Senior Controls Test Engineer



Wise was set up in 2015, supporting airports and their suppliers inintegrating and testing baggage screening equipment. In 2022 we are a company that specialises in the development and end-to-end delivery of controls, automation, and data tooling.

The Senior Control Test Engineer (CTE) will thoroughly test our control systems and bring innovative ideas on how we approach testing. They will test and record results, raise and manage defects and feedback improvements to the development team. They will Develop the test library and deliver test documentation for our in-house testing and acceptance testing regime. They will mostly perform the pre-site (factory) testing but support our integrated and site testing. They will support the development team where applicable.

The Senior CTE is responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining the test library, test laboratory, hardware, software and tooling
  • Managing the schedule of test artefacts
  • Supporting the development of internal test processes and procedures
  • Leading internal pre-site testing inc. factory acceptance testing (FAT/IFAT)
  • Supporting site testing when required


The Senior CTE will have experience in:

  • Siemens TIA Portal and ideally STL, or another statement base PLC language
  • Control system software and hardware commissioning and / or development
  • Test management

It is desired, but not essential, for the following experience:

  • Control system design methodology
  • Automated baggage handling system – PLC, SCADA and SAC
  • Hold Baggage Screening processes
  • Safety Systems
  • ISTQB Certification
  • Understanding the importance of configuration management when managing complex systems
  • Systems Engineering
  • Emulate 3d
  • Requirements management system and QMS systems

Ideally the following qualifications:

  • HNC / BTEC and apprenticeship in Electromechanical discipline,
  • Or Degree in relevant software/engineering discipline


  • Access to company pension scheme
  • Long term sick salary insurance
  • Free car parking
  • Laptop
  • Mobile phone allowance
  • Christmas Bonus