OSS Test Engineer | Telecommunications

(Operational Support Systems)

A large telecommunication vendor requires the services of an OSS test specialist to work within the OSS / BSS / SI team.
You will need to have expertise in test planning and execution for this mission. The OSS test engineers duties are to ensure effective planning and execution of test cases, to perform test planning activities for the generation of modular test cases and suites for execution. Other duties include performance and progression of manual and automated test cases to mitigate the risk.

Required Skills

The successful candidate will need the following skills;

  • Ability to define & implement Test Plans and Test Cases in the OSS subject matter domain.
  • Ability & Experience of test execution on leading OSS and frontier COTS products. (Axiom, Netcool, Remedy, Proviso, Weblogic, Cramer)
  • Ability & Experience of integration testing with leading BSS systems.
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate with others in the use of System Integration Testing.
  • Hold an ISEB Testing Certification to ensure common understanding and a career decision to be a tester.

Desired Skills

Any of the skills listed below are highly desirable but not essential;

  • Unix and Oracle DB and SQL and scripting experience
  • Leading Test Tools such as Mercury, Rational
  • Leading Test Management Tools such as Mercury, Rational
  • Assurance Platforms such as Netcool
  • Provisioning Platforms such as Axioss and Cramer and Sydnesis
  • Inventory Platforms such as Cramer and Granite
  • Ticketing systems such as Remedy
  • Performance Platforms such as Proviso
  • Order / CRM Platforms such as Cramer/Seibel/SAP
  • Unix & Oracle

Vacancy Contact Details

Skillbase Consulting Limited
01322 316 237 (T)
Contact Name: Tom Griffiths

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Contract / Temp
Location Maidenhead
Start Date ASAP
Duration 3 months
Salary £300 – £350 per day

Test Engineer Fixed Mobile Networks Cambridge

Great new role for a Test Engineer with telecoms background. Initially 3 month contract, rate is up to £175 per day.

To be considered you must have experience working with any of the following: RS232, GPRS, 3g, TCP/IP, UDP/IP, narrowband protocols. You should also be comfortable working in an environment that often tests devices that have no specific GUI.

Vacancy Contact Details

Edgar Cowen IT Recruitment
01299 878 651 (T)
Contact Name: Mark Ashton

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Contract / Temp
Location Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East Anglia, UK
Start Date ASAP
Duration 3 months
Salary £125 – £175 per day

Test Engineer – Electronic Development

Our client researches, designs and develops secure communication systems, hardware and software. They are looking for people to be part of a multi-skilled project team delivering communication systems for use by Her Majesty’s Government at home and overseas.

Working within a modern electronic assembly and test facility, you will be responsible for:

  • Testing and fault-finding to component level on a wide arrange of complex communication and related electronic systems.
  • Continual review of existing test specifications to ensure they are fit for purpose and to identify changes to enhance test processes.
  • Development of test specifications for newly developed products, including the provision of test documentation.

Required Skills

Applicants should have the following skills and experience:

  • In-depth practical experience of electronic test and fault-finding gained from working in a high quality manufacturing environment
  • An ONC/HNC (or higher) or equivalent in Electronics Engineering

Desirable skills

  • A degree in Electronic Engineering
  • RF circuit testing
  • Inspection of electronic assemblies
  • The ability to develop test programmes using LabVIEW or Boundary Scan Technology
  • Microsoft Visio
  • An appreciation of JTAG technology

If you are looking for a position that is not your average job with excellent benefits including pension scheme, relocation packages (discretionary), above average holiday days, on site nursery, on site gym, and the security of a large organisation who encourage continued professional development please forward you CV* in the first instance

*Due to the sensitive nature of these roles, a vetting procedure leading to a high level of security clearance will apply. Therefore, applicants must be able to answer yes to all of the following questions:

  1. Are you a British citizen?
  2. Is one of your parents a British citizen?
  3. Have you primarily resided in the UK for the last 10 years?

Vacancy Contact Details

Reed Engineering – St Albans  
01727 731950 (T)
01727 731951 (F)
Contact Name: Samantha Cowell
View Details Online: Test Engineer – Electronic Development

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Aylesbury, Milton Keynes, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £25,700 – £31,700 pa +benefits
Reference Number 17912356

Digital Video Test Engineer | RF | Microwave

Urgent need! Experienced RF/Microwave Digital Video Test Engineer to work with growing UK IT Business.

My client is a business with a growing portfolio of clients that has presented the need for someone to join their small Digital Video Testing team.

This role will be involved in a multitude of test, build and repair responsibilities working with Microwave systems/receives and amplifier chains amongst other technologies.

You will currently be working in the RF/Microwave field with familiarity with measurement system operation, analogue video systems and COFDM (Coded Orthogonal Frequency Domain Multiplexing). Ideally you will have an Amateur Radio License and have relevant educational/professional qualification or direct relevant experience.

You MUST be capable of MoD Security Clearance within 3 months ( Must be UK passport holder).
Based in Northamptonshire my client is offering a salary of between £20k and £30k with a good benefits package to boot.

Vacancy Contact Details

Lanborne Consulting
Regus House,
268 Bath Road,
Slough,
Berkshire,
SL1 4DX

01753 708 567 (T)
0870 460 2664 (F)
Contact Name: Adam Dennis
Email: info@lanborne.com

To apply for this role please contact Adam on 01753 727 110 (T)

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Northampton, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £20,000 – £30,000 pa + benefits

Services Support / Installation Engineer

We require a Project Engineer with experience in customer service with in technical environment. The ideal candidate will have a background in the Telecommunications industry.

Skills

  • Prior customer-facing, technical product support experience
  • Familiarity with Linux / UNIX systems and operation
  • Must be able to travel both UK and overseas (sometimes at short notice)
  • Basic experience of C Programming language
  • Experience of MySQL databases and query language
  • Experience of customer-facing, technical product support
  • Experience of Linux / UNIX system admin and database administration
  • Linux / UNIX accreditation(s)
  • Experience creating and trouble shooting VPN’s in a Cisco environment

Overview

To deliver excellent technical and operational support and first class customer service with an exceptional degree of customer satisfaction.

This role is highly customer focused: The main drive at all times is to ensure that clients/analysis teams are being regularly contacted and that calls are resolved in a timely manner.

  • To manage all requests made by analysts and to ensure that requests are routed to the correct departments within my client.
  • To evaluate managed services’ concerns and report to management on system support issues.
  • Testing of Software and Hardware
  • To work to set company standards of support and customer service.
  • To ensure all Managed Service SLA targets are met.

Vacancy Contact Details

Profile of Kinetic Search & Selection

Kinetic Search & Selection recruits for a diverse range of permanent roles in the Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing industries, with key specialism’s placed on niche sectors, including; Aerospace & Automotive, Chemical & Pharmaceutical, Energy & Utilities, Electronics & Technology, Food & Drink, F.M.C.G, Heavy Industry, Logistics & Distribution and Specialist Engineering.

Kinetic Midlands Search & Selection
01332 381 987 (T)
01332 381977 (F)
Contact Name: Simon Dowdall – simon.dowdall@kinetic-selection.co.uk
Apply Online: Services Support / Installation Engineer

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Derby
Start Date ASAP
Duration Full Time / Permanent
Salary £35,000 – £38,000 pa + benefits
Reference 80590

Test Analyst / Engineer x3 – Basingstoke Hampshire

Our Client, a Global IT Service Provider, seeks a Build & Test Engineer with a strong Microsoft background to help the Test Manager define and detail the testing strategy. The Test team are responsible for testing the deliverables from integration prior to their release into a highly clamped environment. Test Plans, Definitions and Statements are created for all pieces of work. For larger projects, working closely with the Designer and Integrator is required to ensure requirements are fully understood, are met, and are fully tested.

You will need to be highly motivated with the ability to work as an individual, but also as part of a team. You will also have excellent communication skills, and good customer facing skills are required as some elements of the testing will be witnessed by the customer. You must have strong testing background with good experience of test processes and methodologies.

Any knowledge or exposure to Military Communications or Digital Media Handling would be desirable.

Vacancy Contact Details

Sping Group
Hazlitt House
4 Bouverie Street
London
EC4Y 8AX
United Kingdom

T: + 44 (0) 20 7300 9000
F: + 44 (0) 20 7300 9090
E: technology@spring.com

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Basingstoke, Hampshire
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £25,000 – £40,000 + bonus

Test Engineer – Electronic Development

Job Description:

Working within our modern air-conditioned electronic assembly and test facility, you will be responsible for testing and fault-finding to component level on a wide arrange of complex communication and related electronic systems. You will join a team applying their broad electronic knowledge and experience effectively whilst working to high quality standards and tight deadlines. Join one of our growing teams involved in the assembly, inspection and test of a wide range of complex communication and electronic systems.

Key Objectives / Areas of Responsibility

  • Undertaking testing and fault-finding to component level ensuring that specified equipment and procedures are used
  • Continual review of existing test specifications to ensure they are fit for purpose and to identify changes to enhance test processes
  • Understanding and adherence to local Health & Safety and ESD procedures as well as actively identifying, and responding to, any additional risks whilst undertaking tests
  • Establish productive working relationships with design, engineering and planning teams to maintain regular liaison to discuss issues and agree improvements to designs, plans and test specifications
  • Development of test specifications for newly developed products, including the provision of test documentation

Experience and Knowledge Requirements

Essential

  • In-depth practical experience of electronic test and fault-finding gained from working in a high quality manufacturing environment
  • An ONC/HNC or higher in Electronics Engineering
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and willingness to provide out-of hours support on a rota basis
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Good computer skills and competency in basic MS Office applications
  • Excellent communication and liaison skills
  • An enthusiastic, self starting approach with an appetite for success
  • Good organisation skills for a demanding environment
  • Willingness to learn, improve and adapt

Desirable

  • A degree in Electronic Engineering
  • Experience of RF circuit testing
  • Experience of inspection of electronic assemblies
  • The ability to develop test programmes using LabVIEW
  • The ability to develop test programmes using Boundary Scan Technology
  • Experience of using Microsoft Visio
  • An appreciation of JTAG technology

Vacancy Contact

Manufacturing Division: Test Engineer – Electronic Development
Apply for Test Engineering – Electronic Development.
Email: recruitment@hmgcc.gov.uk

About the Company

Manufacturing Division

This is not your average job… when you’re dealing with the UK’s National Security there are no margins for error.

From day one you will be part of a multi-skilled project team delivering communication systems for use by Her Majesty’s Government at home and overseas. Not an easy task given the challenging requirements of securing Government information in today’s world.

We are looking for people who thrive in a team environment, relish the challenge of problem solving and who are passionate about engineering.

Our in-house manufacturing division works closely with our design office to turn cutting edge prototypes into manufactured products using the latest CAD/CAM systems. As an idea develops from concept to reality, it will be scrutinised by production control specialists.

PCB manufacture, mechanical fabrication together with assembly and test staff ensure that the final product meets the most exacting standards.

Software Integration and Test Engineer

An exciting opportunity for a software integration and test engineer has arisen with our client in Newport, a world-leading supplier of communications solutions that deliver increased military capability.
The software integration and test engineer will join the Software Development Group, based in South Wales and will be involved in developing suitable and independent testing of software products, including software integration and qualification of software releases, in support of the software development teams

Responsibilities

  • Support the Software Development teams by undertaking product level and QV testing of the developed products.
  • Implementation of test harnesses to assist in software testing and integration at both CSC and CSCI levels.
  • Close co-operation with the software development teams in the investigation, diagnosis and reporting of software faults.
  • Preparation of test specifications and test reports.
  • Supporting technical reviews of test status.
  • Performing any other tasks related to product testing as directed by Software Test Lead.

Essential Skills and experience

  • BS Degree in EE, CS, Physics or equivalent.
  • Strong background in Software Design, Code, Test, VandV, version control using current methodologies, processes and tools.
  • Engineering experience in a Software Development and Integration environment. C++ development experience.
  • An understanding of the OSI-layered communications model, Internet protocols and Routing protocols.
  • Knowledge of test specification preparation.
  • Experience of real-time systems development, networking or control systems. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Desirable skills and experience

  • Defence/automotive/aerospace industry background.
  • Broad understanding of messaging protocols in both wired and wireless networks, e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, MilCAN
  • Familiar with Windows or Linux development environments.
  • Experience of Software Test Tools, e.g. LDRA TestBed, Rational Purify, PRQA, C++Unit.
  • Experience of OO Design and UML

Vacancy Contact Details

Elan Defence
+44 (0)117 930 4204 (T)
Contact: Aaron Joachim

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Contract / Temp
Location Newport
Start Date ASAP
Duration 6 months
Salary £300 – £350 p/day

Test / Repair Engineer (PCB / RF)

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Test Engineer to join an expanding and profitable company.

PCB Test / Repair Engineer

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of the work involved applicants for this role MUST be able to obtain UK GOVERNMENT SECURITY CLEARANCE or ideally already be cleared. Applicants must therefore be UK Nationals, presently resident within the UK and have no unspent criminal convictions to be able to obtain clearance within a timely manner. Applicants with a Work Permit or are presently based overseas need not apply as the applicants would be immediately rejected.

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • ONC/OND minimum, in Electronics or equivalent (or working towards this).
  • Good experience in a relevant electronics role.
  • Computer literate.
  • Experience in analogue, digital and RF electronics within a relevant test environment.
  • Competent in use of RF test equipment.
  • Ability to follow and carry out complex test procedures.
  • Good, developing, faultfinding skills.
  • Good communications Skills both written and oral.
  • Work solo or part of a team.

Vacancy Description

PCB Test / Repair Engineer

  • To test new equipment manufactured by our client to correct specifications to component level.
  • Provide test assistance to colleagues within the manufacturing department and support for the repair of customer returned equipment.
  • Test PCB sub assemblies and final assemblies to specification.
  • Record results on production test reports.
  • Supply the correct WIP information to supervisor relating to tasks carried out.
  • Comply with all relevant quality procedures.
  • Perform faultfinding/repair on faulty equipment to component level.
  • Provide fault records and FTY information for work carried out.
  • Carry out ESD, PATS testing and equipment calibration duties as required.
  • Assist other members of the department as required by supervisor.
  • Correct and amend test procedures/reports, when required, liaising with Engineering dept.
  • Represent test at reviews, when required.

Vacancy Contact Details

Please submit your CV via email to apply in the first instance. We offer referral fees to those recommending unique applicants we go on to place. Do you know anyone suitable?

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Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, Gloucester, Great Malvern, Cheltenham, Worcester, Evesham, Hereford, Avon, Herefordshire, Bristol
Start Date ASAP
Duration Permanent
Salary £26,000 – £30,000 + Bens

Test Engineer – Electronic Development

Our client researches, designs and develops secure communication systems, hardware and software. They are looking for people to be part of a multi-skilled project team delivering communication systems for use by Her Majesty’s Government at home and overseas.

Responsibilities

Working within a modern electronic assembly and test facility, you will be responsible for:

  • Testing and fault-finding to component level on a wide arrange of complex communication and related electronic systems.
  • Continual review of existing test specifications to ensure they are fit for purpose and to identify changes to enhance test processes.
  • Development of test specifications for newly developed products, including the provision of test documentation.

Required Skills

Applicants should have the following skills and experience:

  • In-depth practical experience of electronic test and fault-finding gained from working in a high quality manufacturing environment
  • An ONC/HNC (or higher) or equivalent in Electronics Engineering

Desirable skills include

  • A degree in Electronic Engineering
  • RF circuit testing
  • Inspection of electronic assemblies
  • The ability to develop test programmes using LabVIEW or Boundary Scan Technology Microsoft Visio
  • An appreciation of JTAG technology

If you are looking for a position that is not your average job with excellent benefits including pension scheme, relocation packages (discretionary), above average holiday days, on site nursery, on site gym, and the security of a large organisation who encourage continued professional development please forward you CV* in the first instance

*Due to the sensitive nature of these roles, a vetting procedure leading to a high level of security clearance will apply. Therefore, applicants must be able to answer yes to all of the following questions:

  • Are you a British citizen?
  • Is one of your parents a British citizen?
  • Have you primarily resided in the UK for the last 10 years?

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Aylesbury, Milton Keynes, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £25700 – £31700 pa + pens

Reed Engineering-St Albans
01727 731950 (T)
01727 731951 (F)
Contact: Samantha Cowell