System Test Engineer

Recruiter
polkadotfrog
Location
Cambridge
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
At polkadotfrog, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced System Test Engineer to join a fast growing company delivering a next generation communication system company based in Cambridge.
The Position:
We’re looking for an experienced System Test Engineer to work as part of a small development team where various cutting edge technologies in self-organising network backhaul.
You will test complex areas of a distributed network system helping to develop test strategies, test plans and execute functional and integration test of the microwave backhaul equipment.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Contribute to the creation of comprehensive functional, regression, performance and load/stress test plans and adhere to the test procedures
* Investigate and verify any document defects in a defect-tracking system
* Work closely with the development team to ensure the quality of the service
* Execute Integration and System Test plans at agreed timescales and standards
* Follow standard verification processes and procedures
* Assist in the day-to-day team work in an agile development environment
Why should you apply?
Be part of an innovative project where day-to-day team work in an agile development environment.
Competitive salary package and benefits (i.e. company bonus and share options)
What we’re looking for:
* A track record of testing background especially, writing test plans and test procedures
* Hands-on Layer 2 and Layer 3 knowledge
* Strong knowledge of testing network system, i.e. routers, switches or networking applications with heavy use of the TCP/IP stack
* Experience with Linux/Unix networking and configuration
* Good understanding of various networking protocols and standards
* Experience in troubleshooting, debugging complex systems
* Be open to continuous learning and committed to on-going self-improvement
* Experience in the use of Defect Tracking tools like Atlassian JIRA (desirable)
* Experience in test tools and utilities such as Ixia, Spirent and Wireshark/Ethereal (desirable)
* Previous experience with Microwave radio (desirable)
* Experience in Scripting Languages: TCL, Expect, Python (desirable)

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