HIL Test Engineer

Company Details

AKKA is a European leader in engineering consultancy and research and development services. By accelerating innovation among its customers, AKKA supports the main players in the automotive, aerospace, telco & media, industrial, railway and life science sectors throughout the life cycle of their products, also made with cutting-edge digital technologies (ADAS, IoT , Big Data, robotics, embedded systems, machine learning, etc.).

Job description

Founded in 1984, AKKA has a strong entrepreneurial culture and is experiencing rapid growth and international development in line with its CLEAR 2022 strategic plan.

The Group continues to recruit at a steady pace to support its strong business growth.

At 31 December 2019, the Group had 20,930 employees, with an increase of + 5.8% in France, + 1.6% in Germany and +5.0 internationally.

Driven by its skills in future mobility, digital technologies and industry 4.0, the Group’s revenues in 2019 increased by 20% to € 1,801.5 million and exceeded the € 1.8 billion ceiling.

In order to strengthen our team we are looking for a

HIL Test Engineer

The main activities concern:

Definition, electrical integration and validation of test setups:

  • issue of setup definition documentation (DF / NT),
  • consistency check between IF setup and SI Launcher,
  • execution of setup validation activities and preparation of the Test Setup Validation Report.

Assembly Acceptance Test and Launcher Integration:

  • preparation of test procedures, execution/conduct of tests,
  • preliminary analysis of results,
  • collection and making available of test archives.
  • The operations are carried out through dedicated EGSE for Assembly Acceptance and BCV for the Launcher Integration in Kourou.

Assembly and HWIL Acceptance Test:

  • specific definition and development of the application SW of the EGSE,
  • SW testing/debugging in the HWIL environment

RF test on A4 assembly and launcher:

  • preparation and calibration of the measurement setup,
  • execution of measurements using dedicated RF or EGSE standard instruments.


  • Design and Development of Test Tools HW/SW to support test activities
  • Preparation of the TRR of the test campaigns
  • Support for the technical management of the NCRs found during the testing activities.


The candidate must have at least 3 years of experience in avionics on system testing activities.

The resource will deal with:

  • Electrical/avionic testing activities in HWIL qualification campaigns;
  • acceptance of assemblies for the qualification and production needs of the launcher.
  • Development, maintenance, use of BCV application software for activities on the Launcher;
  • execution of Electric/Avionics test campaigns that foresee the use of EGSE/Control Benches.


Tagged as: IV&V, system testing activities, hwil, bcv application software, egse/control benches, rf test, sw testing/debugging

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