Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer

Job Title: Automation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Poole, Dorset
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 897001_1605007693
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 10, 2020 11:28

Job Description

Automation Engineer

Our Client is global provider of advanced cyber security, telecoms and government infrastructure products. They are recruiting for an Automation Engineer to work as part of the project team.
You will use technical expertise to ensure that software programs and products meet performance expectations before they're produced and sold. You will be required to run tests to gather relevant information about how the product performs and use the test data to determine if there are issues that need to be addressed prior to end-user access.

Key responsibilities: (Not Exhaustive)

*Perform FAT, SAT and UAT cycles, in attendance with customers where required.
*Build, release and configuration management of products
*Take lead on project activities within the team to ensure delivery of detailed and complete test cycles, internally and externally facing
*Use programming languages such as python and bash to create test tools and automate tasks
*Accountable for quality of all software released, and test completion reports
*Provide guidance and best practices for both functional and non-functional tests
*Deploy, automate, maintain and manage lab environment systems (both hardware and software) to ensure availability, performance, scalability and security of systems
*Design and create automated test cases to fully confirm functionality of products against requirements and resolutions to identified faults

Key Skills:
*Good Linux experience
*Python programming language experience
*Hands on experience of all types of functional and non-functional testing
*Able to create and execute test cycles
*Understanding of continuous integration tools and processes
*Understanding of fundamental networking concepts
*Understanding of common networking protocols
*Understanding of the OSI model
*Ability to use Wireshark to read/analyse packet contents

Permanent Role:
Location: Dorset, Poole
Salary - to £40000 DOE
Key Words: Software, Test, Testing. Systems, FAT, SAT, UAT, Linux, Automation, Python, Cyber, Cisco

Please Note: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.