Lead Test Engineer

With Northrop Grumman UK Limited in Cheltenham - GB

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Posted on July 29, 2020

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Senior, Lead
Role: QA/Test Developer
Industry: Defence & Security
Company size: 501–1k people
Company type: Private


testing, automation, java

Job description

Are you looking to join a dynamic and innovative organisation at the forefront of Cyber engineering within the Defence sector?

 Northrop Grumman is seeking a number of Test Engineers with experience in software and integration testing to join their rapidly growing Test Function in the Gloucestershire area.

We would expect you to have the following:

• ISTQB Foundation/Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing 
• An existing UK Government clearance 
• Firm understanding of both SDLC and common testing practices, including functional, performance, integration, system and non-functional testing 
• Ability to translate both business and technical requirements into testable scenarios 
• Proven data analysis skills 
• A knowledge and ability to use common testing tools, including Atlassian toolset, Jmeter, HP ALM, defect tracking tools
• Experience of automation testing using tools such as Selenium, Cucumber, Jmeter
• Experience of configuration management tools including Git, Stash 
• Experience of continuous integration systems incorporating Jenkins, Bamboo or Docker 
• Knowledge of Agile development practices, including Scrum or Kanban 
• The ability to work as part of a high performing Agile team 
• The ability to identify opportunities to, and preferably implement, automated test solutions 
• Experience of developing all levels of test documentation, including test strategies 
• Excellent problem-solving, interpersonal, analytical, planning and written/verbal communication skills 
• Desire to learn and grow within a high performance and flexible workspace

In addition the following skills are highly desirable:

• Programming languages, particularly Java 
• Scripting languages, such as Python, Javascript or Bash 
• Experience of DevOps practices 
• Experience of UK Government working practices
• Experience of line management or team leadership
• Experience of cross functional team working
• Knowledge of network messaging testing
• Knowledge of distributed data stores such as Oracle or Mongo
• ISTQB or equivalent Certified Agile Tester 
• Additional testing qualifications via ISTQB or other recognised body You will enjoy a growing career as we work collaboratively to innovate the world of cyber security.

Additional   information   for   your   consideration...

You must be able to maintain UK Government clearances

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