Electronics Test Engineer

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From our sites in Belgium and the UK, QinetiQ enables the most demanding space missions. As one of the largest and most respected global science and technology organisations, we are constantly breaking new ground in the application of cutting-edge technology in the space sector. We deliver pioneering solutions and are successfully transferring our expertise into pushing the boundaries of space. Why don’t you team up with us and help us seize the opportunities of tomorrow?


As Electronic Test Engineer you would be responsible for the testing of electronic circuits within the framework of a satellite equipment. Starting from the board level test (including FPGA and BIOS/BSW code) up to unit level test (where complete integrated equipments will be tested).

On top of the electronic tests at ambient temperature and pressure, you would also assist during the environmental acceptance campaign of the equipment and you would have to make sure that the boards/equipments adheres to its specification under all circumstances. You would also participate in the equipment level functional and performance test campaigns and would document test results.


  • • Bachelor degree in electronics engineering or similar by experience.
  • • Experience with program/control/connect test equipment such as:

o (Programmable) power supplies

o Oscilloscopes (incl various types of probes and probe amplifiers)

o Multi-meters

o Function Generators (incl AWG)

o Programmable loads

o Data logger

o DC power analyser

o LCR meter

  • • Knowledgeable about ESD is a must (both for equipment and personal).
  • • Ability to follow a detailed step-by-step procedure.
  • • Ability to work with fine pitch and delicate electronic components and PCBs.
  • • Affinity with scripting is an asset.
  • • Fluency in English.
  • • Strong planning, organizational, and communication skills.
  • • The ideal candidate would be a multidisciplinary, pro-active, creative, enthusiastic, and result-oriented team player.


You’ll not only get to work in a well-known space company offering flexibility, work-life balance, and an open and friendly working environment, but you will also become one of the privileged engineers that can say some of the hardware they helped built is actually orbiting Earth!

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Location: Kruibeke - Belgium

Hogenakkerhoekstraat 9
9150 Kruibeke

Tel:+32 (0)3 250 14 14


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