Lead Technical Test Engineer - SC/DV Cleared

Lead Technical Test Engineer

Location: Salisbury

Duration: 6 Months

Rate: £400 - £450 per day

Clearance: Current DV Clearance or SC Cleared and willing to go through DV Clearance

Role overview:

New position for a Lead Technical Tester to work on a major client site and be an integral part of a Test team delivering test services to a diverse portfolio of projects across multiple classifications. You will be responsible via the test manager for ensuring there is sufficient depth and scope of test coverage to suitably assure the proposed implementation.

Essential Skills:

  • Minimum Security clearance of SC
  • ISEB or ISTQB accreditation, Intermediate (Advanced) or higher.
  • Significant and demonstrable industry experience and knowledge of testing infrastructure projects from small bespoke network installations to large, complex, multi domain corporate networks
  • IT Infrastructure testing (Cloud, Physical, networks/ switching, storage, exchange, SCOM, SCCM, AD, GPO etc)
  • IT Infrastructure platforms consisting of Windows / Linux , both Virtual and physical, Clients (win2007- 2010(+) | Centos 6-7(+)) and servers(win2012 - 2019 | Centos 6-7(+))
  • Significant and demonstrable knowledge of testing process, techniques and their application to include, and not be limited to:-
  • Multiple Project dev / test Methodologies (waterfall, V-model, W-model, Agile) with technical knowledge of functional and non-functional test application and delivery
  • Test lifecycle, specifically System / System Integration Testing; OAT and UAT
  • Test Planning (Approach)
  • Test Definition Design (Cases, Scripts)
  • Manual test executions and logging of results
  • Evaluations and reporting
  • Metrics analysis, causal analysis and process improvements
  • Review Processes
  • Risk Management
  • Quality Management

Desirable Skills:

  • Demonstrable SharePoint knowledge and experience
  • MCSE / MCSA (relevant MCPs) certified
  • Knowledge of Security / penetration testing (CEH)
  • PRINCE 2 Foundation or equivalent.
  • ITIL Foundation or equivalent.
  • Test Case Automation
  • Performance, Volume, load and Stress Testing
  • Test Management experience
  • Databases
  • DV Cleared (or is potentially looking to obtain DV or higher)