Systems Test And Validation Engineer

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Systems Test And Validation Engineer

This as a great opportunity for a vehicle systems test/validation engineer to be part of a successful British brand and be involved with iconic motorcycles. Through bold design, purposeful engineering and a genuine passion for the ride, they create distinctive motorcycles. If your passionate about engineering and an expert on vehicle CAN communication networks along with having a background in software/hardware testing then this could be an opportunity for you.

Job Description


Leicestershire, Hinckley



Department: Design

Reporting to: Team Leader – Electrical

My client is a successful British brand and is world renowed for building iconic motorcycles. Through bold design, purposeful engineering and a genuine passion for the ride, they create distinctive motorcycles.

Our Engineers are key to achieving this goal. We design all of our motorcycles in Leicestershire and manufacture components and complete motorcycles in five factories in Leicestershire and Thailand, as well as assembling motorcycles at our CKD facilities in Brazil and India. We are currently seeking a Systems Test and Validation engineer to work within our Electrical Design team to help ensure our electrical systems meet our stringent quality standards in terms of both hardware and software functionality.

Duties and responsibilities:

Identify effective test strategies for a given component/system and create test plans accordingly.
Run manual and automated black box tests and collate & analyse the results.
Maintain detailed ‘bug lists’, document issues found during testing and create periodic test reports to show progress.
Analyse existing / Create new Functional specifications and other systems related documents to a high standard.
Work with suppliers to feedback issues found during testing
Conduct whole bike practical tests according to the companies standard test procedures.
Essential skill requirements:

Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field; or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability.
Previous relevant experience in either s development or test automation role.
Experience in creating software test plans and defining manual and automated black box test cases.
Strong communication and technical reporting skills, including the ability to communicate with overseas suppliers.
Excellent troubleshooting skills from both a hardware and software point of view.
Proficiency in C or C++.
Excellent team working skills and the ability to work under pressure to achieve tight deadlines.

Desirable skill requirements:

Experience with CAN communication and familiarity with CANalyser / CANoe or a similar software package.
Strong scripting skills in at least one common language (Python, Perl, Shell).
Previous experience in an automotive testing environment.
Additional Information:

The company offers a variety of competitive benefit schemes which can be utilised by all staff including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, a Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Childcare Vouchers. Additionally, all staff have the opportunity to purchase motorcycles, clothing and accessories at a heavily discounted rate.

Job Title: Systems Test & Validation Engineer / Senior Systems Test & Validation Engineer

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Richard Mugridge

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Electronics, software and control is my specialty. It is the heart of any design and I am excited to see how it evolves our future. I pride myself on delivering a professional yet personal service. I genuinely care and take time to understand and present my clients and candidates with options and suggestions that they may not have considered.