Test Engineer Placements at Mentor, A Siemens Business

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
30th January 2020
East Midlands Greater London
Hampton Court, Towcester, Nottingham
Salary Band
£18,000 - £19,999
£18,500 + Benefits
Role May Involve
Aerospace/Aviation Automotive Computer and Systems Engineering Electronic and Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering

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Mentor, A Siemens Business Overall Rating

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Test Engineer (Software) Placements

Mentor, a Siemens Business has been offering engineering student placements for many years and have a great track record of giving students an excellent grounding in our technologies.

The engineering work you will get involved in will see you working with our products to analyse or build models of equipment and systems then, using the principles of fluid flow, heat transfer and CFD, you will use these models to verify and validate that the software is producing correct results. You will work with experienced software developers who will fix any deficiencies that you find in the software, and based on your suggested improvements, we will aim to make the software easier to use while eliminating user errors.

Depending on the product line, you may also get involved in helping to create product training and marketing material, run software tests including performance tests, as well as the opportunity to develop your coding and debugging skills. You will be given training in the use of our products under development, and will learn how to apply CFD to solve real engineering issues. Through team work, you will learn about the Agile management methodologies that are employed in the development of our products and will gain a good understanding of a wide range of skills associated with software engineering.


  • Students should be studying at a UK university for a degree in Engineering.
  • Candidates with an interest in mathematical modelling and computation fluid dynamics are especially valued.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to work well within a team, but also able to work independently when required.
  • An interest in computer aided engineering software is required, and the ability to use CAD or similar software is preferred.
  • Being on track for a First or 2:1 in your respective degree program.

How many students will Mentor take on this year?

10 Placement opportunities available!


  • 25 days plus bank holidays entitlement.
  • £330 contribution towards wellness activities (e.g. gym membership, exercise classes and personal trainer sessions).
  • Siemens Perks at Work, offering discounts across several brands (including: travel, fashion and electronics).
  • Pension scheme (over 22 years).
  • Bupa private medical cover.

About Mentor, A Siemens Business

Mentor, a Siemens Business is a world leader in Electronic Design Automation, the Mechanical Analysis division provides software(s) for engineers who design products, enabling them to optimize their designs. The software is designed to eliminate Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow issues before prototypes are built. The Mechanical Analysis division of Mentor has a turnover in excess of $50M and employs 280 people across North America, Asia and Europe. We work with many major multinational organisations at the cutting edge of development.

How to apply

Please send your CV and Cover letter to michelle_wragg@mentor.com. Please include in your cover letter where you found this advert.