Test Engineer

  • Bristol
  • £375 - £475 
  • Contract

Our client offers technical solutions and services to the defence sector. Due to additional demand they have an immediate requirement for a Security Cleared Test Engineer who has relevant experience in the defence sector.

This role offers a contract duration until December 2020 and will join an existing team as it transitions from development to supporting test and experimentation

Responsibilities will include:

Create, manage, maintain and update the test documentation for each test event, including:

  • Develop requirements and objectives for each test as part of a test event
  • Develop scenarios for each test as part of a test event
  • Acceptance criteria for each test as part of a test event

List of equipment configuration of the test infrastructure and the system under test for each test as part of a test event as detailed by the Network administrator

Any relevant diagrams providing relevant illustrations; and any constraints for each test as part of a test event.

Create and maintain test procedures for each test that will be undertaken during a test event.

The test procedures shall take account of the information that has been articulated in the test plan.

Create and maintain test scripts for each test in a test event.

The test scripts will take account of the relevant test plan and test procedures.

As a minimum the Test Script shall:

  • Detail a step-by-step guide on the process which must be undertaken by a tester undertaking the test in a test event.
  • Execute the tests in accordance with the relevant test plan, test procedure and test script.

Create, manage and maintain a test evidence report for each test event, including:

  • A summary of the test event documenting information on any issues that arose during the test event and any other information which is assessed as relevant
  • The outcomes of each test in a test event against the acceptance criteria
  • Feedback and recommendations on the tests and outcomes of the tests, including actions, for the Authority's consideration
  • A recommendation on whether the tests indicate the tested system is releasable ; and LFE from the test event.

Essential Experience/ Skills Required:

  • Test engineering background within a large scale environment, including VMs
  • Experience of working with military communication systems

YOU MUST HOLD VALID/CURRENT SECURITY CLEARANCE FOR THIS ROLE

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