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Automation Test Engineer

The Boeing Company
Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
Closing date
28 Feb 2023

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Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

In 2010, MOD awarded Boeing the £800 million Future Logistic Information Services (FLIS) contract as its Support Chain Information Services (SCIS) Delivery Partner. SCIS is a partnering arrangement between the MOD and Boeing Defence UK to improve the reliability and capability of the logistic information systems and services that deliver engineering, supply chain and business intelligence information. Boeing provides secure, stable and resilient SCIS services by assisting the MOD in streamlining and optimising its end-to-end logistics information system into an agile and effective capability that underpins the support chain.

We are looking for an automation Test Engineer to join our SCIS team challenged with modernising and transforming the Defence logistics service. The successful candidate will work within the programme to support the automation of testing of the information systems for functions including Inventory Management; Supply Chain Management; Engineering and Asset Management; Asset Tracking & Visibility; Technical Publications; Support Equipment.

Following defined Boeing processes and liaising with the military customer and technical experts, the candidate will be expected to develop automated test scenarios, test cases, test plans and test scripts and also, execute these tests in support of the verification and validation of the solution.

Responsibilities include working collaboratively within an integrated customer and supplier team to jointly deliver integrated industry standard processes ensuring that impacts to the business process is beneficial, common and increases the efficiency and effectiveness of the supply chain.


  • Requirement Analysis and creation of requirement traceability matrix to ensure proper test coverage.
  • Write Test plan and perform the estimation for various projects
  • Writing test scenarios and test cases, logging defects and test reports.
  • Defining and maintaining the automation tests for applications.
  • Liaising with programme teams to understand the changes to write test cases with appropriate test coverage.
  • Perform automated and manual test execution.
  • Knowledge of Defect Management lifecycle.
  • Report risks and issues to the test lead and the test manager.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment handling multiple projects within stringent timelines.
  • Ability to lead defect triage calls to discuss progress updates, daily tasks, issues, defects and resolution.

Education & Experience


  • Hands-on experience in automation testing.
  • 7 to 10 years of experience in Software testing
  • Excellent Analytic skills and good knowledge of testing processes
  • Experience of functional and non-functional testing (estimation, test case development, test planning , test execution, defect lifecycle management, test reporting etc.).
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience to work with 3rd parties to conduct end to end testing.


  • Experience of defence modelling
  • Knowledge of security testing and ability to understand security concepts
  • Knowledge of performance testing
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent, or relevant military experience
  • Testing certification from the BCS (e.g. ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Intermediate Level) or other equivalent institute
  • Experience of building Automation Frameworks from scratch is desirable
  • Experience of Agile methodology including practices such as Scrum or Kanban is an added benefit.

Experience of the following tools/technologies (desirable):

  • HP Quality Centre or ALM
  • Selenium Web Driver/Specflow
  • ReadyAPI/SOAPUI Automation (Data Driven)
  • JMeter/Load Runner
  • JIRA
  • GIT/BitBucket
  • SQL & SQLServer
  • Jenkins
  • CI/CD pipeline

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

Important information regarding this requisition: This position does not have sponsorship approval. This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a SECURITY CHECK/CLEARANCE

Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world's most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process.

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