Software QA Engineer - Defence

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  • Location:

    South West London

  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £40 - £50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    5 months+

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Software QA Engineer - Defence

Location: South West London

Duration: 5 months+

Rate: £50 an hour (Outside IR35)

Please note: Shifts - two parallel streams of testing - 6am till 2pm and 2pm till 10pm - Monday to Friday (every two week rotation)

Role - Software QA

The primary purpose of this job is to perform Project Quality Assurance activities on assigned bids and projects with a focus on software engineering, systems integration and test.

Key Responsibilities - Software QA

  • Oversight, inspection and acceptance of system software builds relating to maritime defence programmes

  • Support execution of the Software Acceptance Test Plan

  • Support Test Readiness Reviews

  • Support witnessed system testing

  • Support validation and verification of software/systems requirements

  • Support engineering configuration management including software and firmware (Programmable Electronic Systems)

Person Specification - Software QA

  • Software Quality Assurance experience, ideally in a maritime systems engineering environment

  • Systems engineering integration and acceptance testing

  • Experience in developing and implementing ISO compliant processes

Competency/Skill requirements - Software QA

  • A good understanding of software development lifecycles (waterfall/agile)

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015, 27001:2013

  • Sound working knowledge of Defence engineering standards and working practices including AQAP 2000 series, DefStans