Subsystem Test Engineer

Ref: ZR_7156_JOB  ·  Posted on 08 August 2022

Introduction

My client is a global defence organisation, who are looking for a Test Engineer to contribute to all integration and test activities across my clients’ Somerset office.  You will be integrating hardware, software, and subsystems together, and testing the links between these subsystems.

Hybrid working opportunities are available for this role but office-based work in my clients’ Somerset office will be required.

You will be required to undergo an SC Security Clearance for this role so any current or prior defence experience will be a bonus.

Key responsibilities
  • Providing and contributing to Test activities to all Integrated Solutions programmes on Integration &Testing System level tasking.
  • Ensuring that Test procedures are developed in line with the system requirements and Integration &Testing processes.
  • Ensuring that Test documentation is delivered to schedule and available for Test Readiness Reviews (TRR).
  • Ensuring that Test execution is completed to cost & schedule.
  • Liaising with the Test manager, Integration and Test team lead and team members from the internal test organisation.
  • Liaising with internal and external equipment engineers to ensure rapid diagnosis of problem.
  • Investigation of complex system level faults found through test.
  • Monitoring and progressing fix development & embodiment.
  • Ensuring Integration &Testing processes for fault reporting and investigation.
  • Producing, collecting, and reporting appropriate metrics showing progress.
  • Using Metrics to guide decisions and for management reporting.
Skills & experience
  • Demonstrable test experience across the full test lifecycle. With a track record of delivery in complex, challenging, cutting edge test environments
  • Demonstrated understanding of requirements gathering from internal and external clients.
  • Familiar with estimating and recording time and resource against planned testing and for co-ordinating test assets.
  • Experience of MOD projects would be a bonus

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • ISEB/ISTQB accredited
  • Experience of DOORs
  • Experience of System Integration and IV&V
  • Experience of Jira

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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