Test Automation Engineer | Bristol | South West

Senior Software Tester / Software Tester / Test Automation Engineer / Tester / Test Analyst (full lifecycle automated testing of software development projects / web server technologies using open source tools and XML) Bristol / South West. £28K-£35K plus excellent comprehensive benefits which include bonus plus pension, health, sharesave and more !

Are you a highly competent Software Tester? Would you like to work for a market leading and global PLC software house at the cutting edge of technology who really reward their staff on merit, if so, I have a superb opportunity !

My client is seeking a talented senior individual who is passionate about automated testing who will be responsible for the QA and testing phase of software development projects. Responsibilities will cover the complete lifecycle of testing activities, including preparation of test plans and test cases, execution of tests, replication of faults, test reporting, retesting and closeout.

You will have competence in much of the following ;

  • develop and implement test suites and scripts for automated testing
  • liaise with and perhaps mentor a small team of automated test engineers based in Bangalore, India
  • developing test plans and scripts exercising the full range of available functionality
  • testing in multiple domains (performance, usability, functional etc)
  • execution of tests in accordance with plans and release schedules
  • accurate reporting on test execution
  • maintaining the quality of the tested deliverables and defects
  • configuration of test environments
  • reporting to QA Manager on progress in developing test suites and documentation of the test framework
  • working with development to clarify expected system behaviour.

You should also have much of the following

  • exposure to open source web testing tools
  • the ability to lead a remote team to develop and implement automated tests
  • ability to create automated tests for Web Server Technologies
  • experience in scripting automated tests for both new products and product maintenance
  • knowledge in developing and implementing reusable and scalable automated test harnesses (NUnit and .NET experience is relevant)
  • HTML and XML, experience in configuring test environments
  • good understanding and experience of structured testing techniques.

If you have any of the following then this would be further advantageous

  • exposure to JavaScript
  • MS SQL Server including SQL Scripting
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Client/Server technologies
  • knowledge of WatiN and/or Selenium
  • working with AJAX type applications
  • understanding of XPath.

To learn more about this excellent, unique opportunity please send a CV as soon as possible, immediate interviews !

Vacancy Contact Details

Project People Limited
01202 313180 (T)
01202 313601 (F)
Contact Name: Kathryn Nash (kathryn.nash@projectpeople.com)

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Bristol, South West, England
Start Date ASAP
Duration Permanent
Salary £28,000 – £35,000 pa + bonus + pension
Reference Number P/KJN/6789/Test

Test Automation Engineer, Bristol – South West

Senior Software Tester / Software Tester / Test Automation Engineer / Tester / Test Analyst (full lifecycle automated testing of software development projects / web server technologies using open source tools and XML) Bristol / South West. £28K-£35K plus excellent comprehensive benefits which include bonus plus pension, health, sharesave and more !

Are you a highly competent Software Tester? Would you like to work for a market leading and global PLC software house at the cutting edge of technology who really reward their staff on merit, if so, I have a superb opportunity !

My client is seeking a talented senior individual who is passionate about automated testing who will be responsible for the QA and testing phase of software development projects.

Responsibilities

  • complete lifecycle of testing activities
  • preparation of test plans and test cases
  • execution of tests
  • replication of faults
  • test reporting
  • retesting and closeout.

You will have competence in much of the following ;

  • develop and implement test suites and scripts for automated testing
  • liaise with and perhaps mentor a small team of automated test engineers based in Bangalore, India
  • Develop test plans and scripts exercising the full range of available functionality
  • testing in multiple domains (performance, usability, functional etc)
  • execution of tests in accordance with plans and release schedules
  • accurate reporting on test execution, the quality of the tested deliverables and defects
  • configuration of test environments
  • reporting to QA Manager on progress in developing test suites and documentation of the test framework
  • working with development to clarify expected system behaviour.

You should also have much of the following –

  • exposure to open source web testing tools
  • the ability to lead a remote team to develop and implement automated tests
  • ability to create automated tests for Web Server Technologies
  • experience in scripting automated tests for both new products and product maintenance
  • knowledge in developing and implementing reusable and scalable automated test harnesses (NUnit and .NET experience is relevant),
  • HTML and XML
  • experience in configuring test environments
  • good understanding and experience of structured testing techniques.

If you have any of the following then this would be further advantageous:

  • exposure to JavaScript
  • MS SQL Server including SQL Scripting
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Client/Server technologies
  • knowledge of WatiN and/or Selenium,
  • working with AJAX type applications
  • understanding of XPath.

To learn more about this excellent, unique opportunity please send a CV as soon as possible, immediate interviews !

Vacancy Contact

Kathryn Nash
Project People Limited
01202 313180 (T)
01202 313601 (F)

Vacancy Details

Job Type Full Time / Permanent
Location Bristol, South West, England
Start Date ASAP
Duration Full Time / Permanent
Salary £28,000 – £35,000 pa + bonus + p

LabVIEW Software Developer – Software Engineer – Aviation

LabVIEW Software Developer/ Software Engineer. Aviation/ Engineering client- South Hants.

A LabVIEW Test Software Developer/ Programmer with commercial experience as a platform and development environment Engineer is required for the Test & Software group division of this Aviation client. Aviation background is ideal, a Defence background is a must.
Security Clearance or the ability to be Security Cleared is essential.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Strong and current LabVIEW development experience (CLD or CLA preferable) up to Version 8.6 is essential
  • Strong and current TestStand development and customisation experience (CTD or CTA preferable) Version 3.5 thru 4.1 ideally
  • Practical experience in a dynamic hands on development environment
  • Experience working as part of a team in a structured software development environment
  • Networking and connectivity: USB, GPIB, LAN, .NET, COM
  • Minimum Degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering or other Engineering discipline
  • Test development is disciplines such as DC measurement and data capture, Digital signal measurement and generation, RF measurements techniques.
  • Use of National Instruments Hardware PXI , USB DAQ, Compact RIO
  • Experience with communicational standards and bus architecture such as RS232, GPIB, I2C and CAN
  • SQL Database technologies would be advantageous

Job Description

This is a role for a proactive, hands on software engineer, to design and develop fully documented, scalable and robust Automated Test Equipment software. The group has a responsibility to provide test systems to be used in the test and validation hardware, with the engineer gaining full lifecycle exposure from prototype test and software design through to final validation and production support.

Apply to luke.zammit@scom.com for immediate post.
This vacancy is being advertised by S.Com Group Ltd. The services advertised by S.Com Group Ltd are those of an Employment Agency and an Employment Business.

Vacancy Summary

Job Type: Permanent
Location: South Coast, Hampshire, UK,
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £40-45000 + bens
Ref No: 204303-25995
Date Advertised: 13th May 2009