Software Test Development Engineer

Hertfordshire | Engineering , Systems

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance, and as a minimum be living in the UK 5 years. .

Working: Flexible working hours and some remote working potentials where possible.

It's no wonder, they have been among the winners of the annual Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards, 2022, and most recently receiving three accreditation gold standard awards with Investors in People!

"Interesting work. Good work-life balance. Employees made to feel valued." Software Engineer, 5 Dec 2022. *Glassdoor review.

"Promotes and believes in a good work/life balance Interesting work on most programmes Encourages internal mobility. Offers good development/training opportunities" Principal Systems Engineer, 19 Dec 2022. *Glassdoor review.

As the Software Test Development Engineer you will be designing, developing and supporting Engineering based Test Equipment software to test world leading complex systems and sub-components;

Working with a wide range of teams and collaborators across the business to deliver Test Engineering software capability of products from early concept to production;

You will explore and experiment with new implementations and technologies to meet the ever exciting customer requirements;

  • Challenging and implementing real change when opportunities arise in the way the software is developed both within test software and the wider software community.
  • Embracing Agility and delivering value to the company giving you are real sense of achievement .
  • Working in a Software Engineering office / lab environment engaging with test equipment and electronic circuitry.

Experience needed:

  • Strong ability to write software in C / C++
  • Proactive and able to take ownership of the software development.
  • Previous experience working in an agile development team.
  • A good understanding of automation, continuous integration and DevOps principles and practices
  • Experience of electronics measurement and debug techniques using equipment such as DVM's. oscilloscopes and spectrum analysers
  • Understanding of communications and serial interfaces such as TFTP, Ethernet, RS232, RS422, RS485, Modbus, CAN and 1553 buses
  • Can articulate the benefits of key software craftsmanship practices like unit testing and good design
  • Someone who is comfortable with change and understands the importance of continuous improvement within a modern software development team.
  • Experience of Test Driven Development within a software engineering context and comfortable with practices like pair programming and lightweight design modelling


  • Experience / Exposure in the Defence or Aerospace sectors.
  • Experience in the development of test solutions.
  • Experience with C# and scripting languages would be very useful.
  • Experience working with tools such as Lab Windows CVI or Test stand would be an advantage.

For full information, please get in touch!

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