• Test Engineer

    Posted Date 2 months ago(17/10/2019 13:41)
    Job ID
    2019-3597
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Information Technology
  • 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 experienced Test Engineers 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.
    • Generates reports and documentation associated with testing.
    • Advises on, and assists with the implementation of improvements to test processes
    • Management of defects and change using systems such as JIRA.
    • Is involved in the full test life cycle: Requirements analysis, creating and designing Test Cases, Test Tools / Equipment / Documentation, Executing the tests on a product, Defect Capture and Analysis and Reporting throughout.

    • Manages defects, changes and issue tracking using JIRA.

    • Uses Test Management tools to track test execution statuses and report on test progress

    • Advises on and assists with the implementation of improvements to Test Methodologies and Processes.

    • Manages test coverage of Requirements.

    • Understands and applies agreed test processes to hardware and software development life cycles.

    • Understands both Agile and Waterfall development lifecycles and applies appropriate test methods to each.

    • Uses Microsoft products for communication, workload management, document management etc.

    About you

    • Relevant degree, similar qualification or relevant experience.
    • ISTQB Foundation and/or relevant experience.
    • Awareness and/or experience of the full test life cycle of Requirements analysis, creating and designing Test Cases, Test Tools / Equipment / Documentation, Executing the tests on a 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.

    • Solid manual testing experience, including writing and executing test scripts.

    • Experience of testing a variety of applications

    • Experience of issue tracking tools - ideally JIRA.

    • Experience of both Agile and Waterfall development.

    • SDLC (full lifecycle) experience.

    • Experience of User Acceptance Testing.

    • Good documentation skills.

    • Good communication skills – written and verbal.

    • Excellent attention to detail.

    • Prepared to contribute to test methodologies and processes

    • Flexible, adaptable and willing to handle a very varied workload

    • Some experience of, or an interest in testing embedded software / real time control systems

    • Relevant programming experience, e.g. C++, Java

    • Experience with, or an interest in, electronics and/or engineering

    • Experience of Zephyr for JIRA Test Management.

    • Some experience of, or an interest in automated testing and/or behaviour driven development.  (Gherkin, Selenium etc.)

     

    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, 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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