Servers Test Script Engineer - SC Preferred

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £600 per day

  • Contact:

    Andy Nugent

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Server Test Script Engineer - 6 Months - Portsmouth (Occasional travel to Corsham)

My client is looking for an experienced Server Test Script Engineer for an initial 6-month contract for a team based in Portsmouth, with the occasion travel to Corsham for meetings. The role is full time on site, and the client can offer a competitive daily rate.

Outline of duties:

  • The Integration Trials &Test Script Engineer - Servers, will be responsible for writing Test Scripts for acceptance testing of an IT system. The individual will report to the project Test Managers and be integrated into the IT&T team to be responsible for developing new and modifying existing Test Scripts for the Core/Hub Networks, undertaking formal & informal testing in support of the System Test Plan and Test Script proving on Test & Development Rig(s).

Experience & Knowledge:

  • Experience of preparing test documentation including test plans, test scripts, evidence collection, defect reports and progress updates.
  • Experience in performing functional, non-functional and regression testing.
  • Experience in installation and configuration of Microsoft Windows Server 2012R2/16 core roles and features.
  • Experience with documenting test procedures and writing release notes.

Must have:

  • Microsoft Server 2012R2/16 based technologies such as AD, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy, Exchange, SfB, SQL, etc.
  • Exceptional communication skills with diverse and adverse audiences - Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Ability to respond to changing project time scales and prioritise work accordingly.
  • SC Clearance is a minimum.

Ideally would have:

  • Knowledge of or experience of military IS systems.
  • MCSE/MCSA Server 2012R2, VMWARE VCP
  • Virtualisation capabilities such as VDI and multi-tenancy.
  • Military Information Services such as NATO FAS, UK Base Services and MOD Business management applications.
  • A firm grasp of PKI integration and utilisation and preferably experience with Defence PKI.
  • Experience of Confluence and Jira. Working within Agile methodologies.