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Software Test Engineer

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    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £42.71 - £56.50 per hour

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    David Taylor

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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A Software Test Engineer with proven knowledge and experience of testing in an agile development environment delivering software solutions.

The Test Engineer will join a scrum team to deliver functionality for a new Satellite Communications Management Solution. The Test Engineer shall contribute to all stages of the software development lifecycle and thus have solid experience in test technologies including Automation.
Responsible for: Testing and verifying quality code for a new product development using an agile methodology and support Test documentation development

Primary Duties
Must be capable and responsible for:

o Testing of code within an agile environment (scrum).
o Automated test experience using Selenium / WebDriver (or similar technology)
o Working with the team to define test cases and run test phases for a new product development.
o Test Task estimation in accordance with sprint planning.
o Creating Test Automation scripts for Regression testing phase
o Support in documentation generation such as Software Test Plan, Software Verification plans etc.

Essential Competencies
The following key technical skills are required:
o Agile Development Process knowledge
o Test Automation experience of web testing essential

The following technical skills are desirable:
o Degree level education (Computer Science preferred with minimum of 2.1)
o Automated Testing Swing of applications would be highly desirable.

The following domain skills are desirable:
o Satcoms
o Software Defined Networking
o Network Monitoring / Management Application

SC Clearance will be required during this role, so candidates will need to hold this at present or be eligible to achieve this as part of the role.

Role will be working Inside IR35