Integrated Systems Test Engineer

  • Location

    New Malden

  • Sector:

    Automation & controls, Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45k per year

  • Contact:

    Charles Cureton

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446105

  • Job ref:


Integrated Systems Test Engineer

Vacancy ID: 176


Role Overview

NGSM are recruiting to build on our current team of experienced engineers to meet the challenges of providing both new & upgraded integrated systems to meet our Customers needs. The Integrated Systems Test Engineer role is crucial to ensure these systems are fully verified and validated in order meet the requirements to the Customers satisfaction.

This role is based at our New Malden site. Activities may occasionally be required to be conducted at our Customers site.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare, conduct and report V&V activities for integrated bridge, navigational and control systems (including Software functionality and Hardware Qualification as required).
  • Produce/review project technical documentation to project schedule.
  • Technical liaison with customers and suppliers as required.
  • Reviewing and challenging technical documentation received from Customer and suppliers.
  • Liaison with other engineering functions involved in the delivery of the programme (Hardware, Mechanical, Software, ILS, etc.).
  • Ensure all responsibilities are delivered in accordance with Company Standards of Conduct and contractual processes.
  • Travel to customer sites in the UK and overseas when required.
  • Carry out any other reasonable management request.

The activities are to be conducted to meet time and quality targets as defined by the Team Lead and Project Delivery Managers.

Please note for this particular role, all candidates must be eligible for SC - UK EYES ONLY clearance and therefore be a sole British National passport holder .

Skills & Experience

  • Degree or equivalent experience in software based integrated systems engineering, Control Systems engineering & Systems engineering lifecycle.
  • Reporting test metrics, including test management tool experience
  • Software testing experience of complex integrated systems
  • Fault diagnostic skills including fault identification and reporting
  • Experience in planning, conducting and reporting Hardware Environmental & EMC Qualification activities
  • Experience of Verification & Validation activities within a Systems Engineering lifecycle
  • Technical report writing skills to produce documentation to a high standard
  • Self-starter, to assign and execute a variety of project functions efficiently and professionally
  • Proficient user of MS office applications, Word, Excel etc.
  • Experience in defining test requirements and test equipment
  • Knowledge of maritime navigation and radar principles and technology
  • Test Automation experience
  • Familiar with IEC 61508
  • Familiar with IEC 60945

All of our roles require successful candidates to undergo and maintain a Baseline Personnel Security Standard and/or United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) to obtain a Security Check (SC) without restrictions. Please note that in the event that the required clearance cannot be obtained you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security.

About Us

With over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation, we have established ourself as a major global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems. We take pride in our commitment to provide 24/7support to all of our customers.

Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

Other Information

Positions Available: 1

Vacancy Type: Permanent

Location: New Malden


Salary From: £30,000

Salary To: £45,000

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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