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

C# Developer, Tester, Test Engineer (Test Automation) Cambridge

The Role

In a break from the norm, Testers are seen as equals to their colleagues in Software Engineering. With that in mind we are looking for a Tester to work closely with the developers and someone who can hold their own when it comes to programming (C# preferably). Your role in the software development lifecycle is to stress and attempt to break everything put in front of you. This is a highly technical role and you will be testing both API and GUI layers. You will also be responsible for writing automated test code (C# and NUnit). Writing Test Plans and writing and executing Test Cases.

Person Profile

  • Degree or equivalent
  • Either a Developer (C#) who has been Testing you own work or a Tester with solid Programming expertise (capable of writing automated test code using C# and/or NUnit)
  • Capable of writing Test Plans, Test Scripts, Test Cases
  • A passion for Software Testing and committed to a career in Test

Technical environment

  • C#
  • NUnit
  • SQL
  • SQL Server
  • Test Case Management
  • White Box Testing

Vacancy Contact Details

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Ideal People Ltd
01908 562297 (T)
Contact name: Nick.Tooley@Idealpeople.net
View details online: Test Engineer/C# Developer – Cambridge UK

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East Anglia, Essex, Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Royston, Bury St. Edmunds, Ipswich, London, Stevenage, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Newmarket, Saffron Walden
Start Date ASAP (0 – 3 months)
Duration Permanent
Salary £30,000 – £35,000 pa
Reference Number XTS13105