IT and Internet
Market rates
Job Type:

Test Engineer - Network Management System

Test Engineer NMS


6 months

SC Cleared


Key Responsibilities


Produce Test Stage Test Plans for NMS 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 NMS 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 NMS acceptance tests across to the Romanian acceptance test team.




At least 3 years NMS test engineering experience of testing systems utilising WhatsupGold Total Plus and BMC Footprints for their Service Desk, Communication Management, Configuration Management, Service & System Monitoring and Functional Services Management

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

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

Knowledge and experience of IEEE829 and BS7925-2

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


Understanding of Problem, Change, Release and Configuration Management processes Experience in use of Microsoft Project or similar planning tool

Broad understanding of the Prince2 project management methodology

Broad understanding of the Rational Unified Process software engineering process Experience of IXIA test tools for automation and performance monitoring

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.

Multi-tasking and prioritisation skills

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)


Travel to Europe required.



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

Apply Now
Copyright © 2018 Protec Technical.
All Rights Reserved.