Systems Test Engineer

ReQuire Consultancy
Shaftesbury, Dorset
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a market leader in the fast growing vehicle telematics market sector. Based in Dorset and other UK locations but with a global marketplace they are well placed to take advantage of current market opportunities. Increased fuel costs, reduction in operating costs and numerous employment laws such as Duty of Care are all driving increased interest in our products and services. Due to steady growth they are now looking for a fantastic Systems Test Engineer to join the engineering team in Shaftesbury.

The Role:

• Assist Systems Test Engineering Manager in establishing and maintaining formal QMS process documents and associated records
• Assist Systems Test Engineering Manager in creating and maintaining departmental 'systems’ and records
• System level testing of company hardware, firmware and software products throughout the SDLC to include functional, load and performance testing
• Input to project management process regarding estimates to complete; potential risks and opportunities; project issues; and reporting of progress/completion
• Planning and production of test specifications, test cases and test data relating to company products and services against product requirements for new features
• Production of regression tests against existing product requirements, including the production of automated tests
• Testing of 'fixed’ product issues
• Production of system acceptance tests and associated data as required
• Providing support to the development team through early system testing during development lifecycle
• Providing support to customer services team as necessary to resolve customer issues
• Provision of internal product training to team members as required

The Person:

• Knowledge of standard industry processes and approaches to software, firmware and hardware testing
• Knowledge and experience of standard industry processes and approaches to configuration management of test documentation, test equipment/platforms and test data
• Experience of hardware, software and firmware testing, including production of formal test. documentation and maintenance of necessary records
• Experience of web-based testing including functional, performance, load and security testing
• Experience of Windows based application testing
• Formal qualifications in a computer science subject, or equivalent relevant work experience
• Excellent technical skills
• Enthusiastic, self-starter with a willingness to learn new systems

Desirable Skills:

• Knowledge of Serial communications and associated test tools
• Knowledge of a variety of data formats (ASCII, Hex, and Binary)
• Familiarity with Bug logging processes (Bugzilla or similar)
• Knowledge and experience of MS Windows and/or Linux
• Knowledge of the software development lifecycle

Contact Louise Howard at ReQuire Consultancy to discuss this opportunity