Senior Software Test Engineer

Senior Software Test Engineer

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    Dorset, England

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    £35000 - £50000 per annum

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    Sam Frost

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    about 2 months ago

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Senior Software Test Engineer

Mortimer Spinks are partnered with an innovative client, specialised in the creation of devices for defence and military use, who are currently looking to hire a Senior Software Test Engineer. The candidate will have input into test planning, scripting, and execution of test scenarios; interfacing to advanced sonar processing sub-systems deployed on Windows and Linux operating systems within virtualized environments.

This is a great opportunity for a Tester, not only looking for a step up, but who would be highly interested in working with software technology within the military space!

Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to generate structured Software Test Planning and Elaboration documentation.

  • Support the design and execution of Systems and Software Tests to verify and validate that our Sonar Systems meet requirements, quality, performance and reliability criteria.

  • Support of user acceptance evaluations, Factory Acceptance Tests, systems trials and confidence testing.

  • Accountable for supporting the development and maintenance of the CSS Software test strategy, testing quality framework, and test methodology.

  • Good understanding of Software architectural and detailed design, using UML with Enterprise Architect and DOORS would be desirable.

  • Supports the policy and standards for the performing of business process testing.

Essential Experience

  • Testing Experience

  • Previous use of Requirements Analysis to support test design and planning

  • Proficient in debugging and reviewing, with some coding exposure

  • An understanding of UML, Enterprise Architect or DOORS

  • Capable of obtaining Security Clearance to at least SC level

Bonus Experience

  • C++ knowledge

  • ISEB accreditation in software testing

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Applications

  • Knowledge of best practices and methodologies

  • Batchelor's degree or equivalent in Science, Engineering or Mathematics or a relevant subject

If this is of interest, please do not hesitate in forwarding your CV for immediate review and consideration!


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