Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Job Vacancy: Junior Conformance Test Engineer

JOB SPECIFICATION

Job Title:          

Junior Conformance Test Engineer

Reporting to:

Head of Delivery

Hours of work:

Full Time - 35 hours per week

Location:

Vauxhall, London.

 

CONTEXT

The DTG (Digital TV Group) is the UK collaboration centre for innovation in digital media technologies. It is independent, platform-neutral and technology agnostic. Trading activity is undertaken by the Group’s subsidiary, the industry test centre (DTG Testing Ltd) which carries out product testing internationally and develops and distributes licences to its Test Suites. More information about the DTG can be found at www.dtg.org.uk.

The DTG as a whole is focused on rapidly emerging developments in consumer devices and experiences including Ultra High Definition TV, mobile TV, video-on-demand, broadband TV and TV metadata. Both DTG and DTG Testing work closely together to ensure the technical integrity of digital TV services in the UK and around the world.

Working in a small, friendly team with a collaborative and forward-thinking culture, the holder of this full time position will be employed by the DTG at its offices in Central London (3 minutes’ walk from Vauxhall tube and rail stations).

 

JOB PURPOSE

Reporting to the Head of Delivery, the post-holder will be responsible for conducting tests on digital TV products to check conformance with appropriate platform specifications, using DTG Test Suites or following test procedures using automated testing equipment located in the laboratory.  This includes completing standard documentation and submitting draft reports to Senior Conformance Test Engineer.

 

MAIN TASKS

To undertake tests or other activities supporting the implementation of the UK profile of the DVB-T/T2, Freeview and Freesat specifications.

To undertake testing of consumer products and documenting the results for reporting to the manufacturer.

To provide support for the development of DTG Test Suites and the D-Book specification for digital television receivers.

To work with other engineers, from both broadcasters and manufacturers, in collaborative activities.

To complete documentation for the tests, including material to be incorporated in confidential reports to manufacturers and other authorised recipients and to assist the Head of Delivery in finalising reports.

To provide technical advice and consultancy, both to the DTG and to outside organisations on matters within the post-holder's field of expertise.

To support the DTG’s continuous improvement programme by suggesting improved ways of working or ways of increasing the reliability, repeatability and quality of testing outcomes.

To carry out any other tasks required in relation to testing equipment or software involved in the implementation of digital TV across the whole range of relevant consumer products.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The successful candidate will:

(essential)

  • Have a relevant technical degree in Computer Science, Electronics or Telecommunications.
  • Have demonstrably relevant experience in a similar technical or product development environment.
  • Be familiar with the quality and confidentiality requirements of working in a laboratory.
  • Be able to work unsupervised and be confident in using initiative, yet know when referral is necessary.
  • Be able to perform tests in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Be able to propose methods or solutions for improvement and enhancing quality.
  • Possess analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Be a self-starter and excellent time manager.
  • Have experience of completing documentation with demonstrable accuracy.
  • Be highly computer literate in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude with infectious drive and energy.

(desirable)

  • Have experience in a customer-driven environment.
  • Be able to build good relationships with external contacts.
  • Have experience or knowledge of web standards (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, PHP, Apache, SQL, video streaming, Flash), ideally in an IPTV or hybrid TV context.

 

To apply:  Please send your CV to recruitment@dtg.org.uk  

 

Closing Date: 30th June 2018

 

 

Be compliant with the new Radio Equipment Directive

ETSI EN 303 340 Broadcast TV receivers

ETSI EN 303 345 – Broadcast radio receivers

ETSI EN 303 354 – Amplifiers and active antennas

ETSI EN 303 372 (part 2) – Satellite receivers (indoor)

The DTG ZOO - receiver collection (TV farm)

The world’s largest collection of DVB-T/T2/S/S2/C digital receivers, it represents 95% of the UK free to air receiver market and supports 33 countries. The DTG ZOO is an invaluable resource for any company looking to launch a product or a service in any market around the world. More details here

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