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Test Engineer – Automation – Manual – Testing - Jira – Agile – Kanban - PE/2818

Fareham (Portsmouth)
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Test Engineer (SC Cleared) required on a permanent basis for a leading global security company with offices in Portsmouth. The successful test Engineer will need to hold a valid SC Clearance and have proven experience as a tester in both manual testing and test automation. The ideal candidate will have experience with Jenkins, JIRA, Agile and Kanban Methodologies

How you will make a difference
We are looking for an expert test engineer to join the engineering team in Fareham. You will be part of the team, responsible for a suite of Command and Control software applications that are in use operationally in countries throughout the world.

Self-motivated, curious and inventive in identifying issues that affect the quality of software applications, you will work as part of a team to build a software release that is reliable, resilient, and meets the needs of our customers.

Key Responsibilities:
** Own the execution of test and acceptance activities as directed by the Test Lead.
** Understand project requirements, to analyse and design appropriate test cases and scenarios.
** Provide test engineering experience and knowledge to the software engineer teams.
** Take responsibility for the pursuit of best practice for software testing across the team.
** Help with the test engineering work towards automated testing.

Key criteria required...
** Engineering based Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent
** Proven experience as a tester in both manual testing and test automation
** Experience with user interface and interoperability testing
** Experience of writing detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test cases
** Able to conduct requirements analysis to derive detailed test cases
** Able to execute manual tests, including exploratory and directed regression testing
** Identify, record and thoroughly document bugs
** Knowledge of a variety of testing methodologies and quality techniques

Experience in an engineering environment using:
** Jenkins
** JIRA, Agile and Kanban Methodologies
** Java, Eclipse, Visual Studio

Also, we’d love it if you have...
** Experience in the design, development and execution of automation scripts using open source tools
** Hands on experience with automation tools/languages/methods:
** Python/Robot
** Gherkin/Cucumber
** Selenium Webdriver
** JMeter (Web Service Testing)
** Integration of test tools into the automated build process.
** Reviewing code, unit tests and test data, to ensure comprehensive test coverage.

If you can do all this and more, you’ll enjoy a growing career as we work hard to continuously innovate the world of cyber security.

Fareham is a market town at the north-west tip of Portsmouth Harbour, between the cities of Portsmouth and Southampton in the south east of Hampshire. Good Transport links To South West England and a direct train link into London.

Next Steps
To apply please call 020 8463 0555 or email your CV to

Please note your CV will not be submitted for this or any other role without your prior approval.
SQ Computer Personnel Limited acts as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business.
Peter Deeney
Contact Email:
020 8463 0555

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