Test Analyst - SC CLEARED

Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£314 per day
Posted
23 Jan 2017
Closes
20 Feb 2017
Ref
TZTTEST091779
Contact
Tom Truman
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Contract
Job Purpose & Accountability:
* Reviewing Requirements and Design Documents to determine the scope of testing.
* Produce a Test Strategy and Plan, scoping the testing to be performed at a high level.
* Create Test Scripts, to implement that Test Plan. Note that Test Scripts will support either or both, as required, of confidence testing and evidencing against requirements. Requirements will be for both functional and security requirements.
* Manually run/evidence such scripts, raising defects as necessary.
* Produce a Test Report, summarising the testing performed.
* Participate in informal and formal reviews of the above.
* Support demonstrations and trials (in-house and on site).

Skills - Mandatory:
* General knowledge of applications development and deployment.
* Familiarity with test frameworks and test automation.
* Familiarity with testing bespoke applications within a distributed Windows Server 2008/2012 environment.
* Be able to create SOAPUI test cases/load tests
* Understanding/appreciation of SOA/Middleware
* Knowledge/Appreciation of WebSphere products
* Understanding of Web Services (SOAP, XLST, REST)
* Website testing
* Comfortable working with unclear requirements
* Technical and working knowledge/experience of MS products
* Preferably experienced in Middleware, IBM WebSphere, Integration Bus or OpenSource alternatives.
* Experience of Containerisation (such as Docker)
* Experience of API management.
* Experience of Apache SOLR, Manifold. VMware , EXSI

Skills - Useful:
Introductory knowledge of Data networking
Ability to access infrastructure over a data network and understand configuration
Understanding Of IP schema, subnets and masking


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.