Test Engineer

By | 2018-05-04T13:51:50+00:00 April 18th, 2018|

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Employment type: Contract / Interim

day rate: £300 to £350
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Job Description

aspire cambridge are seeking a Contract Test Engineer to join our client based Cambridge. The role offers the successful candidate the chance to work on a wide variety of challenging projects in the automotive and motorsport sector.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform regression and exploratory testing on embedded Linux and AutoSAR automotive ECU products
  • Design and develop test cases and test plans to ensure software meets its functional and non-functional acceptance criteria & complies with strict automotive standards.
  • Work with development team to reproduce software issues and problem solve technical issues.
  • Perform system testing actions using laboratory bench setup and in vehicle systems. This requires a full UK driving licence.
  • Design, commission and maintain laboratory bench and in vehicle test equipment.
  • Develop automate software test processes where possible

Skills, Qualifications & Attributes:

You will have:

  • BSc/MSc or BEng/MEng level Degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent qualification.
  • Basic electronics experience
  • Ability to easily recognize system deficiencies and advise on effective solutions
  • Ability to look to prove what is actually happening rather than work off assumptions, and enjoy getting under the skin of something, and figuring out the ramifications of complex interactions
  • Ability to see things from the perspective of our customers, and spot when new features will cause real problems for clients customers
  • Experience with automating tests, and are drawn to the challenge of automating testing where it makes sense to do so.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal and team-working skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills

Desirable but not essential:

  • Able to demonstrate a track record of successful implementation of test automation and scripting
  • Experience in CAN bus communications and script development using Vector tools.
  • Agile Methodologies experience, SCRUM an advantage
  • Familiar with build and release processes and techniques
  • Familiar with source code control, CI, and deployment tools – ideally Git
  • ISEB/ISTQB Certificate in Software Testing

Start: ASAP
Duration: 3 Months
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hours: Full Time
Day Rate: £300 to £350

If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant skills and would like to apply please call our team on or apply online. Whilst we’d love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven’t heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

aspire cambridge ltd is acting as an employment business in regards to this contract opportunity. Our accredited recruitment consultants offer specialist marketplace expertise across our seven specialist recruitment divisions; engineering and manufacturing, finance and accountancy, hospitality, information technology, legal and hr, office support and sales and marketing. Our ever-expanding network of client companies exceeds 3000 active organisations that we engage with on a regular basis. We have an unrivaled knowledge of the jobs marketplace so it’s no wonder that we hold an impressive track record of exceeding client and candidate expectations. How do we do it? By “placing people first”.


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