Senior Test Engineer

Company Details

We specialise in advanced nanosatellite spacecraft, mission services, and reliable subsystems. Providing market-leading New Space solutions and services for government, commercial, and educational organisations.


The group AAC Clyde Space offers turnkey solutions and services from mission design to on-orbit operations, including reliable customizable satellite platforms in the range of 1 to 50 Kg and a full range of subsystems for cube and small satellites. With unrivalled flight heritage and end-to-end service, AAC Clyde Space enables customers to reach their mission goals through a single, trusted point of contact.

If you want to part of an exciting team who design and build spacecraft, we required an experienced Test Engineer for a full-time position to work at AAC Clyde Space to help us deliver several key projects into orbit. The role involves testing electronic assemblies and spacecraft systems within a cleanroom environment, driving continuous improvement of our existing test processes and mentoring and guidance of our junior test engineers.


  • Competent in electrical & electronic engineering principles
  • Strong data analysis experience
  • Experience of writing concise test reports
  • Excellent knowledge of test equipment
  • 5+ years experience working in a production test environment
  • Experience of vibration and thermal environmental testing
  • Proficiency in using schematic & PCB layout tools for debugging
  • Understanding of DFT and DFM
  • 5+ years’ experience of electronics test
  • Mentoring junior team members and setting / monitoring daily tasks
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools (Excel, Word & Outlook)
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally across all levels of the business
  • Ability to work well in a team and support team members
  • Proven ability to identify issues on flight hardware and communicate effectively with colleagues to resolve the issues
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and attitude to quality
  • Flexibility regarding overtime when required


  • Experience of working in the space/aerospace industry
  • Experience in battery testing
  • Experience in Solar Panel testing
  • Experience with system debug
  • Electronics Engineering degree or similar


Tagged as: data analysis, ms office, spacecraft hardware, test equipment, schematic diagram/pcb layout, vibration/thermal testing, electronics test, dft/dfm

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