Software System Test Engineer

System Tester / Software Tester

Are you someone who enjoys problem-solving?

Are you motivated and adaptable with an eye for detail?

You could be a perfect fit for this fantastic Systems Tester role!

As a Systems Tester, you will perform testing and configuration on our software systems to ensure all errors are identified and corrected before release. We are looking for someone who has a keen eye for quality control and the ability to see a problem before it arises and resolve it.

Systems Tester required to join my outstanding, award-winning client who are world leaders in the bespoke build and delivery of simulation and training solutions for Air Traffic Control operations. You will perform testing and configuration procedures on software systems to ensure all errors are identified and corrected before release.

  • Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To read all the documents and understand what needs to be tested
  • To prepare Test documentation i.e. Test Specifications, Test Plans, Acceptance Test Specifications
  • Based on the information procured in the above step decide how it is to be tested
  • Develop test cases and prioritise testing activities
  • Execute all the test cases, report and record defects, define severity and priority for each Defect
  • Be responsible for defining and executing regression testing
  • To show by testing that requirements are met
  • To comply with Configuration Management requirements, including the version control system
  • To comply with requirements of the company Quality Management System
  • To represent the company during Site Acceptance Testing
  • To represent the company during Factory Acceptance Testing
  • To configure internal test systems
  • To configure end-user systems as directed by the relevant manager
  • To help System Delivery with installation activities when required
  • Ensure deadlines are met or notify any potential shortcomings.

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ testing experience
  • Knowledge of ATC environment would be a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge in automation, i.e Python
  • Good IT skills
  • Broad understanding of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office products
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise with a variety of Stakeholders;
  • Organisational skills with the capability of working towards tight deadlines
  • Taking ownership of issues and ensuring the problems are resolved
  • Proactive in checking, understanding and planning work, requires minimal guidance
  • Able to grasp new concepts quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to negative test
  • Working knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Experience of working within an AGILE environment
  • The ability to switch between tasks
  • Be able to work under pressure to ensure deadlines are met

Employee Benefits – a collaborative, open plan office with flexible start/finish times around core hours of 10am-4pm.

  • Free car parking
  • Opportunities for overseas travel
  • Regular knowledge sharing sessions with like-minded colleagues
  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays)
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Discounted on-line shopping portal
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free refreshments
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Free freshly baked cakes from a local bakery on Fridays!

Job Reference: BBBH730_1581615884

Salary: Up to £35000.00 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date: Asap

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