Software Test Engineer - Newcastle

CK Group
Newcastle Upon Tyne
12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Alex Tosney is recruiting for a Software Test Engineer to join a highly innovative & multinational company. This life sciences and medical device manufacturer are recruiting on a permanent basis with a competitive salary and benefits package. The successful candidate will be based at the clients' headquarters in Newcastle upon Tyne.

A key success factor for this Software Test Engineer position is the ability to work in a fast paced, cross functional group environment, in a highly collaborative manner.
The ideal candidate is someone with a great capacity and desire for taking on new responsibilities and challenges as the company grows.

This role requires a very proactive tester and test software developer to own and drive the testing arm of the software development team. This will encompass toolset selection or advisement as well as deployment, set up, maintenance and use of the entire toolset.

The Software Test Engineer should have the following skills and experience:
· Cross-platform C/C++ experience on embedded and desktop platforms
· Experience with unit testing and mocking frameworks
· Experience with continuous integration (CI) systems such as Jenkins, Travis CI, etc. Including the setup and modification of such systems.
· Test coverage tool use, and deployment/set up experience
· Cloud build services experience (e.g. AWS)
· Development under quality systems using extensive unit testing and code reviews is preferred.

Knowledge of ISO13485 (Medical Devices) would be beneficial as would development under agile software practices whilst conforming to a quality system.

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference TC41647 in all correspondence

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