Software Test Engineer – Space Sector

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Software Test Engineer – Test Automation – Space Sector

This is a fantastic new opportunity with a regular client of ours who has a range of exciting projects in the Space sector. We're looking for two experienced Software Test Engineers – one junior, one senior, for assurance and test programmes in SatComs.

These are customer-facing roles and at the senior end, will involve development of verification/test strategies including sub-systems acceptance, integration and end to end systems and acceptance test campaigns. The roles are focused on software that supports leading-edge Satellite Communications networks, and we need people experience in test automation.

Software Test Engineer – responsibilities

* Design and develop VV&T strategies and plans, environments and equipment

* Creating test procedures and cases including satellite optical & communications payload, ground systems, radio networks, IP networks

* Creation and development of automated test suites

* Creating test reports and working with development team on investigating & resolving issues

* Reviewing and providing comment on testability issues

* Conducting post-test data analysis and reporting

* Participating in meetings with customers and partners

Software Test Engineer – requirements

* Proven experience in software testing. Experience in Space / SatComs would be ideal, but other suitably structured engineering environments is fine

* Good knowledge of test automation software – e.g. Selenium, Gherkin, Cucumber

* Understanding of the software development lifecycle and methods – Agile, DevOps

* Strong experience in test strategies, planning & procedures, documentation and execution

* A good understanding of systems engineering practices i.e. requirements engineering, design/development and VV&T

* Experience of Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure or GCP) would be beneficial

* Familiarity with OSS/BSS would be useful

This will be a hybrid role, with time split between client site (London) and home

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