Software Test Lead

Location
South Wales
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
08 Mar 2017
Closes
05 Apr 2017
Ref
1141943
Contact
William James
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Permanent
Software Test Lead
Permanent
South Wales

A great opportunity for a Software Test Lead. The role will place significant demands on their engineering knowledge and experience.
Responsibilities
* Estimate, plan, schedule and monitor Software Test team strategies and activities as required to deliver SIL integrated and tested operational EA software baselines in-line with demands of production, training systems and trials programmes.
* Review and assess additions and alterations to functional and non-functional requirements captured in the Software Requirement s Model (SRM), establishing and maintaining their testability.
* Oversee all output from the Software Test team, ensuring the technical adequacy and quality of the team's work products, including Test Cases, Test Traceability, Test Reports, Verification Evidence and the raising and eventual verification of Software Problem Reports.
* Lead the Test team's development of Test Cases to verify software function and performance against Use Cases and Requirements (QA Testing).
* Support the Software Development teams through the Test team's undertaking of product level and QV (black box) testing of the developed products.
* Ensure Test team maintain close co-operation with the software development teams in the investigation, diagnosis and reporting of software faults.
* Preparation and regular reporting of Test team progress against plans, including test metrics.
* Arrange all technical reviews of test status and release to Systems Integration, and present all supporting artefacts.

Education/Experience
* Experience in the full software development lifecycle; software design, implementation, test, V&V. utilizing traditional and agile process methodologies.
* Detailed understand of version control and associated best practice.
* Proven background in test specification preparation based upon software requirement analysis captured both as use-cases and discrete requirements
* Strong background in CASE tools that support UML model development. With experience of IBM DOORS and Rhapsody an advantage
* Experience of testing distributed, real-time systems that utilize Ethernet and IP open standards and protocols.
* Familiar with the software testing of embedded systems utilizing heterogeneous operating systems
* Hold or be capable of holding security clearance.

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