Test Engineer

Starting Salary: Competitive | Type: Permanent | Location: Colchester, Essex


The Company

Concurrent Technologies is an internationally known manufacturer of single board computer products, mainly using AMC, CompactPCI, VME & VPX bus architectures. Our products are designed, developed and manufactured in-house incorporating some of the latest Intel® microprocessors.

We sell into many different global markets, but in particular have multiple products used in telecommunications and aerospace applications

The Role

A Test Engineer is required to join our highly focused production team, to fault find our product range.  The successful candidate will have a strong digital electronics background with microprocessor experience, and be able to read circuit diagrams and understand manufacturer’s data sheets. The candidate will be expected to identify faults down to component signal level, having a familiarity with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and In Circuit Emulators (ICE). In addition to a technical aptitude, the role requires the ability to work to tight time scales, supporting our technicians with product testing and on occasion test products if required.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will be an Electronics Engineer qualified to degree level (preferred), or to UK Higher National Diploma (HND). They will have a number of year’s practical experience working on similar complex products, and be a strong communicator with analytical and problem solving skills.

Ideal experience would include an understanding of;

  • Microprocessors, preferably Intel 80×86 architecture.
  • High performance communications peripheral devices, for example Gigabit Ethernet
  • High performance bus architectures e.g. PCI Express or serial RapidIO
  • High speed digital logic
  • Advanced memory technologies, e.g. DDR 4.
  • Complex programmable devices

Also a working knowledge of any of the following would be a distinct advantage: VME bus, CompactPCI, VPX, PMC, XMC or AMC architectures.


Very competitive salary package, with generous relocation allowance where appropriate. Company-supported private pension scheme. Non-contributory private health insurance scheme.

Starting Salary: Competitive | Type: Permanent | Location: Colchester, Essex