SC Test Engineer

LA International
Newcastle Upon Tyne
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
My client is looking for a SC Test Engineer to support an initial 3 month contract to be based in Newcastle - Upon - Tyne. Job Level Definitions: Ability to apply intermediate level of subject matter knowledge to solve a variety of common business issues. Works on problems / projects of moderately complex scope. Exercises independent judgment within defined practices and procedures to determine appropriate action. Acts as an informed team member providing analysis of information and limited project direction input. Follows established guidelines and interprets policies. Evaluates unique circumstances and makes recommendations. Responsibilities: Participates as a member of a Testing Team. Utilising various Testing Methodologies, analyses testing requirements as the basis for developing testing scenarios for a test level to be executed on a project. Designs testing scenarios and test cases that will demonstrate conformance to all functional and non-functional requirements, relative to the test level, as defined in business or technical specifications. Executes tasks related to the production of the Test Plan, test cases, test scripts, and test data. Analyses the results of the testing process and recommends solutions. Defines, identifies, collects, and organizes detailed information relating to testing requirements. Interacts with the project team to gain an understanding of the business environment, technical context, and conformance criteria. Understands and uses appropriate automated testing processes and tools. Stays current on established tools, techniques, and technologies. Supports knowledge management and collaboration through participation in testing discussions, communities and improving testing collateral through lessons learned. Education & Experience Required: Typically a technical Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 2 years of related experience or a Master's degree and up to two years of experience. Knowledge & Skills: 2 or more years of experience in delivering testing services for various project size. Proficient in testing and development methodologies and their interaction. Experience in automation testing tools UFT / QTP. Good verbal and written communication skills. Knowledgeable in requirements, design specifications, and testing strategy to: perform ambiguity analysis, perform risk analysis, establish testing priorities and scope, develop testing strategy, review testing strategy, validate requirements and specifications, develop test plans, review test plan, develop test scenarios, select test design techniques and develop testing metrics collection plan in order to plan and prepare for testing. Proficient in testing analysis and design, functional and performance models, and test specifications to: develop functional models for testing, develop performance models for testing, evaluate and validate test cases and scripts, validate functional models for testing, validate performance models for testing, develop test specifications, validate test specifications, validate testing coverage, escalate quality issues for resolution, evaluate test automation tools and validate testing environment in order to develop test specifications. Proficient in testing processes and tools to: execute test cases and scripts, analyse test results, report on testing progress and results, facilitate defect resolution and document final test results in order to execute testing engagement. Proficient in testing processes and testing metrics to: review test summary report, provide testing project feedback and archive testing assets in order to verify completion of testing. Daily rate £350 per day Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015. This job was originally posted as

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