Systems Integration & Testing

Systems Integration & Testing

Job Title: Systems Integration & Testing
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Blackwood, Caerphilly
Salary: Up to £480 per day
Reference: 895794_1556098443
Contact Name: Anna Bonczchowska
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2019 10:34

Job Description

My client is looking for a Systems Integration & Testing Engineer to join a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems. As a part of ASIT team you will be responsible for executing the Automation Test Plans to support design certification, assurance and acceptance for the company's system. The role is to provide a body of test evidence and support design certification to demonstrate system compliance. This will include defining & execute test cases and carry out problem solving of the automated scripts. The role requires a candidate who has experience of automating C4I tests and their associated facilities. The candidate will also demonstrate recent in-depth practical experience of various SI&T processes and procedures.

About the Role:

*The execution of the Automated System Integration and Test (ASIT) Plan.
*Definition of automation test requirements, specifications, procedures and scripts.
*Execute the ASIT governance and training of the SI&T team.
*The remote execution of ASIT tests and manage test results and associated data.
*Automate the analysis and assessment of test results and provide reports
*Automated test reports and associated data.
*The continuous improvement test automation activity as well as the associated integration and testing processes, procedures and tools.
*Integration and test activity within the SAFe Agile Framework program
*Support defined ASIT integration activities, including demos

You will have the following experience:

*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
*Recent experience of defining, designing, implementing and executing test automation to reduce effort, costs and time.
*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 e.g. safe handling, equipment tracking and ESD
*Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Proficient in use of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel and Visio. Ability to generate well-structured technical documents and manage through a review process to achieve release to committed deadlines. Ability to present formally at progress reviews and contribute productively in the team and with external UK MoD and other stakeholders.
*Self-motivated demonstrating integrity, professionalism, flexibility, commitment and innovation
*Technical experience in the application of practical and pragmatic Systems Integration and Test engineering on large scale Defence design and development programs.
*Practical hands on experience in lab and field based military systems testing including equipment/system commissioning and fault finding
*Experience in build and test automation.
*Microsoft Windows Platform experience with good understanding of Windows architecture, services, security features, and virtualization
*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
*Typically requires degree in a relevant Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or IT discipline or equivalent wide range of relevant

Systems Integration and Testing Engineer

Key Skills: Systems Integration and Test; defining, designing, implementing and executing test automation; Tactical C4I Systems; BCIP; fault finding; OSI-layered communications models;

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency (perm). These roles are permanent positions.

This is a 6 month contract position.

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