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Java Software Engineer

2 days ago
Morson International - North West, UK

Our client delivers state of the art Sonar capability for UK and International companies. They are seeking a Java Software Engineer on a 6 month contract basis to support their teams.

Successful applicants will be key members of the Software team based at their site in Cheadle, Manchester. Key responsibilities will be to support Java software development.

Technical Skills / Proven ability

  • A solid foundation in computer science / Software Engineering
  • Proficient programming skills, with proven ability in Java
  • JavaFX (or SWING)

Desirable / Advantageous

  • Proven ability of Linux (Redhat) environments
  • C++ / Ada knowledge
  • Agile working

Key tasks / responsibilities

  • Full lifecycle software engineering tasks; incl. requirements elaboration, software design and development, test procedures, Software configuration
  • Working with Systems Engineering to develop requirements and a test strategy
  • Working with customer support functions to ensure that currently deployed software products are maintained on both land and at sea

Additional

Due to the sensitive nature of the client's products applicants must be capable of obtaining Security Clearance (SC level minimum).

Power Electronics Engineer - Design

4 days ago
Partner Recruiter - Edinburgh, UK
Full Description:
Power Electronics Engineer Eguinburgh Based

6 Months rolling

Duties/ Key responsibilities:

  • Design ownership for micro-controller based inductive power supplies including full-bridge rectification, custom magnetics, LAN interface.

  • Fully documenting designs, including Schematics, BOMs and PCB Layouts.

  • Research, development and implementation of combined power and communications.

  • Risk assessment of designs and manufacturing process via DFMEA/PFMEA.

  • Product test strategy, prototype and production validation.

  • Obtaining global product approvals, liaising with approvals agencies.

  • Managing sub-contractors & research partners.

  • Support and enhancement of Company's comprehensive patent family supporting inductive power.


Experience Requirements:

  • Deep knowledge of developing power supplies with buck, boost and flyback topologies.

  • Circuit design, including schematic capture and simulation via SPICE. Experience of commercial ECAD software, e.g. ORCAD, PADS, Pulsonix.

  • Magnetics design including selection of materials, simulation and design for manufacture.

  • Global approvals for product safety and EMC.

  • Microcontroller based power supply design (PIC32 desirable) and embedded software development.

  • Reliability analysis and component de

System Integration Tester

4 days ago
Talent International - Birmingham, UK

Location:

Birmingham, West Midlands

Work type:

Contract

Business sector:

Development

Salary:

£400 - £475 per day

Job reference:

EL20190213_1550051660

Start date:

ASAP

Contact email:

[email protected]

Advertiser:

Eleanor Lambert


We are looking for a System Integration Tester to work on a large Digital Transformation programme, developing digital products - you will be an Azure specialist

You will be working with stakeholders to ensure all software is tested to the right level using agile practices.

Skills/Experience:

  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and good attention to details
  • Self-Managing & Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to analyse complex systems, spot trends, draw conclusions, and produce specifications and decisions
  • Creation of test cases / execution of a test strategy using predefined testing methodologies, ensuring traceability
  • Experience of the full systems development life cycle in an agile environment
  • Experience in test artefacts such as test case and defects
  • Experience in automation or performance testing tools like Selenium Web driver, Visual Studio Load test etc.
  • Experience of automation testing in a complex Integration project.
  • Knowledge of programming language such as C#
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration, VST/Azure Devops, build and release process
  • Experience of Spec flow / Gherkin
  • Swagger and WSDL Knowledge
  • Experience with testing Azure PAAS services e.g. Azure App Services, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Azure API Apps, Azure Service Bus, Azure API Management
  • Awareness of Azure IAAS (vnets, nsg, subnets, EXPRESSROUTE etc )
  • Experience of testing (automation) REST & Soap API's
  • Understanding of API Authentication and Authorization protocols (e.g. OpenID, OAuth )

Azure DevOps / REST Soap API / Azure PAAS / Specflow / Gherkin / Selenium Webdriver / Automation Tester / System Integration Tester / QA Test / C# / Agile

Tester

4 days ago
Spring - London, UK
Key Skills Required:
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of experience in Salesforce testing - preferably with Salesforce admin knowledge to work, understand and advise solutions from time to time for quick implementation of requirements.
  • Write a Test Strategy
  • Manual tester with excellent knowledge and experience in complete STLC and Defect Life Cycle
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Good knowledge of test management tools
  • Knowledge of automation and non-functional test tools desirable
  • Good knowledge and experience of working in agile environments
  • Should have aptitude to adapt to continuously evolving and reiterating development and test cycles.

The role will have these further responsibilities:
  • Producing test scripts for System integration and User acceptance testing
  • Support Test Manager in preparing Test Plan documentation (if necessary)
  • Identify, record, document and track bugs effectively.
  • Analysing requirements within user stories.
  • Perform regression testing once bugs are closed.
  • Collaborating and working with Business Analysts and other department members during the development cycle and requirement gathering.
  • Resolve salesforce related queries that might arise during requirement gathering or development cycle.
  • Implement quick fixes into the system as and when needed.
  • Supporting users Post Deployment

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Automation Test Engineer

4 days ago
Monarch IT - Swindon, UK

Description

Automation, Tester, Test Engineer, Agile, Government,

We are looking for an exceptional Automation Test Engineer to work on this project that will:

  • Own and oversee the test strategy for the project.
  • Make key decisions relating to test within the context of the delivery environment.
  • Be responsible for test improvement and optimisation.
  • Be able to ensure an effective and efficient service is built, meets user needs and optimises test practices.
  • Be able to advise on, design and execute a wide range of testing techniques and communicate test results to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Be effective in utilising a range of contemporary technologies including cloud platforms, open source and ‘aaS’ services to better enable and enhance the delivery of QAT services.
  • Be agile minded in approach.
  • Write test cases for user stories.
  • Produce automation test scripts based on project user stories.
  • Provide mentoring to other team members.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, passionate about quality assurance, test automation tools, frameworks and best practices. They will also possess good people skills, with strong problem solving capabilities, able to think strategically, delivery and quality focused.

Clearance: Candidates will need to go through a full BPSS/DBS check if successful
Please note: This role falls outside of IR35.

If you are interested and looking for a new contract position - then please do forward me a copy of your most recent CV.

Deadline for this role is 13/02/2019 at 1pm

Integration Tester

5 days ago
Talent International - West Midlands, UK

Location:

West Midlands, England

Work type:

Contract

Business sector:

Testing

Salary:

£400 - £500 per day

Job reference:

AZ120219_1549967445

Start date:

ASAP

Contact email:

[email protected]

Advertiser:

TaiJaan Cordova


We are looking for a System Integration Tester to work with a Tech Transformation team and other Stakeholders to ensure all software is tested to the right level using Agile practices.

Skills/Experience:

  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and good attention to details
  • Self Managing & Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to analyse complex systems, spot trends, draw conclusions, and produce specifications and decisions
  • Creation of test cases / execution of a test strategy using predefined testing methodologies, ensuring traceability
  • Experience of the full systems development life cycle in an agile environment
  • Experience in test artefacts such as test case and defects
  • Experience in automation or performance testing tools like Selenium Web driver, Visual Studio Load test etc.
  • Experience of automation testing in a complex Integration project.
  • Knowledge of programming language such as C#
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration, VST/Azure Devops, build and release process
  • Experience of Spec flow / Gherkin
  • Swagger and WSDL Knowledge
  • Experience with testing Azure PAAS services e.g. Azure App Services, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Azure API Apps, Azure Service Bus, Azure API Management
  • Awareness of Azure IAAS (vnets, nsg, subnets, EXPRESSROUTE etc )
  • Experience of testing (automation) REST & Soap API's
  • Understanding of API Authentication and Authorization protocols (e.g. OpenID, OAuth )

High rate for Test Strategy in UK

DIGITAL TEST LEAD

5 days ago
Bangura Solutions - Wiltshire, UK

A unique prospect for a proven Digital Test Lead/ Test Engineer, to begin an exhilarating journey within an outstanding organisation. are you self-motivated, passionate about quality assurance, test automation tools, frameworks and best practices? if the answer is yes then this is the role for you. You will be given the autonomy to own and oversee the test strategy for all projects, making crucial discussions in reference to the delivery environment

Using the latest cutting-edge technology, implementing and promoting best practice. in collaboration with architects, security experts, devops and developers to ensure that the application testing approach meets the technical objectives and departmental standards and practices

This will be a fast pace environment and you will be expected to work on multiple project at any given time. Be effective in utilising a range of contemporary technologies including cloud platforms, open source and ‘aaS’ services to better enable and enhance the delivery of QAT services

A solid programming background is key with at least 3/4 years’ experience as Digital Test engineer.

Please apply immediately or give Bangura Solutions a call on 0203 854 1402 if you would like to be considered for this position

Power Electronics Engineer - Design

5 days ago
Partner Recruiter - Edinburgh, UK
Full Description:
Power Electronics Engineer Eguinburgh Based

6 Months rolling

Duties/ Key responsibilities:

  • Design ownership for micro-controller based inductive power supplies including full-bridge rectification, custom magnetics, LAN interface.

  • Fully documenting designs, including Schematics, BOMs and PCB Layouts.

  • Research, development and implementation of combined power and communications.

  • Risk assessment of designs and manufacturing process via DFMEA/PFMEA.

  • Product test strategy, prototype and production validation.

  • Obtaining global product approvals, liaising with approvals agencies.

  • Managing sub-contractors & research partners.

  • Support and enhancement of Company's comprehensive patent family supporting inductive power.


Experience Requirements:

  • Deep knowledge of developing power supplies with buck, boost and flyback topologies.

  • Circuit design, including schematic capture and simulation via SPICE. Experience of commercial ECAD software, e.g. ORCAD, PADS, Pulsonix.

  • Magnetics design including selection of materials, simulation and design for manufacture.

  • Global approvals for product safety and EMC.

  • Microcontroller based power supply design (PIC32 desirable) and embedded software development.

  • Reliability analysis and component de

System Integration Tester

6 days ago
Certes - Coventry, UK
System Integration Tester
Coventry
6 Months
Day rates: £400-500 per day
IR35 Scope: Outside

We urgently require a System Integration Tester for a role based in Coventry for a Central Government Client.

Essential:
* Knowledge of programming language such as C#.
* Working knowledge of continuous integration, VST/Azure Devops, build and release process.
* Experience in automation or performance testing tools like Selenium Web driver and Visual Studio Load test
* Experience of Spec flow / Gherkin
* Swagger and WSDL Knowledge
* Experience of the full systems development life cycle in an agile environment

Previous experience/Knowledge:
* Creation of test cases / execution of a test strategy using predefined testing methodologies, ensuring traceability
* Experience in test artefacts such as test case and defects
* Experience with testing Azure PAAS services e.g. Azure App Services, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Azure API Apps, Azure Service Bus, Azure API Management
* Awareness of Azure IAAS (vnets, nsg, subnets, EXPRESSROUTE etc )
* Experience of testing (automation) REST & Soap API's
* Understanding of API Authentication and Authorization protocols (e.g. OpenID, OAuth )

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C# Automation Tester - Azure

6 days ago
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - London, UK

C# Automation Tester- Azure - Public Sector - 6 months

THIS POSITION IS AVAILABLE OUTSIDE IR35

Your new company

One of the largest Public Sector Organisations in the UK

Your new role

C# Automation Tester - Azure

What you'll need to succeed

My client in the Public Sector is looking for a contractor to join a team of Testers as a C# Automation Tester. This is an initial 6 month contract based in North Greenwich, the role is paying a maximum day rate of £454 per day outside IR35.

Essential:

Automation Testing - 70% of the role
C# coding - 30% of the role
Specflow
Gherkin
Azure

Responsibilities:

* Work with Technology Development and stakeholders to ensure all software is tested to the right level under the guidance of the senior test member using Agile practices
* Create test cases and execute the test strategy using predefined testing methodologies, ensuring that there is traceability between the testing implementation and the requirements / acceptance criteria
* Ensuring that automated test activities are conducted in preference to manual testing where feasible and more efficient
* Ensure that all application & technology testing is carried out in accordance with testing standards defined in the strategy

Skills:

* Strong analytical, problem solving skills and good attention to details
* Ability to build effective working relations with people at all levels across the organisation and outside
* Strong written and verbal communication skills including ability to explain complex information with agile development teams including the test design and defect reporting
* Ability to analyse complex systems, spot trends, draw conclusions, and produce specifications and decisions
* Exposure to automation or performance testing tools like Selenium Webdriver, Appium, Visual Studio Load test, HP Load Runner, IBM Rational Performance Tester etc.
* Knowledge of programming language such as C#
* Working knowledge of continuous integration

Experience:

* Extensive experience of collaborating with software development teams in multi-vendor environments to incrementally deliver systems that are tested efficiently and of high quality
* Extensive experience of leading the testing of complex systems under significant pressures of time and cost
* Extensive experience of appropriate documentation techniques for functional and non-functional testing that match customer expectation and that can be used by systems development teams in the production of high quality software
* Broad experience of the full systems development life cycle in an agile environment
* Broad experience in Automation or Performance testing
* Broad experience in test artefacts such as test case and defects

What you'll get in return

This is a fantastic role joining a high profile client within a fast paced environment where you will be able to apply your skills successfully

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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C# Automation Tester - Azure

9 days ago
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - London, UK

C# Automation Tester- Azure - Public Sector - 6 months

THIS POSITION IS AVAILABLE OUTSIDE IR35

Your new company

One of the largest Public Sector Organisations in the UK

Your new role

C# Automation Tester - Azure

What you'll need to succeed

My client in the Public Sector is looking for a contractor to join a team of Testers as a C# Automation Tester. This is an initial 6 month contract based in North Greenwich, the role is paying a maximum day rate of £454 per day outside IR35.

Essential:

Automation Testing - 70% of the role
C# coding - 30% of the role
Specflow
Gherkin
Azure

Responsibilities:

* Work with Technology Development and stakeholders to ensure all software is tested to the right level under the guidance of the senior test member using Agile practices
* Create test cases and execute the test strategy using predefined testing methodologies, ensuring that there is traceability between the testing implementation and the requirements / acceptance criteria
* Ensuring that automated test activities are conducted in preference to manual testing where feasible and more efficient
* Ensure that all application & technology testing is carried out in accordance with testing standards defined in the strategy

Skills:

* Strong analytical, problem solving skills and good attention to details
* Ability to build effective working relations with people at all levels across the organisation and outside
* Strong written and verbal communication skills including ability to explain complex information with agile development teams including the test design and defect reporting
* Ability to analyse complex systems, spot trends, draw conclusions, and produce specifications and decisions
* Exposure to automation or performance testing tools like Selenium Webdriver, Appium, Visual Studio Load test, HP Load Runner, IBM Rational Performance Tester etc.
* Knowledge of programming language such as C#
* Working knowledge of continuous integration

Experience:

* Extensive experience of collaborating with software development teams in multi-vendor environments to incrementally deliver systems that are tested efficiently and of high quality
* Extensive experience of leading the testing of complex systems under significant pressures of time and cost
* Extensive experience of appropriate documentation techniques for functional and non-functional testing that match customer expectation and that can be used by systems development teams in the production of high quality software
* Broad experience of the full systems development life cycle in an agile environment
* Broad experience in Automation or Performance testing
* Broad experience in test artefacts such as test case and defects

What you'll get in return

This is a fantastic role joining a high profile client within a fast paced environment where you will be able to apply your skills successfully

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Java Software Engineer

9 days ago
Morson International - North West, UK

Our client delivers state of the art Sonar capability for UK and International companies. They are seeking a Java Software Engineer on a 6 month contract basis to support their teams.

Successful applicants will be key members of the Software team based at their site in Cheadle, Manchester. Key responsibilities will be to support Java software development.

Technical Skills / Proven ability

  • A solid foundation in computer science / Software Engineering
  • Proficient programming skills, with proven ability in Java development

Desirable / Advantageous

  • Proven ability of Linux (Redhat) environments
  • C++ / Ada knowledge
  • Agile working

Key tasks / responsibilities

  • Full lifecycle software engineering tasks; incl. requirements elaboration, software design and development, test procedures, Software configuration
  • Working with Systems Engineering to develop requirements and a test strategy
  • Working with customer support functions to ensure that currently deployed software products are maintained on both land and at sea

Additional

Due to the sensitive nature of the client's products applicants must be capable of obtaining Security Clearance (SC level minimum).

Systems Engineer

10 days ago
Modis - Birmingham, UK

We are currently looking for Senior Systems Engineers to join our team in Birmingham, Derby or Bristol, where we deliver dynamic and innovative aerospace and defence technology. Successful applicants will be able to develop and implement diverse engineering solutions in accordance to relevant legislation. Candidates should have a passion for team based engineering and personal development.

The initial activity will be to join a systems engineering team working on an Aerospace related control system software development managed under DO-178B.

The task includes:

  • Analysis of System Level Problem Reports including root cause analysis
  • Assessment of likely lifecycle and data item impact through analysis of Sub-System Design, Simulink Design, Software UML Models
  • Validation of Design changes through MatLab Simulink model analysis
  • Creation of Problem Report 'child' tasks in Change Control and Configuration databases
  • Create, modify and review Software High Level Requirements
  • Support Preliminary and Critical Design Reviews; presentation of solutions and analysis.
  • Review test strategy for requirement compliance & analyse test results to confirm compliance

Mandatory skills:

  • Experience in DO178
  • Knowledge of Aero Engines (or similar subsystems in avionics domain)
  • DOORS
  • Ability to elicit requirements
  • Experience of Requirements Based Testing
  • Experience of working with UML models

Desirable skills required for this position:

  • Knowledge of Integrity would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of ARP4754 & ED-12.
  • Knowledge of Requirements Management (e.g. IBM DOORS)
  • Knowledge of Matlab & Simulink modelling;
  • Team working in an Agile/ Sprint/ scrum environment.

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Tester - Data Warehousing

12 days ago
Fairfield Consultancy Services Ltd - Krakow, UK

Responsibilities

To work with project and technical teams to support the development of system test strategy & plans.
To assist in creation of detailed system test plans and to own and drive them forward to completion.
To create test cases, scripts and supporting artefacts
To create test data and/or mine test data for test cases within production data sets.
To thoroughly review unit test documentation for functional coverage
To execute test case and to supervise the execution of test cases.
To raise defects and to review defects raised by other testers for quality and completeness.
Coach and mentor junior testers or developers placed in a test role.

Essential Requirements:

  1. Experience in agile testing
  2. SQL and data analysis skills.
  3. Understanding of SDLC and knowledge/experience of test and defect management
  4. Experience of creating test cases from functional and technical documentation
  5. Able to work closely with a strong development team and influence unit testing
  6. Highly organised and disciplined, with a flexible approach to work

Desirable Requirements:

  • BCS/ISEB testing qualification
  • Experience within capital market
  • Knowledge of the use automated test processes within a data warehouse
High rate for Test Strategy in UK

Performance Tester

13 days ago
J&C Associates Ltd - Basingstoke, UK
Basingstoke, England

Salary: £530 - £540 per day

posted on 16.11.18

Peformance Tester - Andover - £530 - £540

An incredibly exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced Performance Tester to work for a prestigious client based in Andover, Hampshire.

*ACTIVE SC CLEARANCE IS REQUIRED FOR THIS ROLE*

Whilst working on the client site, the primary objectives of the Performance Test Specialist are:

  • Create Performance Test Strategy
  • Undertake a Proof of Concept to establish tools and approach
  • Work within Agile teams early in the Project Lifecycle to undertake performance test activities
  • Produce Workload Analysis Document/Performance Test Design and Performance Test Scripts from project non functional specifications
  • Review non functional specifications to verify that they are unambiguous and testable
  • Execute the performance tests prescribed within the Workload Analysis Document/Performance
  • Test Design and document any deviation from the test scenarios as originally defined
  • Generating test data for load testing
  • Log the results of the tests and present any extrapolation required to indicate how the application may perform in production environment
  • Document defects discovered during the running of the tests
  • Work with Technical Lead and Agile teams to rectify issues encountered during testing and tune the application performance
  • Retest any defects raised and fixed
  • Reporting Progress
  • Summarise performance testing in the Performance Test Evaluation report


Technology Skills:

  • Expertise in Performance Testing Tools and Techniques: such as LoadRunner, Eggplant, JMeter, BlazeMeter and NeoLoad
  • Experience of APEX and .NET based applications is preferred
  • Knowledge of networks, including load-balancing, proxies and Firewalls
  • The ability to perform and report on a Proof of Concept and tool selection exercise
  • Code development in the language of the chosen tool
  • Web/API/Mobile technologies and Basic SQL
  • Ability to build complete test tool infrastructure
  • Understanding of operating system/cloud environment/database environment

*ACTIVE SC CLEARANCE IS REQUIRED FOR THIS ROLE*

If this sounds like the role for you, please do apply ASAP!

Peformance Tester - Andover - £530 - £540

Rates by region
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UK£453/day
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