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Test Solutions Hardware Engineer

TEST SOLUTIONS HARDWARE ENGINEER


Role Summary


We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Warton as a Test Solutions Hardware Engineer.


The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work within a major defence company and support production and delivery of IT hardware racks/cabinets to the RAF and and other export Defence industry customers.



Key Responsibilities



  • Interpretation of higher-level 'system' requirements to aid with the production of the cabinets.

  • Hardware build of modular computing server cabinets, using basic hand and power tools (screwdrivers, spanners, drills, etc.)

  • Installation of network cabling within the cabinets and power distribution hardware

  • Assessment of safety and environmental risks

  • Production of safety test procedures to satisfy the electrical test requirements for compliance to the Low Voltage Directive (and CE Marking or equivalent).

  • Production of basic functional test procedures to confirm that selected IT hardware is operational

  • Adherence to relevant Air and departmental design standards and processes.

  • Supporting internal design reviews including formal Engineering Lifecycle Design Reviews.

  • Supporting hardware commissioning at customer premises.

  • Complete all hardware configuration activities including documentation and release.

  • Completion of all activities to the agreed budget and delivery schedule.


Key skills & qualifications




  • Microsoft Visio 2010 Professional.

  • Follow Hardware and electrical design.

  • Good Technical report writing (MS Office tools).



  • Essential - Competent in the build of IT computing cabinets

  • Essential - Competent in the use of Microsoft Visio 2010 Professional or similar CAD package

  • Essential - Competent in the use of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)



  • Desirable - Degree educated in a science/engineering discipline or HND/HNC

  • Desirable - Knowledge of and conformance to the MoD JSP480 regulations would be an advantage

  • Desirable - Competent in IT cabinet design including electrical



Knowledge of and conformance to the MoD JSP480 regulations would be an advantage but not essential


What we're looking for in you



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

  • Stakeholder management skills.



Location: Warton



Rate: £40.00 per hour (inside IR35)



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