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Senior Software Engineer Engineering
Test Technician Engineering

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

If you enjoy working with a great team of engineers who design products that enhance the drive-ability of electric vehicles, we may have the job for you!

Curtis Instruments UK, Ltd is currently recruiting for a Senior Software Engineer for its UK Engineering Center (UKEC), located in the North East of England.

The Senior Software Engineer independently designs, codes and debugs software for the real-time control applications. Works with motor control engineers to realise effective and efficient real-time control algorithms. Follows software development cycles including software requirements capture and verification of software to these requirements. Carries out unit testing of functions. Provides Engineering support of a product development and continuation team. Works with electronic design team to optimize logic and microprocessor circuit implementations. Follow and document engineering procedures.

In addition, your responsibilities will include:

  • Design, setup and run tests to ensure the design meets specifications.
  • Apply novel techniques and tools to improve design time, cost, reliability and functionality.
  • Maintain records and documentation on all designs, tests and analysis.
  • Work within a small design team to complete assigned objectives.
  • Debug systems from prototypes, development, and customer returns.
  • Participate in software design, electrical schematic and project reviews.
  • Participate in the preparation of development specifications.

We are interested in hearing from you if you possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years’ experience in embedded, real-time software.
  • Expert in real-time software programming using high level languages.
  • Expert user of emulators, in-circuit testing and software debugging tools/techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop designs to meet project costs, performance and schedules.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of control and feedback systems for power and motor control
  • Demonstrated knowledge of microprocessor circuits and implementation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software analysis, documentation and design of experiments.
  • Knowledge of good engineering practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including mentoring capabilities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • PC literate with experience in MS Office and databases.
If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Test Technician

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

Curtis Instruments UK, Ltd is currently recruiting for a Test Technician for its UK Engineering Center (UKEC), located in the North East of England.

We are searching for a well-organized, reliable electronics technician to join our excellent company The opportunity is to offer Technician support of a product development and continuation team. This role will involve working closely with the hardware and software engineering teams, you will be responsible for assisting in the set-up of test benches and test jigs, maintenance and repair of electronic systems and devices. Modifications and upgrades to prototype hardware as well as extensive help in testing system performance, analyze and report on results

In addition, your responsibilities will include:

 

 Build/Assemble, Commission, Debug electronic circuits, components and PCB assemblies for new product development and sustaining projects.

  • Design, setup and wire test environments and Jigs
  • Run tests to ensure the design meets specifications.
  • Maintain records and documentation on all tests and analysis.
  • Monitor and report on project progress
  • Estimate damage and calculate the cost of materials
  • Test system functionality and analyse data
  • Repair malfunctions in circuitry and other system structures
  • Read and comprehend complex manuals and diagrams
  • Update reports and maintain inventory
  • Collaborate with engineers and other professionals on technical tasks
  • Use various tools to build and repair systems (e.g. grinders)
  • Sourcing or fabricating replacement parts for electronic systems.
  • Use industry standard development systems to achieve traceability and cross referencing for V&V.
  • Work within a small design team to complete assigned objectives.
  • Troubleshoot circuits from prototypes, development, and customer returns.
  •  Assist other departments in the resolution of design related problems.
  • Assist with NPI team liaison with end of line test
  • All other duties as assigned. ​​​​​​

 

We are interested in hearing from you if you possess the following:

  • HNC/HND or equivalent (preferably with bias towards power electronics).
  • 3 years’ hands-on experience in a production test and/or technician role
  • Experience of working with systems up to 350V DC (or above)
  • An intuitive and practical disposition
  • Familiarity working with various tools and equipment
  • MS Office and diagnostic software (e.g. PC-based)
  • Excellent physical condition and hand-eye coordination
  • An understanding of Safe practice (H&S)
  • Knowledge of analog or digital implementation of embedded controls and switching for power electronic operation.
  • Knowledge of switching power converters (preferably Motor drives and controls).
  • Knowledge of ESD/EMC principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of circuit analysis, and design of experiments.
  • Great interpersonal skills.
  • Passion for Electronics.
  • Willingness to learn and accept constructive feedback.

 

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

 

If this sounds like you, please apply today!