AIT Engineer

  • Job Reference: BSP406051S
  • Date Posted: 5 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Bluestream People
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable
  • Sector: Engineering, Engineering > Electronic / Electrical, Senior Appointments, Satellite, Space, Engineering > Systems
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Mike
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  • Telephone: 01235838568

Job Description

As AIT Engineer  you will be part of a rapidly expanding global space organisation at the forefront of technology.

As AIT Engineer  you will Lead the planning, development and implementation of the assembly, integration and test of electronics subsystems and satellites payloads

 Your day-to-day responsibilities will include

  • Alongside engineering teams verify units and systems are designed and implemented to meet functional and environmental testing
  • Lead the development of hardware and software tools to increase quality and efficiency within AIT operations
  • Ensure a quality product is delivered to the customer needs
  • Conception and definition of test procedures, test plans and test strategies in alignment with design, system engineering and project management
  • Designing and implementing hardware and software solutions for automated test, validation and qualification
  • Generating of testing documentation
  • Lead continuous improvement of AIT operations

Experience required

  • Be educated to BSc or equivalent in Electrical or other relevant discipline
  • Have a strong electrical engineering background
  • Testing electrical subsystems on a satellite payloads
  • Experience with
    • a variety of communications electronics and payloads
    • AIT campaigns for communication electronics and/or satellite missions
    • Scripting and test automation, knowledge of Python, C or other test automation tools, techniques and language
    • Analog circuits and practical knowledge in analogue and mixed signal measurement techniques
    • Digital, power and RF electronics at system level
  • Strong hands-on experience

Rewards/Benefits include

  • Competitive base salary
  • 25 days holiday (increasing yearly up to a maximum of 28 days) + 8 days Bank Holiday
  • Life insurance and long-term sick pay
  • Private healthcare


Our client is a leading global space mission partner, working across robotics, satellite systems, and space imagery who are pushing the boundaries to tackle big challenges with innovative and pioneering solutions. Company is continually growing which opens up opportunities to develop your career further.

AIT | Assembly, Integration & Testing | Analogue Circuits | Python | RF Electronics | Satellite Payloads | Test Plans | Automation Tools |


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