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Test Engineer - Information Systems


Test Engineer – Information Systems, Test Plans, Test Scripts,


6 months

£300-£350 per day

SC clearance.


To develop test materials pertaining to the Information Systems (IS) elements of the system as part of the test team.  Execute tests as part of UK-based Integration Test activities and provide knowledge transfer of the test materials to the Romanian based acceptance test team.


Key Responsibilities


Produce Test Stage Test Plans for IS Integration and Acceptance Test Phases

Prepare Test Stage Test Scripts, detailing test steps, test data and expected results

Track and report test progress against stage test phase execution schedules

Contribute to the production of the Test Stage Test Exit Reports

Peer review of T&V team test deliverables and Engineering design documentation

Assist in the defining of the test environment configuration required to support scheduled tests during a stage test phase

Support IS integration test activities including test execution of test phase test scripts, record and verify results and capture defects upon observation of non-compliance

Perform knowledge transfer of IS acceptance tests across to the Romanian acceptance test team.




At least 3 years IS test engineering experience on systems utilising MS Windows Server 2012 R2 and associated core enterprise services (Windows Server, workstation operating systems, Active Directory management, MS Exchange, SCOM 2012 R2, SCCM 2012 R2, SQL Server 2012, Sharepoint, IIS) - Installation, patching, administration, tuning, configuration, hardening/securing lockdown, Anti-malware and HIPS).  Experience with VMWare virtualisation technology, VSphere and VSAN and an understanding of Disaster Recovery (HW/OS/Storage)



Knowledge of network (incl VLAN), system and application level troubleshooting techniques - essential

Experience of projects involving multiple suppliers using varying delivery and test approaches – essential

Knowledge and experience of IEEE829 and BS7925-2 – essential

Proven experience in an industry standard Test Management and Defect Management tool, e.g. HP ALM (formerly Mercury Quality Centre), Rational Test Manager – essential

Understanding of Problem, Change, Release and Configuration Management processes – essential

Experience in use of Microsoft Project or similar planning tool – desirable

Broad understanding of the Prince2 project management methodology – desirable

Broad understanding of the Rational Unified Process software engineering process – desirable

Experience of IXIA test tools for automation and performance monitoring – desirable

Ability to receive tasks and work independently

Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team

Strong communication skills and the ability to be concise in both written and verbal communications

Excellent communication skills both internally within the T&V project and Customer




Educated to ONC diploma level either in a science or engineering based subject – desirable or equivalent experience.

Formal qualifications in testing (Foundation level of ISEB Software Testing) – highly desirable

Relevant manufacturers or technical courses (i.e. Oracle, SQL)


For more information please contact John Paul at Protec Technical Ltd.



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