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Environmental Test Engineer (482jc)

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Location: Greenford
Salary: £ Highly Competitive
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: Engineering, Health & Safety, Project Management
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
Our Client is a world leader in the research and development of cybersecurity. The Company develops secure communications devices and cryptographic equipment protecting such things as the worldwide internet, credit card transactions, military platforms and personnel.

Their Hardware Security Module is used to help secure the Internet DNS system, and also by many other commercial organisations such as Mastercard, Apple, Google, VeriSign and Shell. They have also developed and continue to develop next generation cryptographic products for the UK MoD and export markets involving leading edge hardware, firmware and software. The Company prides itself on providing state of the art development tools, an excellent working environment (at either their Gloucester site or the recently refurbished Greenford office which is easily accessible from London via the Central Line) and career development opportunities for employees in the very exciting cybersecurity domain.

They now have an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Engineer to join their engineering team based in Greenford.

Scope
• To work in a team of 2 Environmental Engineers in the support of environmental activities and produce test procedures and reports for each product tested.
• Some work will require travel to external test houses to monitor progress and report issues etc
• Projects vary in size and depth but normally they deal with a maximum of two products at a time

Key Responsibilities
• Liaise with design engineering teams to agree and define test strategies and procedures.
• Support in the design of test set-ups, jigs and fixtures.
• Follow test procedures in the execution of required tests (MIL-STD, DEF STAN, RTCA etc.).
• Set-up and competent operation of environmental test equipment (Vibration Shakers, Ovens and Climatic Chambers etc.).
• Work within environmental test team in the preparation and execution of test regimes, strategies, schedules etc.
• Support in the maintenance and control of the environmental test laboratory.
• Write technical acceptable test procedures, plans and reports for internal and external customers in line with company specifications.
• Operate PC based test equipment in laboratories in association with testing activities.
• Manage security of information as defined in the Security Manual.
• Effective at working in teams across other disciplines and levels
• Good organisational skills
• Willingness to learn

Role requirements
• Security Clearance desirable
• Able to travel within UK
• Clean driving license

Skills and Qualifications Required
• HNC Qualified (or equivalent) in an engineering-based discipline (or equivalent on-the-job experience)
• Basic knowledge of environmental test equipment
• Basic understanding of environmental test processes and procedures

Suitable for someone who
• This role will suit someone who wants to learn and develop into an experienced test engineer and into the management of environmental testing.
• The role will demand enthusiasm, willingness and motivation to succeed.
• The successful candidate will be provided with on-the-job job mentoring and training in all aspects of environmental engineering.

Competencies:
Problem Solving
• Uses logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions. Can see hidden problems and is excellent at honest analysis
Planning
• Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks. Breaks down work into process steps. Anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks.
Communications
• Is able to communicate clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles.
Decision Quality
• Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis and experience. Sought out by others for advice on solutions.
Organising
• Can marshal resources to get things done. Can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish goals.
Action Orientated
• Enjoys working hard. Is full of energy and seizes more opportunities than others.
Functional/Technical Skills
• Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment
Learning on the fly
• Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyses both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
Managing and measuring work
• Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; sets clear objectives and measures;
• Monitors process, progress, and results; designs feedback loops into work.

Benefits
Every employee is critical to our Client’s success and as such they offer a range of flexible employee benefits along with career development opportunities for motivated and dedicated employees.
In addition to a competitive salary, you will receive:
• 25 days holiday + bank holidays
• 4x your annual salary in life assurance
• Flexible benefits package (car scheme, retail vouchers, gym discounts, employee share scheme, ability to buy or sell annual leave and more!)
• Pension Scheme

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