Test Engineer SC

Location
Erskine
Salary
£340 - £350 per day
Posted
10 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Ref
092734
Contact
Melonie Tomlinson
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Contract

Out client has a number of opportunities at their Erskine site for the role of IT Infrastructure Test Analyst. This challenging position draws on the analytical & problem-solving mind-set found in 2nd/3rd Line and other senior IT support


Experience required Test Analyst
Self-Starter Strong Windows infrastructure knowledge of the MS Server 2003/2008/2012 estate
Strong AD installation, monitoring & troubleshooting skills
Strong Windows XP /7/10 Testing or Support knowledge
Hardware - peripherals and basic internal installations
Microsoft Office Testing or Support and Standard Consumer Off the Shelf (COTS) Testing or Support
Network infrastructure troubleshooting skills
Experience in hardware/software testing, integration, change management procedures
Server Virtualisation - ESX or HyperV

Desirable Skills:

Microsoft Certification (MCSA/MCSE/ MCITP/MCTS)
ISTQB Certification
Experience using ALM, Sharepoint and StarTeam/AIX/SQL/CITRIX /Sanctuary/Veritas Clustering/McAfee EPO/NetCool

Job Description:
Implement and Test Windows 2003/2008/2012 Server based solutions - hardware and software.
Implement and Test Windows XP /win 7 and Office 2013- O365 -based End User Device solutions - hardware and software.
Implement Common off the shelf products on end user devices and servers to support the customer infrastructure.
Apply existing IT expertise to the testing of hardware & software in the customer environment.

For any implemented hardware and software, performing the following activities to timescales and constraints communicated by the team leader.

Reviewing Requirements and Design Documents to determine the scope of testing.
Produce a Test Plan, scoping the testing to be performed at a high level.
Create Test Scripts, using ALM to implement that Test Plan.
Manually run/evidence such scripts.
Produce a Test Report, summarising the testing performed.
Participate in informal and formal reviews of the above.
Provide support for demonstrations and trials (in-house and on site).
Test Scripts will support both confidence testing and the evidencing against requirements.














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.