Systems Integration & Test Engineering Lead

Systems Integration & Test Engineering Lead

Job Title: Systems Integration & Test Engineering Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Caerphilly, Wales
Salary: £400 - £470 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895868_1557934920
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 15, 2019 16:42

Job Description

Your experience in Systems Engineering and knowledge of integration and test and tactical communication or C4i systems will play a crucial part in leading all system integration, test (SI&T) and governance for the SI&T Capability User Case (CUC) Acceptance Team. You will be working as a Systems Integration & Test Engineering Lead - Capability Testing, 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 SI&T Engineering Lead - Capability Testing who has proven in-depth of C4I testing including producing the requirements for test and customer acceptance, Test Cases and Test scripts. This role is to manage, on a daily basis, the SI&T Capability Use Case Team responsible for testing and acceptance to support design certification, assurance and acceptance for the EvO System. Responsibilities include the management and governance of the following:
*Manage the CUC test definition, test and acceptance plans.
*Manage the detailed plan to execute CUC tests and acceptance activities.
*Definition of CUC test requirements, specifications, procedures and scripts with reference to system and product specification, design and use cases.
*Execute defined CUC integration activities, including demos.
*Execute CUC tests and manage test results and associated data
*Produce Test Acceptance reports for both SI&T deliverables and Payment Milestones.
*Manage the Progressive assurance and the associated provision of metrics data.
*Review test reports and supporting documentation and demonstrations.
*Status reporting of integration and test activities.
*Support the test automation activity as well as the continuous improvement of integration and testing processes, procedures and tools.
*Integration and test activity within the SAFe Agile Framework program
*Customer and stakeholder engagement/management
About You:
To be the right fit for this SI&T Engineering Lead - Capability Testing 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;
*Recent experience as a Technical lead or manager of a large Systems Integration and Test team on a complex C4I development programme.
*Recent experience of Customer acceptance on a complex C4I development programme
*Breadth of experience gained in roles that demonstrate technical leadership, the application of system engineering and integration skills and a track record of delivery.
*Understanding and experience of implementation of governance process and procedures for an SI&T project.
*Understanding of tactical network infrastructures including networks, radios, routers, switches and system management considerations
*Experience of defining, designing, implementing and executing test automation to reduce effort, costs and time.
*Experience of managing the integration of changing software, hardware and firmware baselines.
*Provided High Level of technical expertise and guidance to the SI&T team, specifically messaging and routing protocols, APIs, TCP/IP, UDP, including those applicable to wireless and wired environments
*Experience gained across all phases of the system engineering lifecycle.
*Software-intensive systems design, development and testing following Agile methodologies, preferably the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
*Experienced in the use of one or more the following engineering tools or equivalents: IBM DOORS, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert, Microsoft Office tools
EvO SI&T Engineering Lead - Capability Testing
South Wales
37 hours a week
Contract role
Up to £475 per day

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 contract position.

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