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Test Engineering Lead

BAE Systems UK

Location: Medway

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Test Engineering Lead

Location: Rochester

Salary: £40,000 depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Task Management, including analysis and reporting
  • Implementation of Test Strategies
  • Maintenance and repair of Test Equipment
  • Test Program and technical documentation generation
  • Technical support for all development and production programs
  • Operator training
  • Design for Test Assessments
  • Supervision of junior members of the team

Your skills and experiences:


  • Fault Diagnosis to component level, Interpretation of Circuit Diagrams, test equipment maintenance and repair, preparation of Technical Documents
  • Experience in a PCB Test/Manufacturing Test environment or a recognised, electronics based qualification. This should include knowledge of Analogue, Digital, Roving Probe, In-Circuit-Test, Functional Test, AOI
  • Team Leader/ Supervisory experience
  • HNC Electronic Engineering or equivalent experience


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

The Test Engineering Team:

You will be working within a team of 14, responsible for the implementation of test strategies, the maintenance and repair of test equipment, the training of operators, the generation of test programs and supporting documentation, technical support for all development and production programs and Design for Test (DfT) assessments on new designs.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.