IT&T Maritime Test Lead

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT, Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £600 - £700 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


Role: IT&T Maritime Test Lead

Location: Portsmouth

Duration: until 31st March 2021

Rate of Pay: up to £700/day - Outside of IR35

Clearance: SC/DV

My client have an exciting opportunity for an experience IT&T Maritime Test Lead to join their team in Portsmouth. The contract falls outside of IR35 and will run initially until 31st March 2021.


The Maritime System Integration Test Manager will be responsible for management of the Test Engineering team, leading the System & System Integration testing of the NSoIT(D) OpNet system, and engaging with all major project stakeholders in order to have OpNet accepted into live service. Working within an AGILE environment, you will manage all System Integration deliverables and present the system at all key acceptance events, in line with the defined overall test approach & procedures. You will be responsible for key inputs and dependencies, resource demands and test reports. Reporting directly to the NSoIT(D) Head of Integration Test & Trials, (IT&T) you will also assist with improving the NSoIT(D) project testing strategy, whilst ensuring the team understand and meet the defined project

* Leading the Testing Team in order to contribute to the overall success of project.
* Formulation and implementation of NSoIT(D) System Integration Testing strategies/plans.
* Defining the scope of testing within the context of each release.
* Demanding, deploying and managing resources at each stage of testing and acceptance.
* Reviewing and approving new NSoIT(D) Test Scripts/Scenarios for Core/Hub Services.
* Undertaking formal and informal reviews of the NSoIT(D) test documentation.
* Manage and maintain NSoIT(D) test plans.
* Assist with expanding technical test frameworks related to the NSoIT(D) project.
* Ensuring visibility, traceability, and control of testing process to deliver high-quality results.
* Weekly status reporting, including engagement with all major stakeholders at mandated project meetings.
* Presenting and conducting the acceptance trials to the relevant authorities.

Experience (min 3 years)
* Strong technical maritime background, with an emphasis on test, delivery and acceptance procedures of IT systems in the maritime environment.
* Experience of preparing test documentation including test plans, test scripts, evidence collection, defect reports and progress updates.
* Working knowledge of SDLC and testing concepts (i.e. Unit Testing, Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, Performance Testing, and User Acceptance Testing).
* Prior hands-on experience with various test management and automated testing tools.
* Experience with documenting test procedures and writing release notes.
* Experience of working within Agile methodologies.

Essential Skills:
Recent experience in testing and integration of:
* 'End to end' test validation and System Integration testing.
* Exceptional communication and strong leadership skills when engaging with diverse and challenging audiences.
* Proven ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team.
* Strong analytical, technical and problem-solving skills.
* Ability to respond to changing project time scales and priorities, adjusting workload accordingly.
* SC Clearance

To apply please send your CV's in the first instance