details Online: Production Test Engineer
Contact Name: Graeme Cowan +44 7790578692 (M)

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Dundee
Start Date ASAP
Duration TDB
Salary £25,000 – £30,000 pa + benefits

C# Developer, Tester, Test Engineer (Test Automation) Cambridge

The Role

In a break from the norm, Testers are seen as equals to their colleagues in Software Engineering. With that in mind we are looking for a Tester to work closely with the developers and someone who can hold their own when it comes to programming (C# preferably). Your role in the software development lifecycle is to stress and attempt to break everything put in front of you. This is a highly technical role and you will be testing both API and GUI layers. You will also be responsible for writing automated test code (C# and NUnit). Writing Test Plans and writing and executing Test Cases.

Person Profile

  • Degree or equivalent
  • Either a Developer (C#) who has been Testing you own work or a Tester with solid Programming expertise (capable of writing automated test code using C# and/or NUnit)
  • Capable of writing Test Plans, Test Scripts, Test Cases
  • A passion for Software Testing and committed to a career in Test

Technical environment

  • C#
  • NUnit
  • SQL
  • SQL Server
  • Test Case Management
  • White Box Testing

Vacancy Contact Details

About Idealpeople
Ideal People Ltd exists to align industry specialists with client expectations. We’re recruitment experts in the IT, Communications, e-Business and New Media sectors in the UK and internationally

Ideal People Ltd
01908 562297 (T)
Contact name: Nick.Tooley@Idealpeople.net
View details online: Test Engineer/C# Developer – Cambridge UK

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East Anglia, Essex, Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Royston, Bury St. Edmunds, Ipswich, London, Stevenage, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Newmarket, Saffron Walden
Start Date ASAP (0 – 3 months)
Duration Permanent
Salary £30,000 – £35,000 pa
Reference Number XTS13105

Electrical & Electronic Test Control Systems Engineer


  • HND/Degree in Electrical & Electronic engineering or equivalent

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience in designing, fabricating, programming and commissioning bespoke test systems
  • Experience in generating technical and user documentation for test systems
  • Sound programming ability of PLC’s & HMI’s, preferably Siemens
  • Sound programming ability using C++, VB, Labview or similar
  • Experience of designing PCBs and Control panels
  • Experience working with AutoCAD and Pro Engineer
  • Able to work under his/her own initiative and formulate strategies for continual improvement.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • High standard of numeracy and literacy.


  • Review current manual Factory Qualification Test (FQT) methods of electro-mechanical assemblies and develop a technical specification for an automated/semi-automated test system
  • Generate a project proposal, including timelines and costing
  • Design, fabricate and install new test systems
  • Develop user documentation for test systems
  • Train users on the operation and maintenance of the test systems
  • Identify other operations within the production environment that could be automated and present proposals to senior management

Full UK driving licence is required

Vacancy Contact Details

View online detailed job description: Electrical & Electronic Test Control Engineer

Adecco UK,
Elstree Way,
+44 (0)20 8307 6000 (T)

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Andover
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £30,000 – £35,000 pa
Reference Number Electrical & Electronic Test Control Engineer

Test Consultant | Test Manager | Senior Test Analyst

Test Consultant / Test Manager / Senior Test Analyst required to join this privately owned international IT consultancy that provides bespoke end-to-end solutions to their vast amounts of financial clients. They have been established for over 15 years and have a huge emphasis on developing long lasting partnerships with Blue Chip portfolio with their technical expertise. My client employs circa 150 consultants who all specialise in technical engineering models.

They are currently expanding their Testing and Quality Assurance Team and are therefore looking for a range of Senior Test Analysts, Test Managers and Test Consultants. The successful Testing Professionals will have a strong background in Automation and Automation Tools. The Test Consultants will have expert knowledge in the following:

  • QTP (Quick Test Professional)
  • Or LoadRunner, Performance Center

The successful Test Consultant will stem from a background in Consultancy and have worked in Financial Services. You will have developed Automation Frameworks in QTP and/or LoadRunner by scripting languages such as VBScript, C, Java and XML. Other requirements include:

  • ISEB Foundation or better
  • BSc / BA / BEng or better in a Computer, Mathematics or Science related subject

My client really focuses on developing their employees. They will provide internal and external training on Financial Systems, Methodologies, Test Tools, Automation, Management and Programming. Their package for the right Test Manager / Consultant will include:

  • A salary up to £70,000
  • Non Contributory Pension
  • Bonus – Discretionary
  • Training
  • 25 days holiday
  • BUPA
  • Season Ticket Loan

Please apply to this vacancy should you feel you are right for the Test Consultant / Manager role. Please bear in mind you must have strong experience in Test Automation with either QTP (Quick Test Pro) or LoadRunner.

Vacancy Contact Details

Contact Name: Nick Mayo
View vacancy online here: Test Consultant | Test Manager | Senior Test Analyst

33 Queen Street
+44 (0)207 038 6400 (P)
+44 (0)207 038 6401 (T)
Email: info@modisintl.com (quote reference number in subject and FAO Nick Mayo)

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location City of London
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £50,000 – £70,000 pa + Non Cont
Reference Number Job Code: 1070415

Software Test Technician/Engineer

My client are looking for a software test technician/engineer to create a new department within the company. The company specialises in control and test systems for the automotive, aerospace and marine industries.

The ideal candidate will have experience in software testing, C and C++. The role will allow candidates to build a department from scratch and implement new procedures and techniques as they see fit. The role will involve testing programmes that have been written in C or C++ and feeding back the results to the software engineering department. The ideal candidate must be able to work on their own and have an affinity with mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering.

This is a unique role and will offer an exciting challenge to the right candidate.

Vacancy Contact Details

Omega Selection Services Limited
01453 827333 (T)
01453 827444 (F)
Contact name: amy.harris@omegaresource.co.uk
Website: Omega Selection Services Limited

If this position is of interest please call Amy Harris on 01453 827333 or send a CV to amy.harris@omegaresource.co.uk

Omega Resource Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Worcestershire
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £30,000 – £40,000 pa

c++ Test Development Engineer

Due to an exciting period of expansion a leading global provider of entertainment related software are looking to increase their test development function at their modern Surrey offices.

On a day to day basis you will be involved in the development of producing bespoke test scripts for a variety of exciting entertainment software products hence a strong understanding of both development and testing processes is required.

To perform this role you will ideally have skills in the following:

  • C/C++
  • Manual Software testing
  • Automated testing and the development of automated scripts
  • Any experience in video gaming or simulation software would be a huge bonus

This would be an excellent opportunity for a strong C++ developer looking to step into a role more focused on Quality Assurance and product testing, with a real chance to help towards the creation of innovative automated test methods for a world class set of products.

Complete with excellent salary and superb benefits, as well as a clearly defined career path this is a role not to be missed.

Vacancy Contact Details

Role is being advertised by Amiqus and you can apply via JobSite.

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Camberley, Croydon, Guildford, Kingston Upon Thames, Richmond Upon Thames
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £25,000 – £32,000 + Benefits

Services Support / Installation Engineer

We require a Project Engineer with experience in customer service with in technical environment. The ideal candidate will have a background in the Telecommunications industry.


  • Prior customer-facing, technical product support experience
  • Familiarity with Linux / UNIX systems and operation
  • Must be able to travel both UK and overseas (sometimes at short notice)
  • Basic experience of C Programming language
  • Experience of MySQL databases and query language
  • Experience of customer-facing, technical product support
  • Experience of Linux / UNIX system admin and database administration
  • Linux / UNIX accreditation(s)
  • Experience creating and trouble shooting VPN’s in a Cisco environment


To deliver excellent technical and operational support and first class customer service with an exceptional degree of customer satisfaction.

This role is highly customer focused: The main drive at all times is to ensure that clients/analysis teams are being regularly contacted and that calls are resolved in a timely manner.

  • To manage all requests made by analysts and to ensure that requests are routed to the correct departments within my client.
  • To evaluate managed services’ concerns and report to management on system support issues.
  • Testing of Software and Hardware
  • To work to set company standards of support and customer service.
  • To ensure all Managed Service SLA targets are met.

Vacancy Contact Details

Profile of Kinetic Search & Selection

Kinetic Search & Selection recruits for a diverse range of permanent roles in the Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing industries, with key specialism’s placed on niche sectors, including; Aerospace & Automotive, Chemical & Pharmaceutical, Energy & Utilities, Electronics & Technology, Food & Drink, F.M.C.G, Heavy Industry, Logistics & Distribution and Specialist Engineering.

Kinetic Midlands Search & Selection
01332 381 987 (T)
01332 381977 (F)
Contact Name: Simon Dowdall – simon.dowdall@kinetic-selection.co.uk
Apply Online: Services Support / Installation Engineer

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Derby
Start Date ASAP
Duration Full Time / Permanent
Salary £35,000 – £38,000 pa + benefits
Reference 80590

Software engineer/ Test Engineer/ Integration

Software Engineer/ Integration/Test Engineer to work for leading defence consultancy supporting development team by undertaking product level and QV testing. Software Engineer/Test Engineer will be doing software integration using C++. You will be working in Security cleared environment.

Job Description

As Software test engineer you will:

  • Prepare test specifications.
  • Prepare test reports.
  • Support technical reviews.
  • Support development teams by undertaking product level & QV testing.
  • Testing of software products.
  • Software integration & qualification of software release.

Key Skills Required

As Software /Integration engineer you will have:

  • Current security clearance.
  • Software design, code, Test, V&V.
  • Engineering in software development and Integration environment.
  • C++ Development.
  • OSI- layered communication- routing protocols.
  • Experience of Real time systems development, networking.
  • Defence/automotive/aerospace industry.
  • TCP/IP, UDP, MilCAN.
  • Windows or Linux development.

Great opportunity to work for leading defence consultancy.

Contact Details

CBSbutler operates as both an employment business and an employment agency.
01737 822000 (T)
01737 823031 (F)
Contact: Ben Long

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Contract / Temp
Location Newbridge
Start Date ASAP
Duration 3 Months
Salary £300 – £350 p/day

Software Integration and Test Engineer

An exciting opportunity for a software integration and test engineer has arisen with our client in Newport, a world-leading supplier of communications solutions that deliver increased military capability.
The software integration and test engineer will join the Software Development Group, based in South Wales and will be involved in developing suitable and independent testing of software products, including software integration and qualification of software releases, in support of the software development teams


  • Support the Software Development teams by undertaking product level and QV testing of the developed products.
  • Implementation of test harnesses to assist in software testing and integration at both CSC and CSCI levels.
  • Close co-operation with the software development teams in the investigation, diagnosis and reporting of software faults.
  • Preparation of test specifications and test reports.
  • Supporting technical reviews of test status.
  • Performing any other tasks related to product testing as directed by Software Test Lead.

Essential Skills and experience

  • BS Degree in EE, CS, Physics or equivalent.
  • Strong background in Software Design, Code, Test, VandV, version control using current methodologies, processes and tools.
  • Engineering experience in a Software Development and Integration environment. C++ development experience.
  • An understanding of the OSI-layered communications model, Internet protocols and Routing protocols.
  • Knowledge of test specification preparation.
  • Experience of real-time systems development, networking or control systems. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Desirable skills and experience

  • Defence/automotive/aerospace industry background.
  • Broad understanding of messaging protocols in both wired and wireless networks, e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, MilCAN
  • Familiar with Windows or Linux development environments.
  • Experience of Software Test Tools, e.g. LDRA TestBed, Rational Purify, PRQA, C++Unit.
  • Experience of OO Design and UML

Vacancy Contact Details

Elan Defence
+44 (0)117 930 4204 (T)
Contact: Aaron Joachim

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Contract / Temp
Location Newport
Start Date ASAP
Duration 6 months
Salary £300 – £350 p/day