System Test Engineer
UK - Cambridge

Job Reference: 000192

Location: UK - Cambridge

Closing Date: 30/11/2021

Job Posted Date: 22/07/2021

Salary: Competitive

Employment Type: Permanent - Full-time

Business Type: Quantum Technology

​​​​​​Toshiba Europe Ltd are at the forefront of innovating novel secure optical communication systems that are resistant to future advances in computing and mathematics.  We invite applications for the post of an Test Engineer in the Quantum Technology Division based in Cambridge UK.  The successful candidate will work on testing of quantum cryptography products developed by Toshiba. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and world leading team, supported by one of the best known companies in digital electronics and services.  Appropriate training will be given.


  • Develop procedures for testing secure optical communication systems.
  • Set up and characterise optical communication systems to prove error free functionality and conformity to design standards.
  • Isolating, diagnosing and fixing problems.
  • Providing technical support to other departments, customers and strategic partners.
  • Documenting test procedures, process improvements and test results.
  • Installation and testing of equipment at customer locations in UK and abroad.


Mandatory requirement:

  • Degree level qualification in Electronic Engineering, Physics, Electronics, Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Experience of successful experimental/practical work
  • Ability to work analytically and to solve problems efficiently
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work individually or as a team member 



  • Experience of digital electronics or fibre optic systems
  • Familiarity with Linux operation system


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.