System Integration and Test Team Lead

System Integration and Test Team Lead

Job Title: System Integration and Test Team Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Caerphilly, Wales
Salary: £46800 - £58500 per annum
Reference: 895612_1555346268
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 15, 2019 17:37

Job Description

Your experience in Systems Engineering and knowledge of integration and test and tactical communication systems will play a crucial part in leading the team responsible for system integration and test activity to support design certification, assurance and acceptance for a new secure communications System. You will be working as a System Integration and Test Team Lead for a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems.

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About the Job:

The client requires a System Integration and Test Team Lead to carry out system integration with hardware & software components in a Tactical C4I System, define & execute test cases, and carry out problem solving to identify defects and provide assurance & acceptance evidence for the system.
System Integration and Test Teams operate as part of the System Team at the Value Stream Level within a Scaled Agile Framework. Tasks will be varied and include product & system integration, verification, validation, assurance & platform based testing with problem investigation and support for field based testing. The successful candidate will lead a multi-disciplined engineering team performing activities including;
*Support the development of appropriate integration and test plans
*Support detailed planning to successfully execute integration and test activity
*Define test requirements, specifications, procedures and scripts with reference to system and product specification, design and use cases
*Execute defined 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 integration and 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 Agile Framework program
About You:
To be the right fit for this System Integration and Test Team Lead job, you will ideally need a degree in a relevant Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or IT discipline (or equivalent experience), and have experience or knowledge of the following;
*Broad competence in Systems Integration and Test - Significant experience and depth of understanding across the discipline, practicing as an SI&T engineer on a complex development program
*Ability to carry out SI&T activity leading or as part of a team
*Understanding and experience of developing Tactical C4I Systems; knowledge of the BCIP system is highly desirable.
*Understanding of tactical network infrastructures including networks, radios, routers, switches and system management considerations
*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
*Technical awareness of electrical, mechanical and computer systems hardware including knowledge of commercial IT architecture and technologies
*Proven methodical analytic fault finding skills - comfortable working in a technical laboratory while adhering to lab rules
*Technical experience in the application of practical and pragmatic Systems Integration and Test engineering on large scale Defense design and development programs.

System Integration and Test Team Lead
South Wales
37 hours a week
£46,800 to £58500
Permanent role

Keywords: Systems engineer, Integration, Test, Testing, Requirements, Lead, TCP/IP, UDP, Communications, C4i, Infrastructure, Software, Design, networks, radios, routers, switches.

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 is a permanent position.

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