Windows Server & Test Engineer x4

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  • Location:

    Erskine, Renfrewshire

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  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Liam Parsons

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Windows Server and Test Engineer Roles x 4

Clearance: MOD SC

Location: Erskine

Rate - £300 to £350 DOE

Start Date: ASAP


Implement and Test Windows 2003/2008/2012 and 2016 Server based solutions - hardware and software.

Implement and Test Windows XP/Win 7 and Office 2013/2016- O365 -based End User Device solutions - hardware and software.

Implement Common off the shelf products on end user devices and servers to support the customer infrastructure.

Apply existing IT expertise to the testing of hardware & software in the customer environment.

For any implemented hardware and software, performing the following activities to timescales and constraints communicated by the team leader.

Reviewing Product requirements and Design Documents to determine the scope of testing.

Produce a Test Plan and scope the testing to be performed at a high level.

Create Test Scripts, using Application life cycle manager (ALM) to implement that Test Plan.

Manually run or automate scripts and produce evidence of these outcomes.

Produce a Test Report, summarising the testing performed.

Participate in informal and formal reviews of the above.

Provide support for demonstrations and trials (in-house and on site).

Test Scripts will support both confidence testing and the evidencing against requirements.

Working in Agile groups working to produce scrum sprints and meet objectives

Essential Skills:


Strong Windows infrastructure knowledge of the MS Server 2003/2008/2012/2016 estate

Strong AD installation, monitoring & troubleshooting skills

Strong Windows XP/7/10 Testing or Support knowledge

Hardware - peripherals and basic internal installations

Microsoft Office Testing or Support and Standard Consumer Off the Shelf (COTS) Testing or Support

Network infrastructure troubleshooting skills

Experience in hardware/software testing, integration, change management procedures

Server Virtualisation - ESX or Hyper-V

Cloud platform Knowledge for AWS and Microsoft Azure.

Desirable Skills:

Microsoft Certification (MCSA/MCSE/ MCITP/MCTS)

ISTQB Certification

Experience using ALM, SharePoint, StarTeam/AIX/SQL/CITRIX/Sanctuary/Veritas Clustering/McAfee EPO/Netcool/SCCM.

Experience using GitHub/Jira and automation knowledge