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Development Test Engineer - Rheinmetall Electronics UK Ltd

Job Posted: 6 September 2022

  • Contract Term: Permanent
  • Location: Newport, Isle of Wight
  • Contract Type: Full time
  • Salary: subject to experience
  • Industries: Engineering Miscellaneous
Job Start Date: ASAP

Rheinmetall is strengthening its position in the UK, to become a major player in the UK defence and security market. We therefore have a number of related vacancies which will be based in the South of England.


  • Testing of engineering prototypes; verifying the features and performance of a product, as well as performing regression testing and defect verification.
  • Defining test cases based on product specifications.
  • Assist in test planning, including effort estimation.
  • Work with wider team in the design and support of automated test solutions.
  • Generate test reports and defect reports.
  • Work with developers to isolate root cause of any issues found.


  • Familiarity of testing embedded electronic products at product or sub-product level.
  • Confident in creating tests that represent the end-user application.
  • Experience in running automated tests as well as hands on manual testing.
  • Able to produce clear fault reports that can be fed back to the development team.
  • Ideally, experience of working alongside software developers to test and solve issues.
  • Ability to create or modify test scripts would also be advantageous but not essential.

 Personal Attributes

  • Team player with good communication skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills and strives for consistent/reproducible results.
  • Be able to work with minimum supervision and use own initiative.
  • Enjoys finding issues and understanding their root cause.
  • Be able to work in a methodical & structured way.
  • Builds and maintains good working relationships.
  • Demonstrate a flexible attitude to work when required.

Terms of Employment

  • Currently holder of UK security clearance or able to gain UK security clearance
  • Flexibility to occasionally work overseas, as required by the role
  • Available, recent references.
  • Company auto-enrolment pension and a package of additional benefits is available including health & dental care, life assurance and travel discounts. 
  • Desired starting date: ASAP

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Rheinmetall Electronics UK (REUK)

Rheinmetall Electronics UK (formally RFEL Ltd) was established in 1999 to develop high-speed, real-time signal processing technology. Since that time, the company has grown rapidly and now provides the leading-edge signal and video processing performance that is required by today’s most advanced applications in the defence & homeland security markets. Now, with 20+ years’ presence, the company has a diverse range of prominent customers worldwide.

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