Senior Software Test Engineer

Senior Software Test Engineer

Job Title: Senior Software Test Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Wales, Wales
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: 894738_1524838096
Contact Name: Gintare Laboviciute
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2018 15:08

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Software Test Engineer with technical experience in the application of practical and pragmatic Product Integration and Test engineering preferably on large scale defence design and development programs to join multi-disciplined engineering team. Our Client is a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide.

As a Senior Software Test Engineer, you will carry out software Product integration with hardware & software components - defining, scoping and running tests for complex middleware services, problem-solving to identify defects, providing assurance evidence and participation in product and system demonstrations. Tasks will be varied, including software integration, setting up test environments, working in a virtualized environment and developing automated tests, supporting both product and system integration & test teams.

As Senior Software Test Engineer your key responsibilities will include:
-Support detailed planning to successfully execute product testing and integration and test activity
-Define test requirements, specifications, procedures and scripts with reference to system and product specification, design and use cases
-Execute defined product integration activities
-Execute tests and manage test results and associated data
-Support the production of test reports and associated test conclusions
-Support status reporting of product test activities
-Support build and test automation activity as well as the continuous improvement of integration and testing processes, procedures and tools
-Carry out integration and test activity within the SAFe program

Key skills & experience required - About You:
-Competence in Software Product Integration and Test practicing as a Software test engineer on a complex development program
-Defining, scoping and running tests for complex middleware services
-Developing automated tests using tools such as JMeter and Gatling
-Defect investigation and root cause analysis
-Web Technologies (e.g. OData, HTTP, TLS and REST)
-Testing software on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016
-Continuous integration (e.g. Jenkins)
-Demonstrable experience of Java or C#
-Specifying and configuring test environments
-Source code management tools (e.g. GIT)
-Test Management tools (e.g. Rational Quality Manager)
-Working in virtualized environment
-Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or IT discipline or equivalent wide range of relevant experience

-Understanding and experience of Tactical C4I Systems; knowledge of the BCIP system
-Python experience
-PowerShell & Linux shell scripting
-Knowledge of networking technologies (DNS, TCP, UDP, IP Routing)
-Experienced in the use of IBM DOORS, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert (or equivalents)
-Working in a Scrum environment

Senior Software Test Engineer
Location: Newport area (South Wales)
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Key skills: DNS, TCP, UDP, IP Routing, IBM DOORS, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert, Agile, Scum, Tactical C4I, BCIP, OData, HTTP, TLS, REST, JMeter, Gatling, SAFe, Agile Framework, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, virtualized environment, Java, C#

If you desire to be part of a culture that thrives on innovation, embraces teamwork and possesses a strong will to succeed apply today!

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 criterion 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 role is a permanent position.

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