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Technical Test Engineer (Embedded Firmware on Hardware) – based in Edinburgh, UK

Position Title: Technical Test Engineer (Embedded Firmware on Hardware)

Other people make cameras, we try to break ours!

We are currently looking for a Hardware Technical Test Engineer to join the Hardware Qualification team.

IndigoVision is a complete end-to-end video security solutions company. We are trusted in over 10,000 installations across the globe. Our team qualify cameras / Network Video Recorders / Encoders / anything end-to-end CCTV related. The successful candidate will report directly to the Hardware Qualification Team Leader.

The job role will be as a Technical Test Engineer, testing Firmware on the Hardware products working closely with OEM suppliers on issues arising from test results.

Essential Skills

  • Practical and inquisitive with understanding of manual test methodologies.
  • Quick learner and passionate about new test techniques including automation.
  • Willingness to question and challenge rather than accept as is.
  • Keen to work as part of a close-knit team
  • High attention to detail
  • Clear written and verbal communication
  • Testing embedded software.
  • OSI layers and IPv4 networks
  • Designing and developing effective test cases from requirements
  • Identifying effective test approaches and techniques
  • Using test tools such as TestLink and Bugzilla.
  • Using protocol analysis tools such as Wireshark
  • Python or Perl scripting. [Nice to have]

Desirable Skills

  • Testing embedded software.
  • Identifying effective test approaches and techniques
  • Using test tools such as Test-Link and Bugzilla.
  • Python or Perl scripting
  • CCTV system knowledge of IP Technology and fundamentals
  • Some knowledge of qualification testing of electronic and mechanical products
  • Thermal design understanding would be an advantage for this role
  • Working to certification standards and understanding
  • Communication with OEM suppliers
  • Bug reporting & feedback to OEM Suppliers

About our Team

  • Focussed on delivering high-quality embedded software to our customers regularly
  • Strive to catch bugs quickly by testing early and often and automating wherever possible
  • Offer opportunities for engineers to grow and learn new technologies and skills
  • Work closely with the wider IndigoVision development teams (software and firmware) to deliver an integrated security system


The position will be based at the IndigoVision Head Office in Edinburgh, UK.


Relevant First or 2:1 degree Software Engineering, Computer Science, Maths and Computing or Electronic Engineering) or experience equivalent


3+ years’ relevant experience


To apply, email your CV with a covering letter, detailing your current salary and notice period, to [email protected]

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IndigoVision does not accept speculative CVs/Resumes from any Recruitment company. Candidates submitted in this way will not be reviewed and all emails are deleted immediately. Candidates will only be considered as referred when IndigoVision has specifically invited a Recruitment company to refer candidates for a specific vacancy.

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