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Design Validation Engineer

Cosworth is a global technology business that delivers propulsion and intelligent solutions for customers in the automotive, aerospace, motorsport and marine sectors.

As a business we are constantly seeking innovative ways to lead technology development while striving to deliver the reliability that our customers expect.

We are looking to recruit a Design Validation Engineer to work alongside our in-house electronic design and software development teams to create, execute and maintain varied product test solutions.  They will work in a multi-disciplined team to uncover and debug issues reported by customers. The design validation engineer will also be involved with ensuring new and existing products are compliant with specified requirements and standards.


  • Plan, prepare and execute Design Verification and Validation testing.
  • Writing technical reports to document the test processes and procedures performed in accordance with the appropriate standards to support product approval and certification.
  • Develop test methodologies and equipment to facilitate testing.
  • Drive continuous improvement within the test process, support design review and assist in root cause analysis.
  • Work with the development teams to reproduce hardware issues and debug technical issues.
  • Design, commission and maintain laboratory and test equipment.
  • Attend test houses to complete testing that cannot be conducted in-house. This may require you to travel.



  • BSc/MSc or BEng/MEng level Degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent qualification.
  • Experience with Environmental and Electrical testing processes.
  • A good understanding of Electronics.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Strong interpersonal and team-working skills. Ability to work with other Engineers at various technical levels.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and keen attention to detail.



  • Experience of EMC and RF test plans and techniques.
  • Interest in home electronics projects, rapid prototyping, process automation, etc.
  • Some software skills in development of desktop applications, embedded systems, or similar.