£45 per hour
Job Type:

Digital Test Software Engineer

Digital Test Software Engineer          


6 months        

£45 per hour limited company rate    


The main duty for the successful candidate will be towards the generation of test systems capable of carrying out both proof-of-design and performance tests within a world leading high-tech digital processor product business-line.

Candidate will be expected to work within product teams to capture design information, discuss and agree procedures for testing at all stages of assembly and ensure all work is sufficiently defined to allow accurate cost and scheduling data to be generated. Main roles of the candidate will be:

Software design and debug

Automatic test procedure generation

Hardware/software integration and debug

Test validation and design proving

Design and software control (versioning, documentation, technical reviews)

Work efficiently within a dedicated test system design team

Support of test activities leading to unit delivery


Qualifications and/or Skills



Engineering Degree (Electrical, Software or closely related discipline), 2.1 or above.

Very strong background in software design and implementation, especially in the context of a test application

Fluent in several software languages (C/C++, Java, Python)

Proven track-record in a product “design and test” business environment

Understanding and practical application of RF test & measurement equipment (including the use of programming interfaces)

Very strong background in software/hardware integration and debug

Commitment to delivering technical reports as required by the project team.



Experience of working within a product manufacture and test domain

Knowledge of digital electronics design and manufacture (schematic capture, PCB, FPGA/ASIC, power architecture)

Knowledge of SQL and database applications


Previous Experience

Essential: Extensive experience of software application design and development

Desirable: strong knowledge of working with a test and measurement team or function


For more information please contact John Paul at Protec Technical Ltd.

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