Lead Software Test Engineer

Lead Software Test Engineer required for a successful electromechanical company in East Anglia to work on Embedded Software.

As Lead Software Test Engineer you will be performing tests on devices to ensure they meet customer requirements. You will be testing the functionality of measuring devices and communications such as SMS and LPR (Low Powered Radio) as well as Zigbee.

Working within the Test & Validation department you will be working on projects for the consumer market, performing software tests and communication tests on measuring devices. This role is black box testing on embedded software.

Candidates for the position of Lead Software Test Engineer should be degree qualified or equivalent in electronics or similar with proven testing of communications (ideally SMS, Zigbee and LPR) as well as electrical based devices.

On offer is a fantastic working environment, with a competitive salary and benefits including 8% Pension Scheme, Death in Service, Healthcare, Flexi time and 25 days holiday.

Our client is located in East Anglia and is commutable from Cambridgeshire, Kettering, Peterborough, North Bedfordshire, West Norfolk, King’s Lynn, Northants, Northamptonshire, Leicester, Gratham and South Lincolnshire.

Vacancy Contact Details

STR Group
+44 2392 322311
Contact Name: Melanie Tellwright (mtellwright@strgroup.co.uk)
View Details Online: Lead Software Test Engineer

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Peterborough, East Anglia
Start Date ASAP
Duration Permanent
Salary £28,000 – £32,000 pa
Reference Number HQ00028644

Production Test Engineer | Dundee

Reporting to the Production Manager, this role will be responsible for ensuring the timely availability of test equipment for the client’s products from concept through to development. Responsibilities will include creation and development of test specifications, supporting the production test team in the development of future test capabilities and liaising with the design engineering department of various products as they reach production release.

Responsibilities

  • Design, development and configuration of all necessary test hardware/software and operating environments as required to ensure production integrity testing
  • Reports test results and enters problems and issues into the bug database
  • Provides technical expertise to production on specific products and operating systems
  • Writes or assists in the development of test plans and test procedures
  • Completes assigned test-related tasks
  • Assists in the management of defects by database under the guidance of QA function
  • Assists in the automation of relevant test procedures
  • Assists in review of test processes as they are developed
  • To support the transfer of application knowledge from engineering to the production environment for assigned projects

Candidate Requirements

Person spec – higher weighting more important:-

  • 10 – Excellent understanding of test processes and strong experience of testing computer software
  • 10 – Ability to visualise how new designs will be tested and programmed in manufacturing efficiently
  • 10 – Worked in an Engineering environment supporting, introducing and transferring test solutions
  • 10 – Knowledge of programming languages and source control systems
  • 10 – Experience of programming in Visual Basic, or MS C++.
  • 10 – Working knowledge of communications protocols such as CANbus or RS-485
  • 10 – Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to listen, communicate and be trusted
  • 9 – Able to methodically produce the steps which exhibit bugs in the product and be able to reproduce and communicate these steps.
  • 9 – Shows initiative in gaining in-depth experience in areas of technology relevant to testing of company products
  • 9 – Shows initiative in gaining theoretical knowledge in software testing
  • 9 – Strong PC literacy – solid experience of all Microsoft office packages
  • 9 – Educated to a minimum of a HNC level in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • 9 – Sufficient knowledge/experience working within a Microsoft operating environment
  • 8 – Experience of working with automated testing tools
  • 8 – Experience of computer networking

 

Vacancy Contact Details

Solutions Driven Ltd
8-10 Panorama Business Village
Blairtummock Place
Glasgow
G33 4EN
+44 141 773 2030 (T)
+44 141 773 2040 (F)
View Details Online: Production Test Engineer
Contact Name: Graeme Cowan +44 7790578692 (M)

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Dundee
Start Date ASAP
Duration TDB
Salary £25,000 – £30,000 pa + benefits

Software Test Engineer

Vacancy Details

The Software Test Engineer role will involve:

  • Working as a member of the Software Test Team to perform testing functions including; analysing business and technical requirements.
  • Identifying test scenarios writing and reviewing test documentation
  • Executing test scripts according to schedule and raising defects and tracking them through to resolution

Candidate Requirements

Ideally the candidate for Software Test Engineer role will have:

  • UNIX and Windows experience
  • HND or equivalent qualification
  • Demonstrated aptitude for coding / scripting is essential, and experience as a software developer is desirable.

This role would also suit a junior skill level Software Engineer / Software Test Engineer

Our client is one of the UK’s leading Aerospace and Defence companies and due to an unprecedented amount of work they are looking for a Test Engineer/ Software Test Engineer to join their team in Hampshire.

Vacancy Contact Details

01737 822000 (T)
01737 823031 (F)
www.cbsbutler.com
CBSbutler operates as both an employment business and an employment agency.

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Portsmouth, Hampshire
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £20,000 – £30,000 pa + benefits
Reference 826057

Software Test Technician/Engineer

My client are looking for a software test technician/engineer to create a new department within the company. The company specialises in control and test systems for the automotive, aerospace and marine industries.

The ideal candidate will have experience in software testing, C and C++. The role will allow candidates to build a department from scratch and implement new procedures and techniques as they see fit. The role will involve testing programmes that have been written in C or C++ and feeding back the results to the software engineering department. The ideal candidate must be able to work on their own and have an affinity with mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering.

This is a unique role and will offer an exciting challenge to the right candidate.

Vacancy Contact Details

Omega Selection Services Limited
01453 827333 (T)
01453 827444 (F)
Contact name: amy.harris@omegaresource.co.uk
Website: Omega Selection Services Limited

If this position is of interest please call Amy Harris on 01453 827333 or send a CV to amy.harris@omegaresource.co.uk

Omega Resource Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Worcestershire
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £30,000 – £40,000 pa

Software engineer/ Test Engineer/ Integration

Software Engineer/ Integration/Test Engineer to work for leading defence consultancy supporting development team by undertaking product level and QV testing. Software Engineer/Test Engineer will be doing software integration using C++. You will be working in Security cleared environment.

Job Description

As Software test engineer you will:

  • Prepare test specifications.
  • Prepare test reports.
  • Support technical reviews.
  • Support development teams by undertaking product level & QV testing.
  • Testing of software products.
  • Software integration & qualification of software release.

Key Skills Required

As Software /Integration engineer you will have:

  • Current security clearance.
  • Software design, code, Test, V&V.
  • Engineering in software development and Integration environment.
  • C++ Development.
  • OSI- layered communication- routing protocols.
  • Experience of Real time systems development, networking.
  • Defence/automotive/aerospace industry.
  • TCP/IP, UDP, MilCAN.
  • Windows or Linux development.

Great opportunity to work for leading defence consultancy.

Contact Details

http://www.cbsbutler.com
CBSbutler operates as both an employment business and an employment agency.
Redhill
01737 822000 (T)
01737 823031 (F)
Contact: Ben Long

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Contract / Temp
Location Newbridge
Start Date ASAP
Duration 3 Months
Salary £300 – £350 p/day

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