Contract Test Engineer with Embedded & Hardware, Edinburgh.

Location: West Lothian, Scotland Salary: £38 - £42 per hour +
Sector: Engineering Type: contract

Supporting an established Engineering company with offices on the outskirts of Edinburgh, we are looking for a Contract Test Engineer with Embedded & Hardware Development experience.

The role will likely last 12 months+ and you need to be able to start by late March.


  • Generation of Functional/Design Verification Test Specifications for Software and Firmware components
  • Developing and executing automated regression tests for Software and Firmware components
  • Execution of manual Software and Firmware tests
  • Supporting delivery of Software and Firmware components into system/integration teams
  • Work as part of a Scrum team to deliver fully tested new functionality and bug fixes, must be able to understand a technical product and identify key test areas
  • To analyse and evaluate test results and write reports
  • Support hardware and software design engineers


  • Background in Electronic/Software Engineering (degree or equivalent)
  • 5 years' experience working on product development project teams, ideally testing electronic devices


  • Experience with a test automation framework, e.g. UFT, QTP, Selenium etc…
  • Able to work in a team, but with minimal direct supervision
  • Able to follow established working practices / standards
  • Able to analyse and evaluate test results and write reports

- Python / Pytest exposure , with Linux


  • Use of version control system, e.g. SVN
  • Bug tracking tool experience (OnTime, Bugzilla, Jira, Trac, etc...)
  • Working as part of a Scrum/Agile team

If you are interested in this role then please send me your latest CV or give me a call in the Manchester office. You can find me on LinkedIn also.

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