Integration Test & Trial Engineer

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT, Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Ben Mcrae

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

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Role: Integration Test & Trial Engineer

Location: Portsmouth (Portsdown Technology Park)

Duration: Initially until 31/03/19 - likely to extend

Rate: up to £500/day

Security Clearance: SC/DV

This role is for an Integration Test and Trial Engineer (IT&T) who is part of a team responsible for various testing activities for a Military System.

Carries out general testing activities on application or infrastructure projects, programs or services to supply which enables stakeholders to make informed decisions around progress to the next development stage or release.

Understands a given requirement and can create use cases, design test cases, create test scripts and establish associated data in response to that requirement. Execution of test cases; recording and analysing results to provide reports on test activities and results to identify test incidents and risks and assisting in incident resolution.

Can work independently or as a member of a team with limited supervision under the direction of a Test Manager.

Key Accountabilities

  • Creation of test cases and identifies test data in response to defined and/or derived requirements.
  • Design analysis and derivation of requirements
  • Execution of test cases and recording of associated results in accordance with test plan(s).
  • Test results checking and reporting.
  • Test Incident logging and support.
  • Collection of testing related measurements and metrics.
  • Support the continuous improvement of test process and activities.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Produces test cases that address clearly defined requirements.
  • Produces test documents that are precise, clear and unambiguous.
  • Ensures that all test activities are logged and that an up to date audit trail is available.
  • Works in an organized and methodical way.

Education / Experience


  • Certified Testing background (ISEB/ISTQB) with a minimum of 5 years' experience
  • Familiarisation with either Land or Maritime Deployed Systems
  • Familiarisation in Microsoft and Linux environments; Architecture, Security, and Services
  • SC/DV Clearance
  • Self-motivated demonstrating commitment, rigour, flexibility and integrity.
  • Team player with a positive outlook.


  • ITIL V3.
  • SAFe or Agile Foundation.
  • A good understanding of test and integration of Military Enterprise Deployed Systems, i.e.
  • Defence Information Infrastructure (DII)
  • Magpie
  • BCIP
  • Falcon
  • Skynet
  • RLI and SLI operation
  • A sound understanding of MOTS applications and infrastructures, Inc. Networks and System Management.
  • Experience within both sequential and iterative (SAFe) environments
  • Experience in development toolsets; JIRA, Test Rails, BITBucket, Jenkins, Wireshark, and standard Microsoft Office tooling.