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Test Engineer (Contractor) (001411) in London at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 2/10/2018

Job Snapshot

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.
  • Design and build tools to be used to autonomously test our lab-based, and in-flight, solutions over local, mobile and satellite networks.
  • Produce concise technical documentation, such as requirements documents, system architecture documents, test plans and results, user guides, etc.
  • Conduct training on the use of the designed tools, including training material (documentation, etc.).
  • Developing and improving design processes.

Technical Skills:

  • Background as a Test Engineer in a large enterprise environment
  • Hands on experience in Automated Test Design
  • Experience of Programming in an object oriented language – eg Java / Python
  • Selenium Web Driver experience in a Java environment
  • Exposure to Agile methodologies and V Model
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of satellite systems, or telecommunication networks (LTE/3G/etc.) – Fixed or Mobile
  • Understanding of the SDLC
  • Previous experience in testing and/or fault analysis
  • Related work experience and a degree in a technical subject (Engineering/Physics/Computing/Networking/etc.).
  • Good technical writing skills

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

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience using HP-ALM/JIRA packages
  • Have knowledge of basic networking concepts (TCP-IP/DNS/DHCP/Network Routing/ICMP)
  • Quality Assurance and Project Management experience would be advantageous
  • Have experience testing SatCom/Mobile systems

Other:

  • During testing campaigns you will be required to support the Test Engineers throughout this duration, which may include some out of hours support

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