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Software Test Engineer

Software Test Engineer

Job ID 
2018-1333
Job Locations 
UK-Aberdeenshire
Category 
Technical / Engineering
Type 
Permanent Full-Time

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Overview

Veripos is a provider of high precision navigation and positioning products and services to the offshore marine oil and gas industry. We are looking for a full time Software Test Engineer to join our R&D department in Aberdeen.

Promoting and leading best test practice whilst designing automated and manual test suites, this role offers the chance to deliver step changes whilst working with modern technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Designing and executing both automated and manual software testing suites for the Veripos product range
  • Promoting and leading best practice across software and systems testing
  • Define, develop and execute test processes, tools and environment
  • Ensure all software delivered to Veripos has been thoroughly tested as per defined test schedules and processes including documentation

Qualifications

Must-Have:                      

  • Degree standard qualification in a computing discipline required or may consider proven work experience where this is not available
  • 4 years minimum experience in software test design & execution or software development with a large proportion of testing  

Key Success Factors:

  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills at all levels and very effective team working skills
  • Collaborative abilities in multi-disciplined teams
  • Ability to take work/tasks/projects to closure
  • Possess excellent analytical skills and be able to produce high-quality testing reports, procedures and other similar documentation

Nice-to-Have:

  • Experience in continual delivery methods and toolsets desirable
  • Experience of working with “offshored” software development projects (India preferably)
  • Experience of web-based bug tracking and project software (e.g. JIRA )
  • SCM tools e.g. Subversion
  • Worked within a formal software testing environment.
  • A prior knowledge of GNSS technologies would be advantageous.
  • ISEB / ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing desirable
  • Possess experience of test automation tools preferable
  • Preferably have knowledge of Global Navigation Satellite principles and systems (GPS, GLONASS)