Systems Test & IT Support Manager – £60k-£70k +15% bonus & Car Allowance – Leicester

13th March 2018

Systems Test & IT Support Manager – £60k-£70k +15% bonus & Car Allowance – Leicester


Are you looking for the next big step in your career??


Groomfield Recruitment are looking to recruit a Systems Test & IT Support Manager for their valued client based in Leicester to start ASAP on a permanent basis.


  • Responsible for development and support of new and existing products, specializing in Electronics and Firmware (Embedded).
  • Leading product embedded development, ensuring best practice and continuous improvement throughout the team.
  • Ensuring quality and leading edge solutions for the electronic monitoring market is delivered production ready and on time for manufacturing.
  • A leader with the ability to direct in firmware and analogue, digital and RF design solutions.
  • Ability to manage a highly skilled engineering R&D team, with modern development techniques such as Agile.
  • Problem solving and ability to resolve in-field customer issues.
  • Regular reporting to the CTO, ensuring clear visibility of progress and issues within the department
  • Lead the team to develop excellent, robust, reliable and easy to use new products
  • Ensure that new products quickly reach the market
  • To gain strong understanding of customer requirements, ensuring products are best in class.
  • Provide weekly reports on progress, issues and technical details.
  • Develop new IP and ensure protection either with patents and/or confidentiality agreements.
  • To ensure that all department products and processes adhere to the business security guidelines and policies.
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of the technology sectors applicable to the business’ current and future products.
  • Ensure all products are fully documented and archived.
  • Ensure all products designed and meet necessary approvals for operation and sales internationally.
  • Ensure that all products are fully type approved to ensure that they meet all aspects of functionality and performance as defined in the requirements specification.
  • Provide technical support to operations and production teams to ensure products are understood and can be correctly manufactured, tested and maintained.
  • Manage team appraisals, absence and performance management.


Skills / Experience:


  • Excellent development management and team leadership skills.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Degree or equivalent in Electronics or Firmware related course.
  • Right first time mentality
  • Experience in the electronic Monitoring market.
  • QMS systems
  • Proven Agile development or use of process driven approaches.
  • Proven security driven approaches to development


£60,000 – £70,000 + 15% bonus and Car Allowance


Please apply if you are interested in this fantastic opportunity

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