ATE Programmer (M/F)

  • Company : MatchTech
  • Localisation : Dorset, Wimborne - UK - South West England
  • Position : ATE Programmer
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-08-10

Job Description


Our client are looking for a Automated Test Engineer Programmer to test capability to support complex aerospace systems test software being produced to DO-178B standards. Internally this role will be referred to as an Automated test Engineer (ATE) Programmer

As a Automated Test Engineer Programmer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Development of Production Acceptance Test (PAT) suites and applications
  • Development of applications for simulation of products to support Test
  • Replacement of legacy manual tests sets onto ATE systems
  • Future development of ATE\'s
  • Development of drivers to support hardware used on ATE

We are looking for versatile engineers who can operate in more than one of the areas above. The roles involve developing test applications, developing tests, running tests and analysing test results.

All applications, drivers and simulation software used on ATE equipment is developed using National Instruments LabVIEW and TestStand.

The items under test are avionics hardware and embedded software and hence experience of avionics interfaces (e.g. ARINC, 1553, CANBUS) is advantageous. All software (including test equipment) is developed to DO-178B standards.

As a Automated Test Engineer Programmer your experience and qualifications should include

  • A proven background in testing using a formal process.
  • Attention to detail & a methodical approach
  • Experience in a laboratory environment and use of equipment such as Digital Multimeters, oscilloscopes, logic analysers, emulators etc.
  • General PC skills, in particular Word, Excel etc.
  • A good understanding of hardware and associated Test practises
  • Advanced experience in using LabVIEW or TestStand
  • Good experience in writing and debugging of TestStand sequences
  • Firm understanding of ESD practises and general awareness of working in an EPA laboratory

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Required profile


ATE, Labview, TestStand
  • Start date : ASAP
  • Term :
  • Experience Required : 5 to 10 years
  • Salary :
  • References : EMP391162_1502380102
  • Activity area : Defence and security

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