Testing & Validation Engineer

Job Title: Testing & Validation Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough
Salary: £30 - £35 per hour
Start Date: 2021-12-30
Reference: BH-477
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 30, 2021 10:33

Job Description

Systems Validation Engineer

This role may interest a traditional engineer with interest in software coding & mobile app development or a software developer with good knowledge of machinery or sytems.

Are you an Automotive Engineer with an understanding of developing apps for commercial processes?

Do you understand telemetry & how it can be integrated into cutting edge tools for vehicles?

Would you like to work for a world leader in their field?


We are looking to recruit an Development engineer for a Peterborough based organisation, you will be coordinating the development & testing of mobile apps to be used within the automotive industry.

They will be condition monitoring & providing user input/innovation for complex machinery.


Role Overview

  • Developing digital product, making sure things are working as expected.
  • Develop failure mode analysis and validation plans with support relevant subject matter experts as required
  • Using excel assessing risk. 
  • Overseeing / Running testing via user or mathematical testing.
  • Meetings with various groups developing the product
  • Document and gain consensus on test plans with the team
  • Working closely with the overall architect.
  • Writing reports and demonstrating that it is all working. (Math/coding)
  • Matlab/Python preferred. Although training would be offered to engineers without these skills
  • Co-Ordination of Validation testing for the apps. Not hands on testing (validation testers will do this, you will be ensuring the testing is being done & on track).
  • Working with a simulation engineer, to test and validate failure modes

Key Skills

  • Experience working with digital delivery, e.g. IT / software development / engineering data
  • Coding understanding & experience – whether commercial or personal exp of this,
  • Understands how software and products are developed (experience in the process)
  • Able to technically communicate (understand what the app is trying to achieve / how to collect the needed data & must be credible in gaining information)

This is an interesting & varied role expected to be a very long term contract (min 12-24 months, likely longer).

It is due to start early in the New Year, although the client can wait for the right candidate


Salary/Rate £30 - £35 (FCSA Umbrella – This role is deemed inside IR35)

Location Peterborough

£30 - £35 ph (FCSA Umbrella) – Paye available too (£20 - £23ph)




Please apply for further details.