Software Engineer at Teledyne Defence & Space, Shipley, £Contract Rate

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  • Shipley, UK
  • Apr 07, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Company Overview

Teledyne Defence & Space (a business unit of Teledyne Aerospace & Defence Electronics UK) provide enabling technologies for industrial growth markets. We have evolved from a company that was primarily focused on aerospace and defence, to one that serves multiple markets that require advanced technology and high reliability.

Teledyne Defence & Space (TDS) can offer fully integrated SwAp-C EW solutions, MFA’s and fully operational RWR systems. With unrivalled RF & MW application knowledge we have experience of creating innovative solutions for the most challenging applications.

We also specialise in integrated frequency conversion and filter products for satellite payloads and have been selected to supply Flexible Channelisers to OneWeb for its satellite payload system designed to provide low earth orbit broadband internet access worldwide. TDS are also proud winners of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2019: International Trade and The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2020: Innovation.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

  • Design and develop a production test software suite systems suitable for production. This also includes interfacing with RF test equipment, production databases and other associated software packages to enable the initialisation, RF testing and final configuration testing of the product.
  • Consider the cost implications of all software designs and processes, ensuring test process can be performed in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Assist in the identification of suitable RF test hardware for the production test process.
  • Maintain a high standard of product documentation to allow maintenance of the product after the project is completed.
  • Prepare documentation for internal product design reviews.
  • Write comprehensive technical reports to extended audiences.
  • Provide feedback on production test engineering issues in an articulate manner within own area/discipline and to line manager.
  • Plan, implement and coordinate activities of self and possibly others against objectives.
  • Assist with the commissioning, production support and fault-finding for the Production Test Software Suite
  • Provide regular communication and feedback to the Production Test Software Group Lead, Engineering Manager and Operations Manager (where applicable).


  • Knowledge and experience of RF Test Equipment and Processes
  • Experience in the development of Automated Testing Software
  • Experience in the use of Visual C++, SQL Server, SSRS
  • Experience in writing and testing of software for use in RF products along with comprehensive technical reports
  • Experience in transitioning developed software into the real time production environment