This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to Join Alpha Data Parallel Systems Ltd.

With Offices in Scotland and Colorado, Alpha Data is a leading global supplier of high-performance COTS reconfigurable computer platforms. From advanced embedded systems and signal processing to spaceflight or high-performance computing, our products are world-leading in terms of performance, flexibility, and scalability.

Alpha Data has established a global customer base to some of the most advanced companies in the world owing to our reputation for Cutting-edge designs upon forefront technologies.

Due to continued growth at our site in Edinburgh, we are looking for a Test Technician to join our team on a Full-Time basis.


Location: Edinburgh


Reporting to the Production Manager, responsibilities will include:

  • Inspection of build quality upon densely populated SMT Circuit boards.
  • Test PCB assemblies to specifications using manual and automated tests.
  • Use of test and measurement equipment to ensure product conformity.
  • Manage and resolve test
  • Monitor build quality and resolve issues as they arise when possible.
  • Debug and fault finding upon circuit board assemblies.
  • Mechanical Assembly.
  • Maintaining product database records.
  • Configuring and preparing orders for shipping.
  • CEM Supplier Visits.

Essential Skills

  • Ability to read, analyse, and interpret general, technical documentation.
  • Good levels of IT literacy including MS Office tools.
  • Understand component identification codes such as resistors, capacitors, and
  • Able to work effectively to deadlines.
  • Able to interpret engineering drawings and bills of materials (BOM).
  • Pro-active and energetic individual with dedication to supplying exceptional customer service.
  • Excellent attention to detail and
  • Great communication skills.


  • Knowledge of best practices for ISO9001 and ESD protective environment.
  • Keen interest in
  • Knowledge of basic fault-finding tools.
  • Knowledge of IPC-A-610 and AS9100 standards.


Experience of working within a test department in Contract Electronics/OEM. or similar, 2Yrs+ desirable.


ONC up to Degree or equivalent within Electronics/Mechatronics.


Excellent with benefits package (Bonus, Healthcare + more) commensurate with experience.