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Electronics Test Technician

  • Location: Guildford
  • Salary: £380 - £480 per day + Negotiable, Inside IR35 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 29 April 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82114_1710775826

Do you want to work at the forefront of Technology and Software? Are you interested in supporting the safety of our society and the protection of industry in the UK and across the globe? If so, the following role may be right for you…

We are looking for 3 x Electronic Test Technicians/Engineers to join our existing team onsite in Guildford on an initial 3 month contract (extension possible). You will be involved with all aspects of the assembly and test of our complex digital and analogue electronic products, working closely with the current team of Manufacturing Engineers and Hardware Developers. You will work across all stages of the product lifecycle including prototypes, productionisation, production and support, which will help you develop a deep technical understanding of our products. You will use electronic engineering principles to identify improvements and overcome technical issues quickly.

As an Electronic Test Engineer, you will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Integrating, configuring and testing electronic products.
  • Maintenance of test specifications and procedures.
  • Configuring computer systems and ATE, including oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analysers (training will be required for all specialist operations).
  • Ensuring the correct test equipment and tools are available, fit for purpose and calibrated
  • Undertaking fault diagnosis, typically with support from senior engineers
  • Ensuring our production environment is safe and that operations are carried out in a safe and controlled manner.


To succeed within the role of an Electronic Test Engineer, you'll have experience in a similar position and you'll have the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to Level 3 (ONC or equivalent) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or able to demonstrate relevant practical engineering experience working in a live electronics production environment.
  • Familiarity with electronic components and their in-circuit functionality.
  • Understanding of electronic principles, circuit diagrams, assembly drawings, BoMs and test specifications.
  • Operation of electronic test equipment (oscilloscopes, spectrum analysers, network analysers, function generators, etc).
  • Experience interacting with computer systems running Linux.

Due to the urgency and security nature of this role, candidates must be British National and hold live and transferrable SC Clearance.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Achieve a work/life balance
  • Increase earning potential
  • Develop your skills
  • Be appreciated and valued

If this sounds like the role for you, apply now as a start date is fast approaching!