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System Test Engineer

Our client is a world leading innovator in their industry, distributing across 5 continents with customers in more than 100 countries.  Continuing their success, they have a great opportunity for a System Test Engineer to join their R&D team testing new software, firmware and hardware solutions to provide the highest quality feature set as expected by their customer base.

This role is office-based in Derby.  Flexible working around core hours is available, but you will need to be able to commute to Derby on a daily basis.

Required skills:

  • Familiarity with the software development lifecycle, testing methodologies and tools.
  • At least 5 years’ experience of testing software, ideally in a commercial environment.
  • Experience of test case generation, test data design, test methodologies and bug report processes.
  • A basic understanding of networking, or a background in network support
  • Excellent observation skills and high attention to detail.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal support.
  • Ability to produce clear and concise testing documentation.

Desirable skills:

  • Creation and execution of test suites and bug tracking in Azure Devops.
  • Experience of testing firmware and hardware in a complex system environment.
  • Hands on experience of building System Test rigs from ordering required kit to final build.
  • Experience in Network troubleshooting i.e., performing Wireshark trace analysis.
  • Some experience of creating automated test scripts using Python.
  • Experience with AV products.
  • Experience of assisting with on-site customer support requests.


An excellent benefits package is on offer, including the following:

  • 27 days holiday (plus 8 additional bank holidays)
  • BUPA Private Healthcare
  • Flexible holiday scheme
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • An annual profit share bonus scheme
  • Flexitime policy between 7am-7pm
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Employees are eligible for life assurance/death in service which provides a cover of three times

A basic salary of up to £45,000 is on offer, depending on experience.  Interested?  Send your CV now!

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Derby
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