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Test Architect

  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • £80000 - £85000 per annum + pension, healthcare

Test Architect: MOD, Defence, Complex Systems Integration & Test

Exciting Senior level opportunity for a Test Architect to join a leading team in Havant. To be successful in this role you will need experience in orchestrating complex, greenfield, integration and test projects within the Defence sector.

Customer focused with the ability to think of all the possibilities and be ten steps ahead. Role will work on integration of complex MOD based systems e.g. radar, mission systems, electronic warfare etc.

Technical knowledge & skills aside you will need the ability to develop into a standout leader who can be relied upon for their expertise whilst always thinking commercially.

Skills and experience:

  • Experienced in complex, greenfield, integration & test projects in the Defence sector
  • Experience of implementing Test Frameworks and Automation tools
  • Model based engineering
  • Experience of qualifying software to Safety Integrity levels (SIL2, DO-168) and defining and monitoring sub-contract test activities


  • Ownership of enterprise wide initiatives
  • Plan, implement, test, document and maintain enterprise-wide solutions to total system or subsystems using internally created and/or off the shelf products
  • Developing advanced technological ideas and guiding their development into a final product.
  • Application of advanced technical principles, techniques, theories and concepts.
  • Review, evaluation and derivation of requirements for testability, develops and directs preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for complete systems and/or subsystems.
  • Act as advisor to management and customers on advanced I&T technical research studies and applications.
  • Serves as organization I&T spokesperson on complex projects and/or programs.
  • Support Business Development and Programme Management during capture & proposal phases.

Provides consultative Technical and Test process oversight to programs.

Test Architect: MOD, Defence, Complex Systems Integration & Test

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