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Vacancy Details

Test and Configuration Engineer - REF No. HQ5442

Industry Sector: Engineering - Electronic
Location: Sunbury, Surrey, England

Salary: from £35000 to £37500 per Annum

FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: Emma Newman

Job Summary

As a result of continued growth, an opportunity has become available to work for a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of high-performance robotic camera systems used in television studios across the world. The Test & Configuration Engineer will be responsible to work on the robotic camera systems prior to system acceptance and customer delivery, configuration of the system and proposed acceptance test procedures. The systems range from single camera Pan and Tilt Heads to complete multi-studio fully-robotic XY pedestals and rail camera systems. Applications from Ex-Military Personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged

Detailed Job Description

HQ5442 Test and Configuration Engineer

Salary: £35,000 - £37,500 DOE

Location: Sunbury on Thames

Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday

As a result of continued growth, an opportunity has become available to work for a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of high-performance robotic camera systems used in television studios across the world. The Test & Configuration Engineer will be responsible to work on the robotic camera systems prior to system acceptance and customer delivery, configuration of the system and proposed acceptance test procedures. The systems range from single camera Pan and Tilt Heads to complete multi-studio fully-robotic XY pedestals and rail camera systems.

Applications from Ex-Military Personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged

Key Responsibilities:

* Set-up and configuration of systems coming from the in-house production facility
* Testing pre-release developments ensuring new systems meet defined test requirements
* Testing of repaired units following customer return when required
* Hand over of completed systems for final acceptance testing by customer service engineers

Person Specification:

* Attention to detail
* 'Can-do' Attitude
* Forward thinking
* Professional
* Comfortable under pressure, clear focus on priorities to meet delivery deadlines
* Excellent customer service and communication skills
* Proactive, adaptable approach to troubleshooting.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications;

* Electronic Engineering (HNC/HND/Degree)
* Experience of testing digital and analogue electronic sub systems
* Mechanical engineering experience would be an advantage
* Software upload and configuration experience (Windows/Linux applications)
* Firmware update experience

Benefits;

* 25 days plus bank holidays
* Pension Scheme

Salary; £35,000 - £37,500 DOE


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