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  • Job reference: RMS0175726

EGSE Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/05/2017
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
EGSE - Electrical Ground Support Equipment

EGSE Commissioning and Validation:
* Produce EGSE validation procedures
* Configure and commission a dedicated small EGSE LAN for interconnection of all the EGSE Equipment (TCP/IP, network topology, IP addressing).
* Commissioning and de-commissioning, setup, shipment support and item inventory of EGSE systems
* design and procurement of EGSE test aids and test cables, including the production of associated drawings.
* production and maintenance of EGSE related Automatic test procedures (bespoke language)
* Support to users in the use of the EGSE, including basic training and first level investigation

EGSE Maintenance:
* Carry out preventative maintenance (validation) activities, by executing validation procedures, in order to provide fully operational EGSE systems in readiness for spacecraft test.
* Carry out corrective maintenance activities (first line support), including fault finding to component level, in order to support the EGSE test systems during spacecraft test activities.
* Carry out software and OS support of the central EGSE test systems (Linux, UNIX, Windows), including application software patch installation, interpreting software error messages, system integrity, project Telemetry/telecommand database installation and user software (Automatic test procedures) support (bespoke language).
* First level debug of EGSE system software to provide anomaly details to the SW development teams for correction.
* Provide configuration and control of EGSE documentation and software
* Modification of delivered EGSE systems to support changes in the spacecraft design.
* Configuration and control of the EGSE systems and user software

The Company:
makes the freedom of flight possible by designing, manufacturing and supporting the world's best aircraft. Its people around the globe are united by a passion for aviation, as well as their desire to create better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- A minimum, HNC in Electronic engineering (or equivalent) with current software experience.
- Knowledge of the following operating systems: LINUX and UNIX
- Knowledge of test system design and maintenance.
- ATE for use of S/C testing
- Someone who has previous experience using bespoke tools and Programs

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.