Technical Test Lead - DV Cleared

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  • Location:

    Corsham, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    ICT, Network Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Tom McParland

  • Email:

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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  • Consultant:


Technical Test Lead

12 months

MOD Corsham

DV Cleared


  • Provide rudimentary domain knowledge to support delivery in specialized areas of testing.

  • Produce Test Plans for simple testing requirements, seeking clarification about requirements where required and contribute to overall Test Plans for more complex requirements.
  • Develop detailed Test Cases and Test Scripts, including expected results, for simple requirements, in line with the Test Strategy.

  • Create test data for simple testing requirements.

  • Execute testing with support if required on more complex scenarios.

  • Document and verify test results.

  • Raise and record details of incidents encountered during testing.

  • Produce Test Reports for simple testing requirements and contribute to overall Test Reports for moderate requirements and ensure best practice information is captured for continuous improvement.

  • Report progress and issues in a timely manner as defined in the Test Plan and the agreed team organization. In particular, to relay issues that might impact on quality or the ability to complete tests according to plan and to proactively seek appropriate solutions.

  • Maintain and develop knowledge, skills and competencies in testing process and tools.

Essential skills:

Able to articulate and demonstrate a good understanding of:

  • Why Testing Is Necessary / What Testing Is

  • The Seven Principles of Testing / The Fundamental Test Process

  • The Psychology Of Testing

  • Test Management: Responsibilities for the Test Analyst

  • Test Techniques / Testing Software Quality Characteristics
  • Reviews / Defect Management / Test Tools

Demonstrable experience of one or more of the programmes listed below:

  • Any - HP ExpertOne Programme Certification

  • ALM

  • QTP

  • Loadrunner

  • Oracle Certified Professional

  • SAP Certified Application Associate

  • Microsoft Certified Professional

  • SQL (for example; production of basic scripts to query a relational database)

  • MS Excel (for example; basic dataset querying and data build)

  • PL/SQL, C, VB, or Java (for example; construction of simple procedures and functions to administrate, or drive
  • HP ALM, HP QC (for example; test implementation, execution and reporting)



  • The role requires full DV clearance