Information Systems Test Engineer - SC Cleared

Datasource Computer Employment Limited
£300 - £350 p day
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Information Systems Test Engineer - Contract - South Wales - £300 - £350 per Day Essential Experience: - At least 3 years IS test engineering experience on systems utilising MS Windows Server 2012 R2 and associated core enterprise services (Windows Server, workstation operating systems, Active Directory management, MS Exchange, SCOM 2012 R2, SCCM 2012 R2, SQL Server 2012, SharePoint, IIS) - Installation, patching, administration, tuning, configuration, hardening/securing lockdown, Anti-malware and HIPS) - Experience with VMWare virtualisation technology, VSphere and VSAN and an understanding of Disaster Recovery (HW/OS/Storage) - Knowledge of network (incl VLAN), system and application level troubleshooting techniques - Experience of projects involving multiple suppliers using varying delivery and test approaches - Knowledge and experience of IEEE829 and BS7925-2 - Proven experience in an industry standard Test Management and Defect Management tool, e.g. HP ALM (formerly Mercury Quality Centre), Rational Test Manager - Understanding of Problem, Change, Release and Configuration Management processes Our client is seeking a Test Engineer to develop test materials pertaining to the Information Systems (IS) elements of the system as part of the test team. The successful candidate will execute tests as part of UK-based Integration Test activities and provide knowledge transfer of the test materials to the acceptance test team based in Europe. The position will be based in Wales; however some travel to Romania, The Netherlands and Brussels may be required. Key Responsibilities: - Produce Test Stage Test Plans for IS Integration and Acceptance Test Phases - Prepare Test Stage Test Scripts, detailing test steps, test data and expected results - Track and report test progress against stage test phase execution schedules - Contribute to the production of the Test Stage Test Exit Reports - Peer review of T&V team test deliverables and Engineering design documentation - Assist in the defining of the test environment configuration required to support scheduled tests during a stage test phase - Support IS integration test activities including test execution of test phase test scripts, record and verify results and capture defects upon observation of non-compliance - Perform knowledge transfer of IS acceptance tests across to the Romanian acceptance test team Desired Experience: - Experience in use of Microsoft Project or similar planning tool - Broad understanding of the Prince2 project management methodology - Broad understanding of the Rational Unified Process software engineering process - Experience of IXIA test tools for automation and performance monitoring Desirable Qualifications/Skills: - Educated to ONC diploma level either in a science or engineering based subject - Formal qualifications in testing (Foundation level of ISEB Software Testing) - Relevant manufacturers or technical courses (i.e. Oracle, SQL) RECOMMEND A FRIEND: If you have professional friends/colleagues who would be interested in one of our roles and our excellent levels of service too, we'd like to recognise your recommendations with a 'thank you' of our own. For every colleague you refer who then starts a role through Datasource either Contract or Permanent, we will send you £300! You will be required to hold a minimum of SC security clearance. If you do not hold an active SC clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying. Hit the 'Apply now' button to apply and to discuss this role further. We will be delighted to hear from you! (c) Copyright Datasource Computer Employment Limited 2017.
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