Product Integration and Test Lead

Product Integration and Test Lead

Job Title: Product Integration and Test Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Wales, Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896195_1567174756
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 30, 2019 15:19

Job Description

This role is for a PI&T Lead to lead the PI&T team responsible for software integration and test activity to support design certification, assurance and acceptance for the System Management and Security products.

In order to deliver this program our client have adopted an Agile Methodology in the form of the Scaled Agile Framework and is applying it across the whole system and product development lifecycle. This is a step change approach from traditional waterfall delivery model and is designed to enable continuous delivery and validation of solutions, with flexibility to respond to changing customer requirements, foster innovation and promote collaborative working between team and Customer stakeholders based on shared interest, values and goals.

Product Integration and Test operate as part of the Agile Release Train level within a Scaled Agile Framework. Tasks will be varied and include product integration, verification, validation, assurance & analysis against product design documentation. The successful candidate will work within a multi-disciplined engineering team to deliver outputs that meet customer needs to defined quality standards within agreed timescales and budgets

The PI&T role requires a candidate who has proven in-depth software integration and testing capability in planning, scheduling, and executing in a domain relevant to Tactical Communications Systems

As part of your role you will be responsible for:
*The development and execution of appropriate integration and test plans
*Managing the integration of bespoke products onto a windows platform
*Definition of test requirements, specifications, procedures and scripts with reference to system and product specification, design and use cases.
*Management of test results and associated data
*Produce test reports and associated test conclusions - including provision of metrics data.
*Management and report of integration and test activities status.
*Utilization of automation tools and techniques, and a focus on continuous improvement.
*Execution of SIAT with the SAFe Agile Framework.
*Customer and stakeholder engagement/management
*Champion the PI&T build and test automation activity as well as the continuous improvement of integration and testing processes, procedures and tools
You will have the following experience
*Proven capability as a Technical lead or manager of a large Integration and Test team on a complex software development program with a track record of delivery.
*Technical experience in the application of practical and pragmatic Product Integration and Test engineering on large scale Software design and development programs.
*Experience of managing the integration of changing software, hardware and firmware baselines.
*Experience of defining, designing, implementing and executing test automation to reduce effort, costs and time.
*Understanding of software development and test particularly of WEB based products
*Ability to orient issues within Internet and OSI-layered communications models - good understanding of messaging and routing protocols, TCP/IP, UDP, including those applicable to wireless and wired environments
*Microsoft Windows Platform experience with good understanding of Windows architecture, services, security features, and virtualization
*Experience with DevOps and automation essential. Using tools such as Katalon and Robot.
*Proven methodical analytic fault-finding skills - comfortable working in a technical laboratory while adhering to lab rules e.g. safe handling, equipment tracking and ESD
*Knowledge of the BCIP system is highly desirable.
*Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), or similar agile process.
*Experienced in the use of one or more the following engineering tools: Enterprise Architecture, DOORs, IBM Rational Rhapsody, RTC, RQM
*Understanding of tactical network infrastructures including networks, radios, routers, switches and system management considerations
Title: Product Integration and Test Lead
Pay Rate and Bens: Attractive
Location: South Wales

Key Skills: Test, Integration, Product Integration, Software, design, Aerospace, Aviation, Military, Defence,

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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.

This is a permanent role

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