Test Engineer (NMS)

Ceema Technology Recruitment
Newport (Casnewydd)
£300 - £350 per day
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Test Engineer
Exciting new Contract opportunity for a Test Engineer based in Stevenage.
Following a recent expansion, our leading Defence & Aerospace client is currently looking to expand their team in Newport with an experienced Test Engineer with transferrable Security Clearance.

Core/Key Responsibilities:

As a Test Engineer you will be tasked with:
To develop test materials pertaining to the Network Management System (NMS) element of the system as part of the UK IV&V test team. Execute tests as part of UK-based Integration Test activities and provide knowledge transfer of the test materials to the Romanian based acceptance test team.

The position will be based in Newport; however some travel to Romania, The Netherlands and Brussels may be required.

Duties also include:

*Produce Test Stage Test Plans for NMS 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 NMS 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 NMS acceptance tests across to the Romanian acceptance test team.

Qualifications and Experience:

*At least 3 years NMS test engineering experience of testing systems utilising WhatsupGold Total Plus and BMC Footprints for their Service Desk, Communication Management, Configuration Management, Service & System Monitoring and Functional Services Management - essential
*Knowledge of network (incl VLAN), system and application level troubleshooting techniques - essential
*Experience of projects involving multiple suppliers using varying delivery and test approaches - essential
*Knowledge and experience of IEEE829 and BS7925-2 - essential
*Proven experience in an industry standard Test Management and Defect Management tool, e.g. HP ALM (formerly Mercury Quality Centre), Rational Test Manager - essential
*Understanding of Problem, Change, Release and Configuration Management processes - essential
*Experience in use of Microsoft Project or similar planning tool - desirable
*Broad understanding of the Prince2 project management methodology - desirable
*Broad understanding of the Rational Unified Process software engineering process - desirable
*Experience of IXIA test tools for automation and performance monitoring - desirable
*Ability to receive tasks and work independently
*Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team
*Strong communication skills and the ability to be concise in both written and verbal communications.
*Multi-tasking and prioritisation skills
*Excellent communication skills both internally within the T&V project and Customer


*Educated to ONC diploma level either in a science or engineering based subject - desirable or equivalent experience.
*Formal qualifications in testing (Foundation level of ISEB Software Testing) - highly desirable
*Relevant manufacturers or technical courses (i.e. Oracle, SQL)

About Ceema:

At CEEMA Recruitment we have vast experience in helping candidates find quality placements. Our team of specialist consultants have significant experience within the recruitment industry are highly knowledgeable and will use this expertise to find you the position that you are looking for in either the permanent or contractor sectors of the market.
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