IT&T Test Engineer

Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
28 days ago

Job Title: Test Engineer
Location: Corsham/Portsmouth
Duration 6-12 months
Rate: Up to £650 per day via an approved umbrella company Inside IR35

The OpNET Test Engineer will be part of a team responsible for the Product Testing, System & System Integration testing, and Live Service testing of the New Style of Information Technology (Deployed) OpNet system.

Reporting directly to the IT&T Test Managers and to the NSoIT(D) Head of Integration Test & Trials, (IT&T) for your deliverables, in order to have OpNet accepted into live service.

Working within an Agile environment, you will be involved in ensuring that the deployed systems are comprehensively tested throughout various testing cycles and test levels, from component level testing through integration and acceptance, leading to monthly testing of patches in the live space, including testing of change through incident & problem management processes.

  • Must understand Low level Engineering Design Documentation and formulate a test script from that.
  • Quickly integrating into the Testing Team in order to contribute to the overall success of project.
  • Formulation and implementation of NSoIT(D) System Integration Testing scripts.
  • Executing the scope of testing within the context of each release.
  • 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 scripts as defined by the Test Management team.
  • 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, (NCHQ, MCTA, MCS IA).

Essential Skills:

  • Strong Network background - CCNA/CCNP
  • End to end' test validation and System Integration testing.
  • Exceptional communication and good 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 as a minimum.
  • Manual Infrastructure Testing
  • UAT Testing
  • Functional and Non Functional Testing
  • Test docs, including Test Scripts
  • Defect reporting
  • Understand Engineering Design Documents and formulate a test script from that

Desirable Skills:

  • ISQTB Test certification or equivalent
  • Knowledge of, or experience of, military IS systems.
  • Experience of Military Information Services such as NATO FAS, UK Base Services and MOD Business management applications.
  • Experience of Confluence and Jira. Working within both 'Waterfall' & Agile methodologies would be an advantage.

If this is the role for you please submit your CV at your earliest convenience.

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