• Senior Test Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Somerset-Yatton
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/06/2018 11:08)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    Costain Integrated Technology Solutions provide integrated hardware and software based solutions across a broad spectrum of traffic monitoring and management requirements. 


    We are looking to add a Senior Test Engineer (Embedded Systems) to the team.

    What will I be doing?

    • Works with development staff to design and run tests to ensure that products are of the highest quality possible

    • Designs or assists with creation of test strategy at project level.

    • Generates reports and documentation associated with testing.

    • Advises on, and assists with the implementation of improvements to test processes

    • Designing, writing and executing tests

    • Preparing test strategy at project level

    • Defect reporting and management

    • Documentation of tests and test results

    • Liaise with product designers and development staff

    About you

    • Engineering or relevant degree, similar qualification or relevant experience.
    • Management of defects and change using systems such as JIRA.
    • Responsible for the full test life cycle of Requirements analysis, creating and designing Test Cases, Test Tools / Equipment / Documentation, Executing the tests on the product, Defect Capture and Analysis and Reporting throughout.
    • MS Windows and Linux OS environment.
    • Experience in application of test process through a hardware and software development life cycle.
    • Relevant programming experience, e.g. C++
    • Significant relevant experience of testing embedded systems.
    • Automated testing experience.

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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