Test Systems Engineer - Labview

Job Title: Test Systems Engineer - Labview
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough
Salary: £27 - £32 per hour
Start Date: 2016-10-13
Reference: 18834Lab
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 30, 2017 17:00

Job Description

Key Responsibilities of the Test Data Systems Software Engineer
·Complete proposed changes or additions to systems, programs, or infrastructure components including hardware, software, or network. Working solely or as part of a team the Test Data Systems Software Engineer will produce and carry out software designs and modifications as well as developing solutions to customer related requests and/or systems problems
·Development and integration of data acquisition software and associated subsystems and components
·Administration of data post processing tools and associated systems
·Team representative and SME in engineering project work and Facility upgrade projects
·Attending to breakdowns and supporting Operations if TDS Technicians require help and support or are unavailable
·Investigating issues that occur and implementing a permanent correct action with appropriate documentation
·Close collaboration with facility peers as well as internal customers, seeking out opportunities to pro-actively improve systems/software
·Development and/or integration of major system and software modules and programs
·Knowledgeable of real-time operating environments, logic diagrams, testing, debugging and documentation
·Specifying information flows, processes and procedures, data objects and dialogues between information systems and their users
·Converts logical specifications and/or flow charts into more detailed designs; Translates design

Qualifications and Experience required for the Test Data Systems Software Engineer role
·Extensive knowledge of multiple facets control/data acquisition software applications e.g. DSG DatAqPro, AVL Puma, CP Cadet, D2t Morphee etc. and a proven track record of the modification, development and tailoring of such software to meet Performance and Emissions Engineers requirements
·Very good understanding of software development, particularly C# development in Visual Studio
·Competent with developing modularised test software
·Good knowledge of High Speed Data Capture Systems such as D2t Osiris and the integration and use of within an engine test cell environment
·Engine test software development experience of test cell control and instrumentation systems and key building blocks' e.g. AVL fuel meters, Horiba gas analysers, particulates samplers etc.
·Proficient in design and development of individual components/modules (e.g. Horiba 7xxx, Sierra BG3 etc.) within the data acquisition environment as well as integrating each fully into the core software structure
·Demonstrated experience of automotive tools' and facilities such as Vector CANape and the use of ASAP driver and MCD3 creator in combination with the data acquisition system
·Super user/Administration level of expertise with Data Post Processing tools such as AVL Concerto and National Instruments DiaDem
·Good programming skills (C#,, C++ etc.)
·Outstanding knowledge of PC hardware, software and networks
·Good understanding of databases (including Oracle)
·Excellent computer application skills to support job requirements (Email, MS Excel, MS Word, etc.)
·Excellent knowledge of LAN and wireless networks
·Working knowledge of Emissions and instrumentation equipment control and measurement techniques
·Working knowledge of measurement techniques for pressure, temperature, flow, displacement, vibration and strain
·Driving the improvement and training of self-looking for technical and competency skills gaps where improvement could be made
·Demonstrated Automated Test Equipment (ATE) design/development experience (S/W and H/W) in a production environment or similar
·Demonstrated software version control and expertise and execution
·Software development lifecycle and techniques expertise (Agile etc.)
·Labview and/or CVI expertise and associated embedded measurement instruments
·Six Sigma trained and certified
·8D problem solving experience
·FMEA experience and usage

This is a new role, recently created which is likely to turn into a very long term and interesting opportunity, please apply for further details

£27 - £32 per hour, although the client has indicated they may consider applications outside of these guidelines on a case by case basis