Network Test - Verification & Validation

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  • Location:

    Newport, Wales

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  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day + inside IR35

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

  • Start date:

    December 2019

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Network Test - Verification & Validation

+ 6 month Network role

+ Verification & Validation work

+ SC Cleared position

+ up to £400 per day inside IR35

+ South Wales based

The role:

The V&V Engineer is responsible to the V&V Team Lead for executing allocated V&V Work Packages within agreed cost, time and quality constraints.

In order to demonstrate suitability for release of a Product, System or Service the V&V Engineer is responsible for designing, documenting, implementing and executing tests based on System Requirements. This will include the capturing of results, preparation of Verification Compliancy Matrices and production of Results and Reporting documentation.

Essential Experience

+ Must have experience of formal Verification & Validation of complex electronic equipment and/or supporting software applications

+ Must have experience of the full product lifecycle, from initial V&V strategy definition through to in-service acceptance

+ Familiar with test and integration methods for software and hardware product development

+ Able to carry out development tasks of up to three months duration with only limited supervision

Essential Skills

Must be skilled in development and implementation of Verification & Validation solutions for four or more of the following:

+ Cryptographic Key Management and Distribution Systems

+ Cryptographic Devices

+ Windows hosted software applications

+ Embedded software applications

+ TEMPEST approval of equipment

+ CE approval of equipment

+ Secure Communications Systems/Network Devices

Desirable Skills

ISTQB Software Test qualified to at least Foundation Certificate standard

CCNA standard experience and working knowledge of network configuration and operation

Experience and working knowledge of some or all of the following:

+ Special To Type Test Equipment (STTE) hardware, software and test data development/preparation

+ Automated Testing Techniques

+ Test script/software development (Windows and Unix environments)

+ ISDN Telecommunications equipment and network management

+ TCP/IP network configuration and test

+ Integration/test of database systems (e.g. Oracle/SQL)

+ Black box software testing

+ EMC, Safety, Environmental, TEMPEST qualification testing