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Integration & Test Engineering Specialist

Bristol, United Kingdom

Job ID IMS20231005-100634
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Our team in the UK has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do, delivering mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
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    • Private medical insurance and group life assurance
    • Benefit allowance to help you pay for insurance
    • Options for dental and critical illness coverage as well as a health cash plan and gym membership

  • Family

    • Employee and Family discount programme
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Optional partner life assurance

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    • Generous annual holiday allowance
    • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
    • Employee assistance programme to provide advice and guidance on finance, mental health, and more
    • Casual “dress for your day” policy

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Integration & Test Engineering Specialist

Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Job ID: IMS20221904-80887

Applications will ONLY be considered for candidates who are eligible to work in the United Kingdom.


We are looking for an experienced Integration & Test Engineer to join the team based in Bristol. You will be required to provide an integration/test and service engineering expertise for all aspects of product and systems, from software test and acceptance during product development through to commissioning and in service support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide a professional focus for all aspects of Integration and Test Engineering across a number of projects for both C&I and Platform Management Systems.
  • To build, test and maintain system integration and acceptance testing facilities.
  • To lead the preparation and issue of test documentation for the integration and test of products and systems.
  • To lead formal acceptance tests in accordance with relevant procedures, record results, and raise any snags or deficiencies as required. Also participate in test readiness & wash up meetings as required.
  • To lead in the installation, test, commissioning and acceptance of equipment, software and systems on board vessels, as required by the Company.
  • Maintenance and configuration management of equipment and systems throughout installation, commissioning and in service support.
  • Implementation of equipment modification work packages to meet project delivery milestones.
  • To provide an effective and professional technical interface with the customer and to ensure that communications at the working level are maintained.
  • To take responsibility for identifying and resolving technical issues identified during the conduct of test and support activities.
  • To perform functions associated with the above, such as attending test readiness reviews and assisting with acceptance activities.
  • To identify to the Project Engineer or Project Test/Service Lead, any potential problems in the engineering activities undertaken.
  • To contribute as required and appropriate to the whole design lifecycle of products and systems including participation and contribution to requirements analysis, design reviews, stakeholder project and progress reviews.
  • To provide the necessary set to work and commissioning support both ‘on board’ and ‘on site’ at non L3Harris locations, as required by the Project Engineer/Project Manager, including out of hours support where necessary.
  • To undertake, upon request, the maintenance of any software and hardware tools in support of development environment.
  • Produce qualification plans, functional test procedures and support Environment/EMC/Shock qualification of equipment including witness of testing at third party test houses

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:


  • HNC/HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Sotware, IT or related engineering discipline.
    • 5-7 years minimum experience in an control system test & integration, installation, set to work/ commissioning or support environment.
      • Knowledge of test environments and software acceptance methods.
      • Good technical author skills and PC skills for documents, reports & spreadsheets
  • Good knowledge and sound understanding of Control & Instrumentation; preferably in marine, defence or offshore environments.
  • Knowledge of structured test and acceptance processes & standards relative to the Military / Marine Installations
    • PLC and distributed control system knowledge, preferably Siemens TIA portal.
    • Good organisational and co-ordination skills.
  • Good planning, communication skills written and verbal, ability to articulate technical issues to both non technical staff and to technical staff with different domain knowledge/responsibilities e.g. providing structured technical feedback to design engineering.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure; meet tight deadlines, problem solving and executing duties while being observed by customer and user communities.
  • Excellent PC skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Project, Visio, DOORS, C&I databases / tools).


  • Understanding of bespoke computer based control system (full training provided).
  • Experience of operation or maintenance of submarine or ship’s systems.
  • Understanding of the requirements, processes and procedures for defence contracts.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle.
  • Siemens TIA Portal Service – training courses.
  • Functional Safety Engineer (FS Eng) certification.
  • Knowledge of simulation systems.

Benefits: In addition to a competitive salary, we provide a range of flexible benefits including:

  • Auto Enrolment Retirement Savings Plan (up to 7% employer contribution)
  • Group Life Assurance, Private Medical Insurance and Income Protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and holiday buy/sell
  • Discounts with travel, major retailers, family days out and much more
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free parking (subject to availability)
  • Free mortgage advice
  • Plus, a range of other flexible benefits

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