Test Engineer

Liverpool John Moores University
From £31,656 to £37,768 per annum
04 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Established in 1875, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has long held an important presence in the educational and cultural landscape of one of the most famous and liveliest cities in the world. With its position within the top 30 largest universities in the country, LJMU is also one of the biggest employers in Merseyside. LJMU is an ambitious and forward-thinking institution that challenges convention and believes passionately in the concept of ‘One University’ – a community working together to achieve common student-centred objectives within a clear strategy. Our vision is to be recognised as a modern civic university delivering solutions to the challenges of the 21 st century, and to deliver our mission of creating and sustaining a vibrant community for learning and knowledge where staff and students work together in an active and supportive partnership. We provide opportunities to enrich our students, partners and the wider society through education, training, research, scholarship and knowledge transfer. A robust and modern IT infrastructure is critical to the success of the University. The IT Services department supports a range of mission-critical services and systems and state of the art technical infrastructure that facilitates all aspects of teaching, learning, research and the day-to-day running of a large organisation. The University’s distributed computing facilities provide approximately 5,000 PCs running circa 550 applications, with over 400 physical and virtual servers on the University network which is used by more than 25,000 students and 2,000 staff. The underlying infrastructure is based on the latest Windows Server and Red Hat Linux systems, running current versions of enterprise-class applications, such as Oracle E-Business Suite and Microsoft Dynamics. Thanks to an ambitious growth plan, focused on providing an exceptional student experience by providing high quality teaching supported by ground breaking research, LJMU is an exciting and challenging place to build a career. The University embraces technology to the positive advantage of staff, students and partners. You will work in a small group that is responsible for the delivery of concurrent IT projects in support of the University’s Project Portfolio. You will be involved in the testing phases of all software development projects that require software assurance. In conjunction with the project and operational teams, you will carry out structured tests and produce appropriate records of their work in accordance with the selected project methodology. You will also be involved in the testing of upgrades to the University’s corporate systems, and will assist the Senior Test Engineer in the development of collateral to support future testing (e.g. standardised test plans and scripts, automation and regression testing tools). Working within IT Services you will support the continuous improvement of the testing service, embedding ‘best practice’. You will have experience in working with enterprise-level testing software and be able to provide support for such tools. Closing date: 30 October 2016 For further information and to apply online please visit our website: Alternatively contact the People and Organisational Development Department on 0151 904 6130 or 6131. LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity. This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66786684

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