Software Test Engineer

Software Test Engineer

Job Title: Software Test Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00013165_1504272079
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 01, 2017 14:21

Job Description

Our client is a joint-funded organisation, bringing together expertise from government, research companies, academic organisations and UK businesses, tasked with transforming the UK's ability to create and develop new products and services. They are currently working on the development of a complex software tool which will be used to analyse the UK's energy infrastructure and business model, enabling a future energy strategy to be developed to combat the challenges of energy security, energy cost and environmental sustainability.

They are now looking for a Software Test Engineer to join their team in Birmingham on a contract basis to undertake Software test development and perform testing.

Responsibilities include:

The candidate will be required to work as part of an agile development team to deliver documented software to support the development of a whole system analysis tool.
The candidate will need to use their knowledge and experience to drive testing of models and software produced according to detailed specifications.
The candidate will produce structured, documented, supportable code.
The candidate will produce test specifications, perform software testing at module level on both software and to integrate software into a workable whole.
The candidate will drive the software release process to deliver working models and code to the analysis team.

Skills and experience required:

Ability to undertake software test development and perform testing.
Integration of newly developed code with software package, including testing, debugging, release activities.
Testing code to ensure correct operation.
Using experience to suggest processes and ideas to improve the development and operation of software tool.
Liaising with the software and modelling development teams to feedback on issues discovered.
This person needs to have a proven history of testng software in a number of different languages ideally from within the following list: C/C++, Java, Python, MATLAB, SQL. Key Outputs: Operable Code, Test plans, Design documents.
Experience of IBM DOORS and/or Sparx EA would be advantageous.

To be considered, applicants will need to be qualified to Degree level (or equivalent) in Software Engineering or another relevant subject, with previous programming experience gained in an engineering environment.

Software Test Engineer
Salary negotiable DOE

Key Words: Software, Test, debugging, integration, C++, Python, Matlab

Please Note: All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without the need for employer sponsorship.

This is a Contract position.

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.

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