DESIGN VALIDATION ENGINEER Location: Cottenham, Cambridge   COUNTRY: UK

Cosworth is a global technology business that delivers high performance engines and electronic solutions for customers in the automotive and motorsport sectors.

Our motorsport heritage gives us the knowledge and passion for innovation, performance, and reliability. We are constantly seeking innovative ways to redefine the boundaries, while striving to deliver the reliability that customers expect.

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced engineer with a broad development skill set to join a team of talented engineers.

Based in our Cambridge office, the role offers the successful candidate the chance to work on a wide variety of challenging projects in the automotive and motorsport sector.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Can source product requirements and create appropriate test solutions.
  • Create and run manual and automated tests on our hardware and software platforms.
  • Ability to use tools and software available to create thorough and realistic test environments.
  • Be the voice of the customer during product development discussions.
  • Work with the development teams to reproduce hardware issues and debug technical issues.
  • Perform system testing activities using Cosworth test vehicles. This requires a full UK driving licence.

Design, commission and maintain laboratory and test equipment systems.

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS & ATTRIBUTES

 Essential:

  • BSc/MSc or BEng/MEng level Degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent qualification.
  • Varied electronics experience.
  • Experience¬†with automating tests and are drawn to the challenge of automating testing where it makes sense to do so.
  • Ability to recognize system deficiencies and advise on effective solutions
  • Ability to look to assess and interpret complex systems to determine route cause of error.
  • Ability to see things from the perspective of our customers, and spot when new features will cause real problems for our customers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal and team-working skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Desirable but not essential:

  • Able to demonstrate a track record of successful implementation of test automation and scripting
  • Experience in CAN bus and other automotive standards.
  • Familiar with build and release processes and techniques
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