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Senior Software Test Engineer

Senior Software Test Engineer

Job Title: Senior Software Test Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport, Wales
Industry:
Salary: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00013083_1499183095
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email: kevin@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: July 04, 2017 16:44

Job Description

Senior Software Test Engineer

Our client working in the defence sector is looking to recruit a skilled Senior Software Test Engineer reporting to the Software Team Lead. The successful candidate will play a key role within the Software Test Development team with close liaison and co-operation with colleagues throughout the SV Systems and Software Teams, including: Requirements, Development, QA, System Integration and Test teams
This is an opportunity to work for a leading business within the defence sector working on and delivering cutting edge projects to government and civil customers globally.
Responsibilities:
Develop Test Cases to verify software function and performance against Use Cases and Requirements (QA Testing)
Design and implementation of test utilities and harnesses that support automation of the test process
Support Software Development team via the undertaking of product level and QV (black box) testing of the developed products
Co-operate with the software development teams in the investigation, diagnosis and reporting of software faults
Preparation of test specifications and test reports, including test metrics
Contribute to driving best practice and continuous improvement within Software Test discipline
Assist in the review and assessment of additions and alterations to functional and non-functional requirements captured in the Software Requirement s Model (SRM), establishing and maintaining their testability.
Experience
Ideally a Degree in EE, CS, Physics or equivalent. Classification 2.1 or higher
Proven track record in software/system test or development environment
Considerable engineering experience in a Software Development and/or Integration and Test environment
Detailed understand of version control and associated best practice
Proven background in test specification preparation based upon software requirement analysis captured both as use-cases and discrete requirements
Strong background in CASE tools that support UML model development. With experience of IBM DOORS and Rhapsody an advantage
Experience of testing distributed, real-time systems that utilize Ethernet and IP open standards and protocols
Familiar with the software testing of embedded systems utilizing heterogeneous operating systems
Excellent English writing and speaking skills

Key Skills - Software, Test, Doors, Blackbox, QV, QA Test
Salary to £400 per day
Contract Role

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.

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