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Test Engineer (001638) in London at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 1/23/2018

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Job Description

The Role – Test Engineer:

We are looking for a motivated, passionate, and professional individual to join our Test team as a Test Engineer.

Job Requirements

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Autonomously conduct lab-based, and in-flight, testing on connectivity and entertainment solutions provided by a satellite network.
  • Conduct customer product demonstrations.
  • Execution of the system, acceptance, and regression test campaigns.
  • Record test results and supporting evidence in a test management tool (i.e. JIRA).
  • Identify and raise defects, for escalation to the relevant parties, including sufficient information to reproduce the defect.
  • Assist the senior engineers in the creation of the test report at the completion of the campaign.
  • Create test procedures to support system and acceptance test campaigns.
  • Work with the field service engineers to support flight AOG testing, when required.
  • Assist the senior engineers in the management of all test related meetings.

Personal Skills:

  • Communicate effectively, with excellent spoken and written English.
  • Produce clear, well-structured documentation.
  • Work well within a team.
  • Able to work autonomously and have a good eye for detail.
  • Comfortable travelling alone and interfacing with our international customers.
  • Be flexible and have the ability to adapt and learn quickly.
  • Diligently focus on and complete tasks with a sense of urgency.
  • Able to identify and systematically analyse problems/issues/bugs.

Technical Skills:

  • Have completed a degree in a technical subject, or related work experience.
  • Basic knowledge of networking concepts (TCP-IP/DNS/DHCP/Network Routing/ICMP).
  • Able to work on different operating systems (OSx, Windows, Linux).
  • Good technical writing skills.

Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of satellite systems, or telecommunication networks (LTE/3G/etc.).
  • Experience using HP-ALM/JIRA packages.
  • Scripting experience with Python/Batch/Bash.
  • Previous testing experience.


  • The role may involve shift work, and the candidate must be willing to work outside of normal office hours when required.


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