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LabVIEW TestStand Systems Engineer

  • Location: Christchurch
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 6 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: asap
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 01 January 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH80946_1700492399

Are you an experienced Systems Engineer with LabVIEW / TestStand experience looking for your next opportunity supporting solutions with the Aerospace and Defence sector? If so, the following permanent role might be for you….

My client is a leading cross-industry provider of complex test systems; providing solutions to the major Aerospace, Defence & Space Primes as well as the platform manufacturers and defence contractors.

They are looking for a Systems Engineer with LabVIEW / TestStand experience, (could also consider a LabVIEW / Teststand developer aspiring to be a Systems Engineer), to support their Strategic Programmes Business Unit with all of our day-to-day design and development requirements.

The successful candidate will be involved with the development of LabVIEW / TestStand application test packages to provide data acquisition and interfacing to sensors and instrumentation.

This Engineering role is a great chance to enhance your career and gain huge experience solving problems.

You will be responsible for:

  • Designing modular test systems used across a number of industries such as Space, Air, Military and Nuclear.
  • Working on projects from start to finish:
    • Requirements capture :concept, specification and feasibility of solution
    • Design and development
    • Supporting production (during manufacturing phase)
    • Drive the commissioning and validation of the system
    • Play key role in the final acceptance of the equipment
  • Working closely with our customers and contribute to their overall test strategy


  • Experience of Systems architecture of Automatic Test Equipment
  • Software, design, development and coding (LabVIEW, TestStand) experience
  • High level of Hardware Design and knowledge of Analog/Digital electronics
  • Qualified to Bachelor Degree or higher in one of the following: Software, Electronics or Physics
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience, at least 2 years in Systems Design role
  • Experience in using high speed technologies and COTS instruments
  • Previous experience in a similar engineering role with an advanced electrical engineering company (desirable)
  • Software, design and coding in other languages such as Python, C++/ JAVA and Windows programming including .NET (desirable)
  • Knowledge in digital buses (A429, RSxxx, CAN, Ethernet, AFDX) (desirable)

The package:

  • You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including private healthcare, very generous pension (4%/8%) and 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.

*** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***