Location Stevenage
Job-type Full time
Salary £60k - 75k per year + Up to 21% Bonus + Excellent Benefits + Pension + Flexible Working
Contact Annabel Clifford
Call Annabel
Email [email protected]
Reference 103538

Job Title: Senior Test Software Engineer                              

Location: Stevenage

Pay Range/details: £60,000 – £75,000

Contract Type: Permanent



My client, who are on of the UK’s biggest design and production capability of weapon systems in the defence industry are currently recruiting for a Senior Software Engineers or Electronic Engineers with transferable talent, who are experienced in test solutions.

You’ll be employed onsite in Hertfordshire, with the opportunity to work on a hybrid basis with flexible hours.

It is a multi-disciplined, dynamic, focused, and agile team specialising in all aspects of test solution design, including software, hardware, simulation, and real-time systems. This team is a great hub to learn about the company's entire product portfolio, whilst embracing the change to DevOps and other innovative technologies.


Key Responsibilities – Senior Test Software Engineer

  • Working within a multi-disciplined, dynamic, focused, and agile team
  • Working with a diverse portfolio of projects, influencing product certification, manufacturing output, and support activities
  • As a key player in Test Software, you will be partially responsible for developing and supporting software packages that utilise Test Equipment hardware.
  • Assist the conformance and quality of the product range from development, through production, and into field test scenarios.
  • Embracing change to DevOps and other innovative technologies

Qualifications & Requirements – Senior Test Software Engineer

  • Industry experience as a software engineer or electronic engineer with transferable talent into software development for test solutions.
  • Ability to mentor junior engineers
  • Proficiency in one of the following languages: C, C++, or ADA
  • Motivation to develop reliable, high-performance, standardized, and documented software.
  • Strong analytical and design ability, including review and critical analysis.
  • 'Can do' and flexible approach, enjoying solving technical problems that may extend beyond the bounds of software.
  • Eagerness to work on novel products where the software produced is time and mission critical.
  • Effective communication skills with multiple stakeholders, including Systems Engineering, Electronics and Electrical, and Test and Validation

What we can offer – Senior Test Software Engineer

  • Bonus potential of up to 21% annually
  • Combined pension contribution (employer and employee) of up to 14%
  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays (with the option to purchase additional holidays)
  • Enhanced parental leave, offering up to 26 weeks for adoption and shared parental leave, with additional benefits for paternity leave, neonatal leave, and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Outstanding on-site facilities, including subsidised meals, free parking, and a gym.
  • Robust career progression and development opportunities
  • Possible relocation package available


For more information on this role, please contact Annabel Clifford on 01453 829 536 or send a copy of your CV to [email protected]

Candidates who are currently a Software Test Engineer, Electronic Test Engineer, Test Software Engineer, Software Capability Engineer may be suitable for this position.

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