Lead Technical Tester

Lead Technical Tester

Job Title: Lead Technical Tester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896069_1570092358
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 03, 2019 09:45

Job Description

Lead Technical Tester

Our client is a major digital transformation and service partner, providing consultancy and IT business solutions to the defence sector. They are looking to recruit a hands on Lead Technical Tester to work on a major client site. You will be an integral part of the team developing outline test approaches and estimates form evaluation of Project Briefs. You will have significant testing experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a company at the cutting edge of technology offering outstanding progression and career development opportunities.

If you have experience in any of the following areas, please get in touch for an informal discussion.

Key Responsibilities:

*Ensure that testing activities are conducted in the most effective and efficient manner.
*Carry out work in own areas of testing specialisation.
*Deliver work to agreed estimates and timescales
*Development of test requirements matrices
*Produce Test Plans for testing requirements, clarifying requirements where required and contributing to High
*Level Test Strategies and Plans for more complex requirements
*Develop detailed Test Cases and Test Scripts, including expected results, for all requirements, in line with the Test Strategy and Plan
*Identification and definition of all Test Data in response to clearly defined requirements.
*Execution of Test Definitions and recording of test results
*Evaluation and reporting of Test Results.
*Incident Management and support.
*Definition and collection of Test Metrics.
*Ensure that all test activities are logged and that an up to date audit trail is available.
*The project's initial point of contact for testing.
*Provide or contribute to test estimations.
*Be recognised as a Test Expert in at least one particular Test Specialisation.
*Operate as a senior member of a testing team working on diverse, complex or multiple projects.

Essential skills
*Minimum Security clearance of SC (preferably DV, if not, has a positive view to obtaining DV or higher)
*ISEB or ISTQB accreditation, Intermediate (Advanced) or higher.
*Significant and demonstrable industry experience and knowledge of testing infrastructure projects from small bespoke
*network installations to large, complex, multi domain corporate networks
*Significant and demonstrable knowledge of testing process, techniques and their application to include, and not be
*limited to:-
*Multiple Project dev / test Methodologies (waterfall, V-model, W-model, Iterative, and any one 'Agile' delivery
*(ideally SCRUM but DSDM, RAD, and Open Unified Process acceptable) with technical knowledge of functional and non-functional
*Test application and delivery.
*Test lifecycle, specifically System / System Integration Testing; OAT and UAT
*Test Planning
*Test Definition Design (Cases, Scripts)
*Test Design Techniques
*Cloud infrastructures and testing
*Manual Testing
*Test executions and logging results
*Evaluations and reporting

This is a Permanent Role
Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
Salary: DOE + Bens
Key Skills: Test, Software, Software Test, ISEB, ISTQB, OAT, UAT, Infrastructure

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 these 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.