Senior Software Test Engineer

Location
South Wales
Salary
£350 - £410 per day
Posted
23 May 2017
Closes
20 Jun 2017
Ref
1143041
Contact
Dale Williams
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Contract
Senior Software Test Engineer required to liaise and co-operate with colleagues throughout the Systems and Software Teams, including: Requirements, Development, QA, System Integration and Test teams.

Responsibilities will include:
Develop Test Cases to verify software function and performance against Use Cases and Requirements (QA Testing).
Design and implementation of test utilities and harnesses that support automation of the test process.
Support Software Development team via the undertaking of product level and QV (black box) testing of the developed products.
Co-operate with the software development teams in the investigation, diagnosis and reporting of software faults.
Preparation of test specifications and test reports, including test metrics.
Contribute to driving best practice and continuous improvement within Software Test discipline.
Assist in the review and assessment of additions and alterations to functional and non-functional requirements captured in the Software Requirement s Model (SRM), establishing and maintaining their testability.

The successful candidate will have the below skills:
Proven track record in software/system test or development environment.
Considerable engineering experience in a Software Development and/or Integration and Test environment.
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.

Candidates must be willing to undergo the security vetting procedure.