Software Test Engineer

Software Test Engineer

Job Title: Software Test Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895193_1537801369
Contact Name: Natasha Rowley
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 24, 2018 16:02

Job Description

Your experience as a Software Test Engineer with knowledge of Product Integration will be highly valuable to our client, a world leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide.

You will carry out software product integration with hardware and software components, defining and executing test cases and carry out problem solving to identify defects and provide assurance evidence and demonstrations for the system.

Responsibilities for this role are:

*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 continuous improvement of integration and testing processes, procedures and tools
*Carry out integration and test activity within the Agile Framework program
*Competence in software product integration and test. Depth of experience in some areas and breadth of understanding across the discipline, practising as a Software test engineer on a complex development program
*Ability to carry out product test and system activity as part of a team

To be suitable for this role your skills and qualifications will include:

*Degree qualified in a relevant Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or IT discipline or equivalent
*Technical experience in the application of practical and pragmatic Product Integration and Test engineering
*Experience of test script writing preferably using IBM RTC Quality Manager
*Practical hands on experience in lab and field based military systems testing, including equipment/system commissioning and fault finding
*Experienced in the use of one or more of the following engineering tools (IBM DOORS, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert, Microsoft Office tools
*Technical experience of electrical, mechanical and computer systems hardware, including knowledge of commercial IT architecture and technologies
*Experience of Unix/Linux architecture, services, security features and virtualization
*Knowledge of working in an agile test environment


*Software Test Engineer
*Contract - rate negotiable

Keywords: Software Test Engineer, Product Integration, Testing, Defence, Agile, DOORS, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert, Unix, Linux. Test Script

This client thrives on innovation, embraces teamwork and possesses a strong will to succeed; this is a fantastic place to work. If you wish to be considered for this role please apply now.

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.

This role is a CONTRACT position

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