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System Validation Engineer

System Validation Engineer

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Hernshead Recruitment

About this Role
Are you a System Validation Engineer with an intense passion for motorsport? Are you proficient in system testing and product validation with a solid understanding of automotive communication protocols; do you also have experience with ASPICE Compliance? This client is recognised within the motorsport’s world for manufacturing propulsion systems, electronics and software solutions for customers in the Automotive, Aerospace and Marine sectors. They have produced the World’s Most Powerful Naturally Aspirated Engine and have an extensive and successful history with many manufacturers like Ford, Mercedes, and Audi. This is an excellent opportunity for a motorsports enthusiast to work with such advanced technology and further develop their career as a System Validation Engineer by joining the System Validation team.


  • System Integration Testing – Develop and execute system integration test plans for the Automotive Infotainment Data Recorder System in alignment with ASPICE SYS.4 processes. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address integration test challenges and ensure seamless interaction between software and hardware components. Investigate and resolve integration issues, working closely with development hardware/software teams.
  • System Qualification Testing – Design and implement test cases for SYS.5 (System Qualification test) following ASPICE guidelines. Conduct rigorous qualification tests to verify the robustness and reliability of the Infotainment Data Recorder System. Document and report qualification results, providing detailed feedback to the development team.
  • Test Automation – Develop and maintain automated test scripts, enhancing testing efficiency in line with continuous testing practices. Collaborate with software developers to integrate automated testing capability into the system testing environment.
  • ASPICE Compliance – Ensure strict adherence to ASPICE processes and guidelines throughout the validation lifecycle. participate in ASPICE assessments, providing necessary documentation evidence and artifacts to demonstrate compliance.
  • Defect Management – Identify, track, and manage defects through their lifecycle, collaborating closely with development teams for timely resolution. Provide comprehensive defect reports and contribute to root cause analysis. Support in-vehicle user acceptance testing activities collaborating with other Cosworth Departments and our Customers.

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field. 
  • Consideration may be given to candidates with significant on-the-job experience. 
  • Proven experience in system/product testing within the automotive industry.
  • Familiarity with the ASPICE framework, specifically SYS.4 and SYS.5 processes.
  • Strong programming skills, preferably in scripting languages (Python, CAPL).
  • Experience with test automation tools and frameworks.
  • Knowledge of automotive communication protocols (CAN, LIN, Ethernet).
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£50000 Per YEAR
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