Senior Software Test Engineer

Job Ref: 60722
Sector: Defence
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 02 August 2019
  • Weymouth, Dorset, England, UK Weymouth Dorset GBR DT4 9XD
  • Competitive
  • Faye Jackson
  • 01329 227000

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Senior Software Test Engineer

Our client is a leading developer of systems solutions for Land, Sea and Air applications within the defence sector. The candidate will have input into test planning, scripting, and execution of test scenarios; interfacing to advanced sonar processing sub-systems deployed on Windows and Linux operating systems within virtualized environments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to generate structured Software Test Planning and Elaboration documentation.
  • Support the design and execution of Systems and Software Tests to verify and validate that our Sonar Systems meet requirements, quality, performance and reliability criteria.
  • Support of user acceptance evaluations, Factory Acceptance Tests, systems trials and confidence testing.
  • Accountable for supporting the development and maintenance of the Software test strategy, testing quality framework, and test methodology.
  • Good understanding of Software architectural and detailed design, using UML with Enterprise Architect and DOORS would be desirable.
  • Supports the policy and standards for the performing of business process testing.

Skills, Qualification and Experience

  • Testing experience in a similar role - Essential
  • Ability to understand and use Requirements Analysis to support test design and planning- Essential
  • Working within a software development team debugging, reviewing and some coding - Essential
  • Good understanding of Software Configuration and Build Management - Desirable
  • Knowledge of UML, Enterprise Architect or DOORS - Desirable
  • Knowledge of C++, RTI DDS - Desirable
  • ISEB Accreditation in Software Testing or equivalent - Desirable
  • A good working understanding of Microsoft applications - Desirable
  • Experience of using testing tools and Test Harness frameworks: Jira, Redmine - Desirable
  • Sonar domain knowledge, or similar signal processing intensive applications - Desirable

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated, adaptable to change, proactive, diligent and with good leadership and inter-personal skills;
  • Batchelor's degree or equivalent in Science, Engineering or Mathematics or a relevant subject.
  • Experience of the whole Software Development lifecycle
  • An appreciation of Agile, Waterfall and V Model lifecycles
  • Knowledge of Software Engineering best practices, methodologies, processes and tools;
  • Capable of obtaining Security Clearance to at least SC level;

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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